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Call for Submissions: Aboriginal Artist CDs and One-sheets for the Reservation Economic Summit

January 22, 2015 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Thursday, February 26, 2015 (in office) Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program (AMP) will be distributing marketing materials for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit members at the 2015 Reservation Economic Summit trade show in Las Vegas, March 9-12, 2015. There will only be enough display space for up to six CDs and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015570 Views

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WAG Brings The Legend of Kiviuq to Life at Family Sunday

Winnipeg, Manitoba, January 23, 2015:  The Winnipeg Art Gallery invites the community to a wonderful afternoon of fun for Family Sunday: The Legend of Kiviuq on February 8. Running from 1 to 4pm, Family Sunday is an opportunity to spend quality time with the children or grandchildren with a host of activities inspired by art. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015534 Views

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Cree community in Manitoba blocks access to construction of hydro line – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 24, 2015 SWAN RIVER, Man. _ Members of a western Manitoba aboriginal community have set up blockades to stop work on the Bipole 3 hydroelectric line. The Sapotaweyak Cree Nation set up two blockades Saturday along Highway 10 to prevent access for workers who are clear-cutting trees near the community. The line’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015512 Views

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UWinnipeg success stories – spotlight on Film Studies

January 23, 2015 VICTORIA – The Moricetown Band has reached agreements for two proposed natural gas pipeline projects to become partners in B.C.’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry and opening the door to economic growth within its community and membership. Pipeline benefits agreements with First Nations are part of the B.C. government’s comprehensive plan to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2015479 Views

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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, 2015415 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, 2015465 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, 2015464 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, 2015470 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:

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015399 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, 2015462 Views

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