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Winnipeg in midst of a crystal meth ‘epidemic’: front-line workers – APTN News

January 18, 2018 Grassroots organizations in Winnipeg are calling on the province to address what they are calling a “meth crisis” in the city. This comes following a fire set at a transitional housing complex by a client in the throes of a crystal methamphetamine addiction. On Jan. 7 around 12:30 a.m. a man barricaded […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20188 Views

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Indigenous Manitoba teen manufacturing authentic jingle cones, lids – CBC

When Émilie McKinney couldn’t find a local supplier she decided to fill the niche herself Jan 19, 2018 Émilie McKinney isn’t your average teenager. The bilingual high school student has taken her Indigenous hoop, jingle and fancy dancing career to communities across North America and as far away as Cuba and Sweden — all while […]

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First Nations hockey player preparing to represent Team Canada at Olympics – APTN News

January 18, 2018 From the small community of Mallard, Man., to representing her country and making history. That’s what Brigette Lacquette is about to accomplish when she suits up for the Canadian women’s hockey team next month at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Once she steps on the ice she’ll be the […]

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First Nations partner with U of M in study of on-reserve health care – UM Today

January 18, 2018 — Dr. Alan Katz says the evidence is clear: health care on Manitoba’s First Nations is falling short. Primary health care reform has been underway in Canada for more than 20 years. Strides are being made to strengthen the system overall, but there’s been little effect on reserves, the U of M […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20186 Views

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Indigenous woman plans to deliver baby in secret over foster care fears – CTV News

January 18, 2018 Ottawa is preparing for an emergency meeting of Indigenous leaders, provincial and territorial governments, child-welfare agencies and advocacy groups next week to address the staggering overrepresentation of Indigenous children in foster care. Meanwhile in Winnipeg, an Indigenous woman is preparing a home birthing kit. She’s afraid a trip to the hospital will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20188 Views

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Job site accident kills worker involved in northern Manitoba power project – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 18, 2018 GILLAM, Man. _ An employee with Edmonton-based contractor that’s building a transmission line for Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask generating station is dead after a job-site accident. The contractor, Forbes Brothers Ltd., said the man was critically injured while securing a load on a semi-trailer truck early Wednesday at a construction materials […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20187 Views

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University of Manitoba’s upcoming community events – UM Today

January 18, 2018 — The University of Manitoba invites you to a variety of public events on campus and in the community from January to February, 2018. THE BLACK HOLE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS: PITH! It is the summer of 1931 in Providence, Rhode Island. Jack, a quick-witted sailor, dives into the dreary world of reclusive […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20188 Views

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2018 Olympics see historic first for Canadian women’s hockey – CJME

January 17, 2018 As the Canadian women’s hockey team gears up for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, one player has made history before even stepping onto the ice. Defenceman Brigette Lacquette is the first-ever First Nations woman to make the team, and she’s been basking in an outpouring of well-wishes from […]

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Looking back on 2017: An inquiry ‘dead in the water’ and ‘blatant racism’ from a sitting senator – APTN News

January 17, 2018 Should the MMIWG Inquiry be granted an extension? Is Lynn Beyak a racist? Is the AFN relevant? Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Tim Fontaine weigh in on these issues and more as we put 2017 In Focus and look ahead to 2018. The National Inquiry into MMIWG A formal request for an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20188 Views

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CEO gets job extension as Manitoba gears for health delivery change – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 17, 2018 WINNIPEG _ The launch this spring of a new provincial health organization in Manitoba is delaying the hiring of a new chief executive officer for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Real Cloutier stepped into the role of CEO and president on an interim basis last June when the authority parted […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 201811 Views

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