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New Funding Support Confirmed for Winnipeg Drug Treatment Court

January 23, 2015 The Winnipeg Drug Treatment Court will receive $1.2 million in federal funding over three years to support the continuation of the program, Manitoba Justice Minister James Allum said today. “This successful program addresses the root cause of criminal behaviour to give participants the supports and strategies they need to live a productive […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015457 Views

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Winnipeg Hot Topic Series: Highlighting the importance of women in leadership

April 23, 2015 5:00 -9:00 pm The Fairmont Winnipeg 1 evening – 4 amazing panelists Get Inspired! Studies by Catalyst (The Bottom Line: Corporate Performance and Women’s Representation on Boards, 2004-2008, March 2011) concluded companies that practice gender and manage diversity well, attain better financial results. Yet, women still only hold 14.5 per cent of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015520 Views

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Winnipeg’s mayor vows to turn words into action to combat racism – Global

January 25, 201 The front of the latest issue of Maclean’s magazine declares “Canada has a bigger race problem than America. And it’s ugliest in Winnipeg.” The city’s mayor says the problem is much larger than Winnipeg but in an interview on The West Block he admitted the article features stories and statistics Winnipegers will […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015512 Views

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Aboriginals have special link to museums – Winnipeg Free Press

January 26, 2015 Imagine a museum dedicated to your family story. It includes your ancestors’ artifacts, archaeological remains and historical interpretations that represent the spiritual and cultural emblems of your life story. Should you get free admission? The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has come under fire because it grants free entry to aboriginal peoples, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015522 Views

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Winnipeg scrambles to deal with racist label – APTN

Jan 22, 2015 An article by national magazine Macleans forced a hastily called news conference in Winnipeg. The MacLean’s article claims that the Manitoba capital is the most racist city in Canada. But as Dennis Ward tells us, it’s more than just a Winnipeg problem. Read More: http://aptn.ca/news/2015/01/22/winnipeg-scrambles-deal-racist-label/

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015445 Views

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BR Winnipeg Racism – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jan 23, 2015 WINNIPEG – The mayor of Winnipeg is promising to fight intolerance after his city was branded Canada’s most racist by a national magazine. Brian Bowman says his wife is of Ukrainian heritage and his family is Metis. He choked back tears as he spoke of how he […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015499 Views

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The Daily – Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015 Consumer Price Index, December 2014 Consumer prices rose 1.5% in the 12 months to December, following a 2.0% increase in November. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index declined 0.1% in December, after falling 0.2% in November. Retail trade, November 2014 Retail sales rose 0.4% in November to $43.0 billion. Unseasonably cold weather, the timing of new product releases, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015488 Views

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Maclean’s claim that Winnipeg is Canada’s most racist city upsets mayor – CBC

Jan 22, 2015 Magazine alleges city’s First Nations residents suffer ‘daily indignities and horrific violence’ Winnipeg’s mayor choked back tears as he began to address the media today about claims by Maclean’s magazine that his city is the most racist in Canada. “My wife is Ukrainian. I am Métis. I want my boys to be as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015437 Views

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Welcome to Winnipeg: Where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst – Macleans

January 22, 2015 How the death of Tina Fontaine has finally forced it to face its festering race problem. “Oh Goddd how long are aboriginal people going to use what happened as a crutch to suck more money out of Canadians?” Winnipeg teacher Brad Badiuk wrote on Facebook last month. “They have contributed NOTHING to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015524 Views

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DAREarts ‘Igniting Change’ in Winnipeg School

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Jan. 20, 2015 – Upon invitation from Southeast Collegiate in Winnipeg, DAREarts led an innovative and energy-filled two-day songwriting camp with a special group of high school students last Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Mentored by Mi’kmaq composer and DAREarts First Roots Program Associate, Cathy Elliott, the youths wrote the lyrics and song […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2015546 Views

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