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Winnipeg street named after residential school architect an opportunity to educate public, councillor says – CBC

St. Vital councillor would prefer better interpretive signage about Vital-Justin Grandin Aug 13, 2018 Winnipeg city council has heard a request to strip Bishop Grandin Boulevard of its name because the busy street is named after an architect of residential schools. Residents have expressed concerns about places named after Bishop Vital-Justin Grandin, which include the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20185 Views

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Manitoba Hydro’s $37M net income almost half what it was year before – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 13, 2018 WINNIPEG _ Manitoba Hydro made millions less in income last year and the Crown corporation expects its long-term debt to grow by $25 billion in the next five years. The utility’s annual report shows it made $37 million in net income for the fiscal year ended March 31, down from […]

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MKO asks for help to find missing woman – Winnipeg Sun

The Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is asking for volunteers and donations to help in a coordinated search for an elderly Indigenous woman who was been missing since mid-May. On Wednesday, a coordinated search will take place in Thompson for 60-year-old Diane Bignell who went missing on May 17. RCMP described Bignell as a five-foot-four Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20186 Views

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MKO elects Garrison Settee as new grand chief – CBC

Promises ‘transformational change’ for Manitoba’s North Aug 08, 2018 Manitoba’s northern First Nations elected a new grand chief Wednesday. Former Pimicikamak chief Garrison Settee is the new grand chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak. Two candidates stepped up after former Grand Chief Sheila North stepped down to take an unsuccessful run at the leadership of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20189 Views

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Peguis First Nation Breaks Ground on Two Urban Reserves – ChridD

August 8, 2018 WINNIPEG — Shovels are in the ground on two new urban reserves in Winnipeg and Selkirk. Peguis First Nation turned the sod Wednesday on two commercial strip malls. “Economic development is a key to our success,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. “These new malls will surely have a positive impact on Peguis […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20188 Views

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25 works of Canadian nonfiction to watch for this fall – CBC

Aug. 28, 2018 Here are 25 works of Canadian nonfiction coming out in the second half of 2018 that we can’t wait to read. What it’s about: In Clifford, Governor General’s Literary Award-nominated writer Harold R. Johnson recounts the life of his beloved younger brother, who was killed by a drunk driver. The two brothers […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20188 Views

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Mayer seeks common ground – Brandon Sun

A week into her new role as minister of Crown Services, first-term Progressive Conservative MLA Colleen Mayer says she wants to find common ground with her counterparts as she navigates through hot button issues such as Manitoba Hydro and the ongoing legal dispute with the Manitoba Métis Federation. “You can come together; it doesn’t have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 20189 Views

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In the news today, Aug. 9 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 9, 2018 7:28 Seven stories in the news for Thursday, Aug. 9 ___ PM TRUDEAU STANDING FIRM ON SAUDI ARABIA Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says diplomatic talks with Saudi Arabia will continue but he’s not backing down on Canada’s criticism of the kingdom over the arrest of several social activists last week. Trudeau says […]

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HIV AIDS organizations fear federal funding shift will lead to higher rates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018 16:22 By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS The head of the Canadian AIDS Society fears HIV rates will continue to rise because of a shift in federal funding towards prevention instead of treatment and support. Gary Lacasse said in a recent interview that HIV rates in Canada went up by 11 per […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 20188 Views

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100th Meridian Concert features AGSM billboard launch, Indigenous musicians – Brandon Sun

The second 100th Meridian Concert event will take place in the heart of downtown Brandon. The free event, set for Thursday, will feature Winnipeg-based Métis singer-songwriter Sonia Eidse and Manitoba-born Cree/Métis singer and recent Juno nominee, Iskwé. The city has partnered with the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba to present the event, which will also […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201810 Views

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