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Band homes can be inspected without mass evictions: Manitoba fire commissioner – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 By Chinta Puxley THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s fire commissioner says some fatal fires in aboriginal communities could be prevented by regular informal inspections that wouldn’t risk a large number of homes being condemned. David Schafer told an inquest examining two fires on northern reserves that such inspections could […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014549 Views

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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Derek Nepinak Filing Legal Action & Demanding Termination of Employment for Racist Remarks From Winnipeg High School Teacher

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Grand Chief Derek Nepinak is calling on the Winnipeg School Division to protect children in their schools and is demanding the immediate termination of Brad Badiuk, a Winnipeg high school teacher who has allegedly made prejudicial and harmful comments about Aboriginal peoples and Grand Chief Nepinak and his family […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014525 Views

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Manitoba fire commissioner says inspections can de done without evictions – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s fire commissioner says First Nations could do informal housing inspections for fire hazards without mass evictions. David Schafer told an inquest examining two fatal fires on Manitoba reserves that regular inspections of band homes could simply look for working smoke detectors and multiple exits in case of fire. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014562 Views

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The Government of Canada helps youth in Winnipeg get jobs

December 18, 2014– Winnipeg, Manitoba – Manitoba Employment and Employment and Social Development Canada The Governments of Canada and Manitoba are joining efforts to help youth in Winnipeg develop the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by Lawrence Toet, Member of Parliament for Elmwood–Transcona, on behalf of the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014478 Views

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Aboriginal leader threatens legal action over teacher’s Facebook comments – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 WINNIPEG _ An aboriginal leader says a Winnipeg high school teacher should be fired immediately over social media comments about First Nations. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak (NEE’-pih-nack) of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs also says he is planning to sue for defamation. Brad Badiuk, a technology teacher at Kelvin High School, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014516 Views

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Manitoba Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Dec 18, 2014 (Reserve-Fire-Inquest) A man who crawled through a window to rescue a toddler from a burning home on a remote Manitoba First Nation says he’s still haunted by the baby he wasn’t able to save. Former band constable Timothy Mason was testifying yesterday at an inquest into fatal hires […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014567 Views

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Manitoba Government Implements Direct Oversight of Private Firms to Protect Children in Emergency Hotel Placements: Minister Irvin-Ross

December 18, 2014 Family Services Taking Steps to Improve Care, Reduce Reliance on Hotels as Temporary Shelters Following a review of private firms caring for children in hotels, the Manitoba government has assigned highly trained department staff to directly monitor contract workers and has begun taking steps to improve care while continuing to reduce reliance […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014563 Views

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We have nowhere safe to go – Winnipeg Free Press

December 18, 2014 Manitoba should support an indigenous-led inquiry into murdered and missing We must ask hard questions of ourselves individually and as a society when women and girls disappear or are murdered. How can we prevent this? What are the solutions? We need a co-ordinated effort to understand this endemic problem and commit to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014508 Views

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Provincial Program Helping Employment and Income Assistance Recipient Overcome Barriers to Employment, Find Good Jobs

December 18, 2014 Two Hundred Individuals Participating in Work Experience Pilot Projects in Winnipeg, Northern Manitoba: Minister Chief A total of 200 employment and income assistance recipients are participating in the Manitoba Works! Co-operative Work Experience pilot program, where they are receiving training and other supports that will help them find good jobs and continue […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014427 Views

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Constitution Act, Treaty 1 at CMHR – Winnipeg Free Press

December 18, 2014 Documents the basis of Canadians’ rights The original Treaty No. 1 land agreement of 1871 and the 1982 Proclamation of the Constitution Act are two of 11 historic and rarely loaned artifacts on display at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The documents can be viewed in the CMHR’s Protection Rights in […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014596 Views

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