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3,100 Manitoba wildfire evacuees getting support from Indigenous Services – CBC

Jul 28, 2021 York Factory, Red Sucker Lake residents preparing to go home; 4 other First Nations still evacuated Four separate fires in eastern Manitoba have merged to become one of the largest single fires on record, a spokesperson for the provincial government said Wednesday. The fire, near Bloodvein First Nation on the eastern shore […]

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Master’s Studentship Competition supports emerging researchers

July 28, 2021 When Research Manitoba and partners announced $1.37M in research funding and the recipients of the 2021 Grants and Awards competition Emma Traynor and Janelle Poiron were thrilled to be on the list. The University of Winnipeg students will each receive $12,000 as part of Research Manitoba’s annual Master’s Studentship Competition. The annual […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #110

July 28, 2021 Newcomers to Manitoba, immigrants, disenfranchised or homeless individuals are reminded they can get immunized despite not having a Manitoba health card. A vaccination can be administered at a super site, at one of the numerous community-led clinics or at a mobile van, which are all currently operating. The pre-vaccination process will involve […]

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Finalists announced for Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s 2021 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

(Toronto, ON – July 27, 2021) – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announced today the finalists for the 2021 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians whose efforts are making a positive difference in the lives of children and youth involved in the child welfare system. “This award shows us […]

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SCO Statement on RCMP Investigation into Allegations of Sexual Abuse at Fort Alexander Residential School

ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) wholly supports the RCMP’s large-scale investigation into the many allegations of sexual abuse at the former Fort Alexander Residential School, located in Sagkeeng First Nation. “First, I want to offer my most heartfelt prayers for all those who suffered abuse at the Fort Alexander […]

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Canada and Manitoba partner with City of Brandon to create affordable housing

July 28, 2021 The federal and provincial governments are collaborating with the City of Brandon to develop affordable housing for the community with a 48-unit complex at the site of the former Fleming School. The affordable housing complex will include 42 two-bedroom and six three-bedroom units. Eight of the units on the main floor will be […]

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Dallas Stars draft Indigenous Winnipegger – News 1130

Conner Roulette, an Indigenous Winnipegger drafted by the Dallas Stars in this year’s NHL draft says he couldn’t have made it to such a high level without his family, and his Indigenous role models. He tells Mike Albanese, he’s hoping to break into the NHL, and be a role model for the next generation. Read […]

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MACY: Youth Ambassador Advisory Squad unveils The Re-Right Project, with first of 42 murals dedicated to children’s rights

WINNIPEG, TREATY ONE TERRITORY, HOME OF THE METIS NATION – The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth’s Youth Ambassador Advisory Squad (YAAS!) has revealed the first of 42 planned murals dedicated to children’s rights, all of which will be located throughout Manitoba. For more than a year, YAAS! has been hard at work developing The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202115 Views

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City of Brandon Celebrates Manitoba 150

Brandon, MB – City of Brandon Parks & Recreation Services is excited to announce that the city is hosting several events to mark the official celebration of Manitoba’s 150th Anniversary. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the city is hosting a week-long celebration from September 19th to 25th, in partnership with Manitoba 150. Events include a […]

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Manitoba RCMP acknowledge decade-long investigation into sexual abuse at former residential school – Global News

July 27, 2021 Manitoba RCMP acknowledged Tuesday they’ve been investigating allegations of sexual abuse at the former Fort Alexander Residential School on Sagkeeng First Nation for the past decade. Information-gathering about historical allegations began in February 2010, police said, and involved investigators reviewing archival records both in Manitoba and Ottawa. After going through thousands of […]

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