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Province Announces Appointment of New Provincial Court Judge

December 19, 2014 Attorney General James Allum today announced the appointment of Ryan Rolston to the provincial court. “Judge Rolston has a wide range of legal experience and has made numerous contributions to legal education in the province,” said Minister Allum. “His perspective and the integrity he will bring to his new role will make […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014401 Views

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Manitoba Music’s Year in Review: One Helluva Year of Music in Manitoba

December 18, 2014 The JUNOS. BreakOut West. Manitoba Live. Polaris. Calling 2014 the Year of Music in Manitoba is almost an understatement… Winnipeg was the capital of Canadian music as excitement amped up for The 2014 JUNO Awards, which recognized homegrown acts with 13 nominations. The massive event took over Winnipeg in March for a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014479 Views

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Inquest held in Winnipeg regarding northern house fires – Thompson Citizen

December 18, 2014 An inquest is wrapping up this week in Winnipeg after hearing about the deaths of three small children and an adult during two house fires on Northern Manitoba First Nations in 2011. Inquests are called if the chief medical examiner believes that the general public can gain something from the information that […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014394 Views

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Manitoba Government Invests Nearly $12 Million in Water Services Infrastructure in Western Municipalities

December 18, 2014 Provincial Support of Water Services Projects will Help Grow Rural Economies, Protect Environment: Minister Caldwell PIPESTONE—The Manitoba government is investing nearly $12 million to improve water and waste-water systems in 12 western municipalities by upgrading and replacing local water supply and disposal services, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell announced here today. “We […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014443 Views

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Several Manitoba First Nations still haven’t complied with financial … – Thompson Citizen

December 18, 2014 Several Manitoba First Nations still haven’t complied with financial transparency act Nine First Nations in Manitoba, several of them in the north, have yet to comply with the First Nations Financial Transparency Act (FNFTA). Bunibonibee Cree Nation at Oxford House, Dakota Tipi Band, Ebb and Flow Band, Fox Lake Band, Northlands Band […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014431 Views

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Indigenous-run boarding schools could be education answer, says repected FN educator – APTN

Dec 18,  2014 The recent murder of a teenage Indigenous girl in Winnipeg should be a call to action, not just by the police and the justice system, not even by a commission of inquiry. And what sort of action does this heinous crime call out for? From the evidence available to the public to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014506 Views

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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, 2014492 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, 2014457 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, 2014514 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, 2014420 Views

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