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MKO Encourages Government Officials to Work with Indigenous Peoples to Develop Action Plans to Improve Safety

Oct 15, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is responding to stories published by the Winnipeg Free Press that provide details about the man charged with second degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Norma Andrews. Ms. Andrews, a member of Manto Sipi Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba, was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20193 Views

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Devastated parents say incentivized apprehensions need to stop in Manitoba – APTN New

October 9, 2019 A Brandon Manitoba family, who is in a bitter battle with Michif Child and Family Services over their five-month-old infant son, says the system is unfairly rigged against families who are forced to comply with unreasonable demands like unwarranted supervised visits. They say if you try to fight back, you risk losing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 20199 Views

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MB Government: Province Issues Enforcement Update

October 8, 2019 Video Evidence Leads to Conviction in Dangerous Night Hunting Incident Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that after an extensive investigation, numerous interviews and animal DNA testing, a Manitoba man has been convicted of multiple hunting offences, suspended from holding a big game hunting licence, and forfeited his vehicle and hunting gear. The investigation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201918 Views

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More details needed in Manitoba response to Tina Fontaine report: advocate – CBC

Manitobans need to know what’s being done to help children, says Daphne Penrose Oct 08, 2019 Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says a lot more needs to be done if the government is to save children in care from the grim reality of an Indigenous teenage girl whose body was found in a river. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201915 Views

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Remembering and Honouring Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls on October 4

Oct 4, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB –Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is remembering and honouring the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Two Spirit, and gender diverse people today with a special ceremony taking place in Thompson. Members of the public are invited to gather at the Riverlodge Place at 351 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201916 Views

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MKO Statement on Arrest in the Homicide of Norma Andrews

Oct 4, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this statement to respond to news that the Winnipeg Police have made arrest in the case of the homicide of Norma Andrews. Ms. Andrews was killed on September 21, 2019, and she was the 29th homicide victim in Winnipeg […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201915 Views

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Joint Statement from Indigenous and Northern Relations Eileen Clarke and Rochelle Squires, Minister Responsible for Status of Women

October 4, 2019 Today marks Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day in Manitoba, and we urge all Manitobans to show support for the families of women and girls stolen through violence by taking a moment to honour them on this day. We remember the lives of the many women and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201914 Views

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Winnipeg police clarify information on not naming ‘Johns’ – APTN News

September 29, 2019 Winnipeg police say they made an error when communicating about the way they deal with sex buyers on city streets and whom they greenlight for a related court-diversion program. “In the event that we ever arrest somebody for trying to obtain sexual services from someone under the age of 18, the police […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201911 Views

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MKO Remembers Norma Ellen Andrews: Winnipeg’s Latest Homicide a Reminder on Immediate Need for Action

Sep 25, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is remembering the late Norma Ellen Andrews today. Ms. Andrews is the 29th homicide victim in Winnipeg in 2019. She was a member of the Manto Sipi Cree Nation in MKO Territory. “Norma’s life was sacred. She was a mother, daughter, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201918 Views

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Family calls for changes after young woman dies in Winnipeg rooming house – APTN News

September 25, 2019 The family of Norma Andrews is calling for systemic changes to help women in need after the young Cree woman was found dead in Winnipeg rooming house over the weekend. “I don’t want anyone else to lose their loved one like this,” Larry Andrews, Norma’s father, told media Wednesday morning. “The system […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201922 Views

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