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Adjudicator Finds Northern Hotel Didn’t Stop Egregious Harassment – Manitoba Human Rights Commission

January 19, 2018 Human Rights Adjudicator Lawrence Pinsky has found that the owners of the Gillam Motor Inn did not take reasonable steps to deal with harassment in their workplace, contrary to The Human Rights Code. Wanda Ross, a woman of African and First Nations descent worked as a waitress for 4888970 Manitoba Ltd., a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20188 Views

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Worker suffers fatal injury near Gillam – Manitoba Hydro

January 18, 2018 An employee of a contractor working for Manitoba Hydro near the northern community of Gillam suffered a fatal injury early Wednesday. The worker was an employee of Forbes Brothers Ltd. The name and age of the deceased is not being released. Family has been notified. “Our thoughts and condolences go out to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20187 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Manitoba to Improve Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence Through New Training and Resources

January 17, 2018 The Manitoba government is moving forward with several new initiatives to improve support for survivors of sexual violence, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “The Manitoba government continues to look for ways to better support survivors of sexual violence, whether or not they choose to report to police,” said Stefanson.  “These projects […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20189 Views

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Missing 15-year-old girl from Thompson, Man., was last seen in Winnipeg: RCMP – CBC

Judith Robinson was supposed to return home on Jan. 9, but she never arrived RCMP are searching for a missing teen girl last seen in Winnipeg, three days before she was scheduled to return to her hometown of Thompson, Man. Judith Robinson, 15, was last seen in Winnipeg on Jan. 6. Robinson was supposed to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201811 Views

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Justice Has Yet To Be Served For Indigenous Women – Huffington Post Canada

For years, calls have been made to society’s stakeholders, particularly various governments, to establish some sort of proper procedure to determine why Indigenous women have been the subjects of extreme violence and mostly unsolved disappearances for so long. At one point, Patricia Hajdu, the ex-minister for the status of women, had said that research emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201813 Views

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National Inquiry announces Interim Executive Director

January 11, 2018 Executive Director Debbie Reid has left the National Inquiry. While we cannot discuss the details of the matter, we thank Debbie for her contributions. We are ensuring that the National Inquiry’s work is not disrupted during this time of transition. Director of Operations Calvin Wong will act as Interim Executive Director effective […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201810 Views

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Feds pledge $291 million for Indigenous policing – Winnipeg Sun

The federal government pledged an additional $291 million in funding for Indigenous policing, a cash infusion they say represents a “quantum leap forward” for the safety of First Nations and Inuit communities. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale made the announcement Wednesday at the Neeginan Centre in Winnipeg, He said the bump would be spread over […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201814 Views

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Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says

January 11, 2018 Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is necessary and critical to ensure safety and security […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201832 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls on Premier Pallister to stop Manitoba’s divide and conquer tactics in child welfare reform

Jan 10, 2018 TREATY ONE TERRITORY _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) remains resolute that First Nations must lead child welfare reform in Manitoba, and calls on Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister to ensure Manitoba Minister of Families Scott Fielding respects First Nations jurisdiction and stops his continued divisive and unilateral approach to child welfare […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201815 Views

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Feds boost funding for Indigenous police services – APTN News

January 10, 2018 Policing services in First Nations and Inuit communities will receive a boost in federal dollars starting this spring following years of chronic under-funding. The federal government has earmarked $291 million for the First Nations Policing Program that services more than 450 First Nation and Inuit communities across Canada. “It’s budget has been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201812 Views

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