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IISD: Damage and Costs Caused by Flooding in Manitoba Could Be Reduced by Investing in Natural Infrastructure

WINNIPEG, September 19, 2018—The damage caused by the frequent flooding that Manitoba endures annually could be significantly mitigated if more were invested to maintain its natural infrastructure, such as wetlands and riverbeds. This is according to a new report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation and the Winnipeg-based International […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201888 Views

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Child Welfare Legislative Review Committee Submits Report to Government

September 18, 2018 Recommendations Focus on Empowering Families and Communities Through Dramatic Shift in the Child Welfare System: Stefanson The provincially appointed legislative review committee on child welfare submitted its final report and recommendations to government, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “This is the first critical review in 15 years and we commend the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 2018111 Views

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UCN to Create New Centre for Indigenous Community Development Sheila North engaged to lead in development

University College of the North (UCN) is announcing today the creation of the “Centre for Indigenous Community Development” with the goal of helping Indigenous and northern communities develop economically, socially, and culturally. Former MKO Grand Chief Sheila North has been engaged to lead the new Centre. “UCN is especially pleased that Sheila North has agreed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 201852 Views

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The North West Company acquires Kitnuna Pharmacy in Cambridge Bay, NU

Winnipeg MB, September 17, 2018 – The North West Company (“North West”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kitnuna Pharmacy in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. With the addition of Kitnuna Pharmacy, North West now operates 17 community pharmacies, with the majority located in remote communities across northern Canada. Kitnuna Pharmacy provides retail pharmacy services, including […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201877 Views

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NorthMart Happy Valley-Goose Bay Store Partially Damaged by Fire

Winnipeg, MB, September 17, 2018 – The North West Company announced today that its NorthMart Store in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL was partially damaged by fire in the early morning of September 15th. The store offers a full assortment of everyday essential grocery and general merchandise items in its 27,000 square feet of sales space. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201874 Views

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First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care

First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, support the National Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework as one opportunity for First Nations to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2018257 Views

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TRC Manitoba: New TEI Webinar Series Dates for Fall 2018

September 15, 2018 The TRCM is happy to announce the Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) Webinar Series for Fall 2018. Please see the attachment for additional information, including how to apply. NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 201860 Views

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TSB deploys an investigator to a train derailment near Ponton, Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 17 September 2018 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to a Hudson Bay Railway train derailment that occurred on 15 September 2018 near Ponton, Manitoba. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201861 Views

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Book on Brian Sinclair co-authored by UWinnipeg history prof

September 14, 2018 A new book co-authored by UWinnipeg history professor Mary Jane Logan McCallum and University of Manitoba history professor Adele Perry examines the story of Brian Sinclair, a middle-aged, non-Status Anishinaabeg resident of Winnipeg, who arrived in the emergency room of a major downtown hospital in 2008 — and ultimately died from an […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201861 Views

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Arctic Gateway Group Statement Regarding Derailment

THE PAS, MB, Sept. 16, 2018 – It is with a heavy heart that the Arctic Gateway Group advises that a derailment has occurred on the Hudson Bay Railway. The derailment occurred at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, September 15th, near Ponton, Manitoba. Ponton is approximately 145 miles southwest of Thompson and approximately 545 miles northwest of Winnipeg. In addition to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201882 Views

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