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Fifteen Manitoba Lawyers Appointed as Queen’s Counsel

June 4, 2019 The province has appointed 15 Manitoba lawyers as Queen’s counsel in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the practice of law, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “The Queen’s counsel designation is reserved for long-serving members of the legal profession who have demonstrated outstanding practice, fostered excellence in the profession, and who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201933 Views

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Policing in Indigenous Communities

Public Safety Canada provides funding to support policing services that are professional, dedicated and responsive to the First Nation and Inuit communities they serve. The Program operates in accordance with the First Nations Policing Policy, a national framework for the provision of policing services in First Nation and Inuit communities. Policing services are supported through […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201927 Views

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AMC stands with the families on the release of the Final Report into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Unceded Territory of the Algonquin Nation, June 3, 2019: The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, together with AMC’s Women Council, stand with the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls to receive the Final Report of the National Inquiry. AMC acknowledges that this day is the result of many […]

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MKO’s Statement on the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Jun 3, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – As the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) is released today in Ottawa, Grand Chief Garrison Settee of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is acknowledging the families, the survivors, and the Two Spirit community who have been […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201929 Views

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Manitoba Assists Ontario’s Evacuation of Residents from Pikangikum First Nation

June 2, 2019 The Manitoba government, at the request of the Ontario government, will support the evacuation of residents from Pikangikum First Nation in Ontario.  The community, about 100 kilometres north of Red Lake, is threatened by wildfire and smoke. The Manitoba government’s Emergency Measures Organization is working with officials from Ontario and Indigenous Services […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201933 Views

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Ignoring Métis Nation – the New Protocol Puts Manitoba Mining Future at Risk

The Manitoba Metis Federation – the democratic self-government of the Manitoba Métis – is not surprised the Pallister Government has left the Métis out of the new Manitoba – First Nation Mining Development Protocol. The Métis were ignored, and not invited to participate, despite being Manitoba’s Founders, right-holders, taxpayers and its largest Indigenous People. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201931 Views

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AMC to roll-out plan to mobilize First Nations in future elections

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba, Friday, May 31, 2019 – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs plans to facilitate constructive dialogue between election candidates and First Nations citizens prior to the pending federal and provincial elections. AMC will host a series of town hall meetings with First Nations citizens to allow them to voice their concerns. AMC […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201930 Views

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Brandon University Convocation kicks off with Faculty of Education ceremony

May 30, 2019 Beaming smiles, hugs, and enthusiastic fist pumps were all on eager display as newly minted Brandon University alumni received their degrees at Convocation today. Today’s initial Convocation ceremony conferred degrees on 181 graduates from the Faculty of Education, including 61 who received Master of Education degrees. The valedictorian was Gordon Tanner, who […]

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Manitoba First Nations police officer seriously injured

On May 29, 2019, at approximately 10:45 pm, an officer with the Manitoba First Nations Police Service responded to a disturbance at the gaming centre in Waywayseecappo First Nation. While in the parking lot of the gaming centre, an altercation occurred between the officer and several suspects. During this altercation, the police officer was stabbed […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201942 Views

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Advocating for Safer Rides: MKO Concerned About Growing Number of Complaints from First Nations Citizens Using Taxis

May 30, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) has been receiving an increasing number of complaints from First Nations citizens who have had negative experiences using public transportation systems, specifically taxi cab companies, in both Winnipeg and in Thompson. “This is very concerning as many people who travel to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201936 Views

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