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MB Government: Province Begins Distribution of Millions of Dollars for Safe Schools

September 21, 2020 Taking Action to Keeping Students and Teachers Safe: Goertzen The Manitoba government is providing direct support and funding to ensure safe and healthy learning environments, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our government is providing Manitoba schools with the financial resources they need to support their students and staff,” said Goertzen. “Meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20206 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada to hear AMC argue First Nations laws must be recognized in dealing with climate change

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 22 and 23, 2020, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) will be intervening at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in a significant and potentially transformational hearing. AMC is the only Intervenor to argue that First Nation constitutional orders are distinct but equal to Euro-Canadian laws. Due to COVID-19, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20209 Views

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SCO: Commemorating the Survivors of Indian Residential Schools

Orange Shirt Day – #EveryChildMatters Every year on September 30th, we come together in the spirit of reconciliation to honour residential school Survivors.  Orange Shirt Day was created to commemorate the residential school experience, to witness and honour the healing journey of the survivors and their families, and to commit to the ongoing process of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20209 Views

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Clear Sky Connections negotiates new funding amidst blatant disregard of sovereignty and inclusion in decision making regarding First Nations territories

CYBERSPACE (MANITOBA) – Clear Sky Connections (CSC) is disappointed to be informed that $55M that had been previously allocated for Northern Manitoba has been officially withdrawn by the Government of Canada, at the same time that the Province makes unilateral decisions regarding fibre optics in First Nations territory otherwise known as “Manitoba”. In anticipation of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20209 Views

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Fisher Branch RCMP seize drugs and cash

On September 18, 2020, officers from the Fisher Branch RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence located on the Peguis First Nation and seized a large sum of Canadian currency, 90 grams of cocaine and other drug related paraphernalia in response to a drug trafficking investigation. Officers arrested a 57-year-old female and a 35-year-old male, both from the Peguis First […]

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Manitobans Reminded Minimum Wage Will Increase Oct. 1

Manitoba Finance reminds Manitobans the minimum wage will increase by 25 cents to $11.90 Oct. 1. The increase of 25 cents per hour will raise the current minimum wage to $11.90 from $11.65. This adjustment is based on Manitoba’s 2019 inflation rate of 2.2 per cent, rounding up to the nearest five cents. Budget 2019 […]

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Manitoba First Nation offers cash prizes in weight loss competition – CBC

St. Theresa Point holds 3 month challenge in an effort to boost health and morale Sep 21, 2020 A First Nation in Manitoba with high rates of diabetes is hoping to boost community health by holding a weight loss competition with some large cash prizes. “I’m pumped. I’m really, really excited about it, really encouraged, […]

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Manitoba Music Announces Top Scorers for 2020 Canadian Songwriter Challenge

A summer of songwriting has yielded some stellar successes for nine emerging songwriters from Manitoba. The multi-genre group has been hard at work for the 2020 edition of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge, a songwriter development series run by Manitoba Music with the help of a Bell Media national songwriter initiative. This year’s session brought together […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202027 Views

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Manitoba municipality, First Nation work together to rename Colonization Road – Global News

September 17, 2020 A controversial road in Libau, Man., is being renamed, say community leaders. The Brokenhead Ojibway Nation and the Rural Municipality of St. Clements announced Monday that Libau’s Colonization Road will be renamed following consultation with members of both communities. The communities said they are going about the renaming in the spirit of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202030 Views

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MB Government: Province Taking Steps to Hold Federal Government Accountable for Closing the Service Gap on Reserve

September 16, 2020 Judicial Review of MHRC Decision Needed to Clarify Canada’s Legal Obligation: Clarke The Manitoba government is seeking a judicial review of a Manitoba Human Rights Commission (MHRC) decision that found a First Nations family was discriminated against because they could not access provincial health care and related services on reserve, Indigenous and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202054 Views

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