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Assiniboine’s ‘trades in a box’ bring skilled trades education to Indigenous communities

Sep 05, 2018 Three new trailers that Assiniboine Community College has coined as ‘trades in a box’ are ready to roll off campus and into Indigenous communities across Manitoba starting today. The trailers will each house equipment required to provide hands-on education in either carpentry, electrical, or piping trades. “Indigenous partners continue to express enthusiasm […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201882 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to visit Winnipeg and make announcements regarding First Nations education and health transformation

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services will be in Winnipeg on Thursday, September 6, 2018, and will participate in two announcements. In the morning, Minister Philpott will attend the grand opening of the expanded campus of Southeast Collegiate in Winnipeg, a secondary school that welcomes First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201864 Views

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Academic year kicks off at BU with Orientation

September 4, 2018 A large group of students sit in bleachers listening to speakers. A group of student leaders in yellow t-shirts is lined up with the speaker Brandon University is welcoming more than 900 new students this fall. BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) is bustling with activity today as hundreds of new students have […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201854 Views

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University of Winnipeg: Lamoureux resumes duties as AVP, Indigenous Affairs

Fontaine named Indigenous Academic Lead, Nelson named Director of Community Learning Kevin Lamoureux has resumed his duties as The University of Winnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs. Lamoureux returned on August 20, following a one-year leave for an interchange with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), during which he held the role of National […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 201853 Views

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Maria Campbell honoured at her home in Gabriel’s Crossing

At The University of Winnipeg’s 113th convocation in June, an honorary degree — UWinnipeg’s highest distinction — was awarded to Maria Campbell in absentia, as she was unable to travel to Winnipeg for the event. Approximately six weeks later, a delegation led by Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, traveled to Campbell’s home at […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201893 Views

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Governor General to Invest 39 Recipients into the Order of Canada

September 4, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 8 Officers and 31 Members into the Order of Canada on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Rideau Hall. The investitures will be streamed live online at www.gg.ca/live. About the Order of Canada The Order of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201872 Views

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Media Advisory – Arctic Gateway Group LP Acquires Strategic Rail Link and Arctic Port at Churchill

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018 – The Arctic Gateway Group LP, consisting of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”), AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (“AGT”), and Missinippi Rail Limited Partnership, a consortium of First Nations and communities (“MRLP”; together with AGT and Fairfax, the “Buying Group”), are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201847 Views

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Repairs to Begin Immediately on Northern Manitoba Rail

August 31, 2018 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Government of Canada is fully committed to the restoration of the Hudson Bay Rail Line, a critical piece of transportation infrastructure for nearly 30,000 people from First Nations as well as other communities in northern Manitoba and the Kivalliq region of Nunavut. The rail line brings […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 201865 Views

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Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on an Agreement Being Reached for Churchill Rail Line

August 31, 2018 First and foremost, the conclusion of this transaction is extremely positive for all Manitobans and in particular for the people of Churchill and northern Manitoba.  They have endured challenging circumstances for a very long time and we have stood with them. We have consistently advocated that the federal government has a jurisdictional […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201847 Views

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Manitoba Government Expands Support to Community Mobilization in Dauphin

August 30, 2018 Investment will Help End Cycles of Crime, Improve Access to Supports for Youth and Their Families: Cullen DAUPHIN—The Manitoba government is increasing its support to the Dauphin At-Risk Teens (DART) program, which co-ordinates police, social service agencies and community organizations to support at-risk youth and their families, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 2018102 Views

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