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Mid-Year IG Financial Confidence Index: Canadians Show Resilience Despite Impact of COVID-19

WINNIPEG, MB, July 21 2020  – IG Wealth Management today released a mid-year update of its annual IG Financial Confidence Index (“the Index”), in partnership with Ipsos Canada. The Index tracks and reports on Canadians’ overall financial confidence through six survey questions, which account for short-term and long-term financial considerations. The 2020 mid-year Index shows […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2020102 Views

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Little Shuswap Lake Band receives Financial Management System Certification

Little Shuswap Lake Band receives Financial Management System Certification In March 27, 2020, Little Shuswap Lake Band (LSLB) received their Financial Management System (FMS) Certificate from the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) making it the 19th Nation in British Columbia to achieve this coveted certification. This means their finance and administrative governance practices now […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 2020231 Views

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Gitsegukla First Nation Achieves Financial Management System Certification!

Gitsegukla First Nation Achieves Financial Management System Certification! On March 27, 2020, Gitsegukla First Nation achieved Financial Management System (FMS) Certification with the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). This means their finance and administrative governance practices now meet FMB Standards which are based on internationally recognized standards of financial management. About Gitsegukla: Gitsegukla is […]

by pmnationtalk on May 13, 2020235 Views

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The SCO wants more funding for off-reserve First Nation people during pandemic – CTV News

April 30, 2020 WINNIPEG — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is asking for more assistance, funding and support for off-reserve First Nations people during the pandemic. Grand Chief Jerry Daniels said in a news release that First Nations people in southern Manitoba are having a difficult time finding the proper resources. “The $15 million allocated […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2020107 Views

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SCO: More COVID-19 funding support for urban and off reserve First Nations needed

April 29, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — First Nation citizens living off reserve are not getting desperately needed assistance, while a lack of federal government transparency is preventing Chiefs from responding to their citizens, according to Jerry Daniels, Grand Chief of the Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO). “First Nation people in southern Manitoba are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2020129 Views

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Manitoba Government to Provide Greater Support and Job Protection for Those Impacted by COVID-19

April 14, 2020 Must Shift Government Resources to the Front Line: Pallister The Manitoba government will now compensate health-care workers who are required to self-isolate for 14 days due to possible exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. “Our government recognizes front-line health-care providers are facing extraordinary challenges during this unprecedented […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2020128 Views

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MKO: COVID-19 Community Bulletin #1: Mental wellness supports during the COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 8, 2020 Note: You can download and print a PDF copy of this bulletin here. Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) and Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin Inc. (KIM) are collaborating with Mental Wellness Services in Manitoba to support Northern First Nations’ leadership and Health Directors during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Feelings of distress, anxiety, fear, and grief […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2020199 Views

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MKO – Funding opportunities: Indigenous Community Support and Emergency Management Assistance Program

Apr 8, 2020 This information is for community leaders, program managers, and community contacts. This is an opportunity for MKO First Nations to access important financial support. The Government of Canada has announced the 2020-2021 calls for funding for the: Indigenous Community Support Fund Emergency Management Assistance Program  Click on either of the above program […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2020145 Views

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Province Announces Over $100 Million in Support and Relief for Manitoba’s Fight Against COVID-19

April 3, 2020 Manitoba Protection Plan Ensures Government Can Respond Quickly and Effectively to Needs of Manitobans: Pallister The Manitoba government is announcing new measures in the Manitoba Protection Plan to provide extra support and relief to homeowners and businesses, and to enhance health preparedness for new medical equipment and shelter space in the fight […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2020147 Views

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Manitoba Government Releases Third Quarter Financial Update

March 3, 2020 Province Slightly Ahead of Schedule to Balance Budget: Fielding The Manitoba government released its third quarter report for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which indicates the province is on the right track to financial recovery in uncertain economic times, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “Manitoba is showing continued progress toward balancing the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 2020146 Views

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