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APTN’s First Contact Premieres This September, Takes Six Canadians On An Extraordinary Journey Through Indigenous Canada

Produced by Animiki See Digital Productions, Nüman Films, and Indios Productions, the series will air as a three-night television event on APTN starting September 11 at 7:00 pm. ET/PT FIRST CONTACT is narrated by George Stroumboulopoulos APTN Reveals the Six Canadians Joining the 28-Day Exploration of Indigenous Canada Click here to watch the trailer August […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20182 Views

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Province Announces Funding for Additional 225 Community Development Projects

August 16, 2018 The Manitoba government will provide $3.7 million in grants to projects for non-profit and community-led organizations, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “Investing in non-profit organizations helps to build Manitoba’s communities while encouraging economic development across the province,” said Wharton.  “Our government is pleased to provide increased financial support for non-profit […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20183 Views

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Remarks by Minister Goodale to the Canadian Association of Police Governance

From: Public Safety Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba August 9, 2018 Good morning everyone. Minister Wharton.  Your Worship.  Chief Smyth.  President Silverthorn.  Mr. Asper.   Ladies and gentlemen: As we gather on the territory of Treaty #1 and in the homeland of the Metis, it’s my pleasure to bring you greetings and good wishes from Prime Minister Trudeau […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20186 Views

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AMC: Manitoba Hydro targeting First Nations ratepayers

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is responding to news that Manitoba Hydro is asking the Manitoba Court of Appeal to overturn the Public Utilities Board (PUB) decision to create a new ‘First Nation on Reserve’ residential rate class. The PUB made its decision after carefully considering thousands of pages […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201812 Views

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Sixteen kids graduate from Indigenous Leadership Math Camp

On Friday, August 10, a group of 16 children in grades 1-3 graduated from this summer’s first session of Indigenous Math Leadership Camp at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre. The two-week camp is offered for free to community youth and is designed to help increase mathematical literacy while also engaging Indigenous culture. Student activities include […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201812 Views

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Manitoba Hydro releases 2017–18 Annual Report

August 14, 2018 Manitoba Hydro released its annual report today showing a total consolidated net income of $37 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, down from $71 million in 2016–17. The $37 million in net income was comprised of $18 million in the electric segment, $7 million in the natural gas segment, with $10 […]

by pmnationtalk on August 14, 20187 Views

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Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201816 Views

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The North West Company to Host Volunteer Day at Siloam Mission

Renowned Canadian Singer and Songwriter Tom Jackson to Perform Concert for Patrons Winnipeg MB, August 13, 2018– As part of The North West Company’s ongoing community engagement initiative, North West will be dedicating a day on August 14, 2018 to “Give Back” to the community. Since 1987, Siloam Mission has provided meals, clothing, and hope […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 20189 Views

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Manitoba Hydro asks court to review PUB directives

August 10, 2018 Manitoba Hydro is asking the Manitoba Court of Appeal to review and overturn certain aspects of a recent Public Utilities Board (PUB) order. In a leave to appeal filed earlier today, the Crown corporation is requesting the court consider jurisdictional issues with two aspects of PUB Order 90/18, namely directing the corporation […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201812 Views

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YouthUnited(at)Winnipeg completes successful second year

WINNIPEG, MB – Twenty students from diverse backgrounds and neighbourhoods have successfully concluded their 15-week YouthUnited@Winnipeg (YU@W) experiential learning program. The innovative course was based on the principles in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action. It was created in partnership with the City of Winnipeg, initiated by Winnipeg Councillor Brian […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201814 Views

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