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Government of Canada Supports Clean Energy in Rural and Remote Communities

February 16, 2018 — Winnipeg — Natural Resources Canada Reducing reliance on diesel in rural and remote communities will decrease Canada’s carbon footprint, support climate change adaptation, contribute to healthier communities and provide new opportunities for jobs and economic growth. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, today announced a call for proposals […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 2018245 Views

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Province Announces Conditional Acceptance of Proposals to Operate Retail Cannabis Locations – Government of MB

February 16, 2018 Following a request for proposals (RFP) issued on Nov. 7 seeking qualified applicants to operate retail cannabis locations, the Manitoba government has evaluated the submissions according to the criteria established in the RFP and conditionally accepted four proposals, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “I’d like to thank all […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 2018175 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau of a new approach to rights recognition and implementation to be developed “in full partnership” with First Nations, including new mechanisms […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 2018620 Views

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Louis Riel Day: Celebrating Métis inclusion on campus – UM Today

February 13, 2018 — Louis Riel is a Métis hero, founding father of Manitoba, and leader who fought to protect his people. In his honour, Louis Riel Day celebrates the history, resiliency and re-emergence of the Métis whom he defended. Louis Riel Day is officially celebrated in Manitoba on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, as a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 2018176 Views

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Government of Canada to create Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework

Ottawa, Ontario February 14, 2018 For too long, Indigenous Peoples in Canada have had to prove their rights exist and fight to have them recognized and fully implemented. To truly renew the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples, the Government of Canada must make the recognition and implementation of rights the basis for all relations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2018213 Views

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MMF hosts emergency meeting of Métis Fishers

February 14, 2018 Winnipeg, MB (Feb 13, 2018) – Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand brings together Métis fishers and other principals to find solutions and shape the future of the troubled fisheries industry. The MMF convened the emergency meeting after news that Métis fishers in Manitoba are awaiting hundreds of thousands of dollars in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 2018175 Views

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Joint Statement on the Stanley Trial Verdict – University of Alberta

From: Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta Department of Indigenous Studies, University of Saskatchewan Department of Native Studies, University of Manitoba February 11, 2018 Like most people, when we heard the not guilty verdict in the Stanley trial, we struggled and continue to struggle to understand how it could have been reached. However, though […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 2018176 Views

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The Fans have Spoken, APTN Listened – Critically Acclaimed Drama North of 60 Returns to Airwaves

The Fans have Spoken, APTN Listened – Critically Acclaimed Drama North of 60 Returns to Airwaves Winnipeg (February 12, 2018) – Several generations grew up watching the popular series North of 60, before it left the TV screen a little over a decade ago. Today, fans are still enthralled with the drama. “APTN regularly receives […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 2018319 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Province Announces New Appointments to Liquor and Lotteries Board

February 9, 2018 Crown Services Minister Cliff Cullen is ensuring good stewardship of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries by appointing three new board members. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of three distinguished Manitobans to the board of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, each of whom I am confident will continue the good work of the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018233 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Friesen Announces Budget Date Set for March 12

Keeping Our Promises, Delivering Progress for Manitobans: Friesen Manitoba’s 2018 budget will be presented on Monday, March 12 when the provincial legislature has resumed sitting, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Two years ago, we committed to Manitobans to fix the finances, repair the services and rebuild our economy,” said Friesen. “We are facing these […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018219 Views

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