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Canada Fails to Grasp the “Emergency” in First Nations Child Welfare: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Finds Federal Government Non-Compliant with Relief Orders

OTTAWA, ON (February 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m.) – The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has issued a fifth legal order (2018 CHRT 4) against the Federal government in an ongoing case for equity for First Nations children and families. A landmark ruling by the Tribunal in January 2016 found Canada to be racially discriminating […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2018118 Views

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Fine Arts students, BU Theatre Club collaborate for exhibition on mental health

February 1, 2018 BRANDON – Members of the Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art and the BU Theatre Club are teaming up to launch a new exhibition at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Fine Art. Coinciding with Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) Mental Health Week, the exhibition is titled “Drawing the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201884 Views

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Supporting Métis research and students – U of Winnipeg

January 31, 2018 The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that brings an additional $600,000 to campus to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg over the next decade. Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds on a strong […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201892 Views

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Wasaya Group and Exchange Income Corporation Announce Partnership

WINNIPEG, Feb. 1, 2018  – We are pleased to announce Wasaya Group (“Wasaya”), its shareholders and Exchange Income Corporation (“EIC”) (TSX:EIF) have entered into an agreement to partner whereby EIC will both recapitalize Wasaya and the Wasaya shareholders will exchange a portion of their interests in Wasaya for shares of EIC.  These transactions, together with anticipated […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201874 Views

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Statement by Minister Philpott on the February 1 Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Compliance Orders and immediate actions being taken by the Federal Government

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (February 1, 2018) – The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement: “Today, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal released a new ruling, and the Government of Canada has taken immediate action as part of its commitment to continue fully implementing all of the Tribunal’s orders. Our government has been working […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201883 Views

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Minister’s Message – Heart Month – February 2018

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. We can all reduce our risk of heart disease by making healthy lifestyle choices, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, and limiting alcohol intake. To help make the healthier […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201873 Views

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Province Issues Update to Fall Conditions Report – Government of MB

January 31, 2018 Flood Risk Still Dependent on Winter Weather: Schuler The risk of significant spring flooding remains low for most locations across the province at this time, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “As Manitobans know, weather conditions in our province can change on a moment’s notice.  Our government will remain ready to act […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 2018117 Views

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Minister Monsef highlights Government of Canada actions to advance gender equality

January 31, 2018 – New York City, New York – Status of Women Canada Canadians believe in gender equality, but we must continue taking bold actions that will bring it closer to reality. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, participated today at the Women in Corporate Leadership Initiativeevent in New York City. Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201882 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation and University of Winnipeg Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Support Métis Research and Students

January 31, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Metis Federation and The University of Winnipeg signed a Memorandum of Understanding which brings an additional $600,000 to the University to support Métis scholarship over the next decade. Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201867 Views

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Call for Submissions – MFNERC

MFNERC’s publishing unit is now accepting submissions for a new anthology entitled Voice: Appropriation and Representation in Canada, to be published in 2018. The anthology will feature works from emerging and established Indigenous Canadian writers with a focus on cultural appropriation and Indigenous representation in this country and its effects, from a historical or contemporary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201897 Views

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