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COVID-19 Bulletin #579

May 20, 2022 Vaccination Manitoba is expanding eligibility for the second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to include: individuals aged 50 or older who live in the community (previously aged 70 or older); First Nations, Inuit and Métis people aged 30 or older, regardless of where they live (previously aged 50 or older); individuals aged […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202213 Views

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Celebrating Indigenous Nurses Day and National Nursing Week

May 11, 2022 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) and Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin Inc. (KIM) commend all Indigenous nurses who have dedicated their lives to advancing the health and safety of Indigenous citizens across Manitoba and Canada. May 11, 2022, marks Indigenous Nurses Day, as proclaimed by the Honourable Audrey […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202222 Views

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New Manitoba Hospitals to be Developed with Local Input from Patients, Health-Care Workers and Communities

May 10, 2022 Portage la Prairie, Neepawa Hospitals Will Improve Care for Manitobans: Gordon Patients, health-care workers and local community members are being encouraged to provide their input as health system planners continue design work for new hospitals in Portage la Prairie and Neepawa, Health Minister Audrey Gordon announced today. “Ensuring new health facilities are […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2022111 Views

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Winnipeg’s new taxi safety bylaw aims to keep passengers safe – Winnipeg Sun

Indigenous leaders and advocates in Manitoba are reacting after a new bylaw was passed in Winnipeg that looks to keep passengers safe when they travel by taxi or other vehicle-for-hire services. “The issue of violence and discrimination at the hands of vehicle-for-hire drivers in the taxi industry has long plagued First Nations in Manitoba,” Assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202217 Views

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Manitoba Government Investing Over $1.4 Million to Expand Community Mobilization, Community Safety and Well-Being Planning Pilot Projects

April 29, 2022 Program to Help More Communities Take Steps to Reduce Crime, Promote Safety and Enhance Well-Being: Goertzen STEINBACH—Manitoba is investing $1.3 million to support the Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Planning Pilot Project to develop local CSWB plans and implement local safety priorities in 12 Manitoba communities, Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2022152 Views

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The Moose Hide Campaign presents its 3 millionth moose hide pin to the Honourable Murray Sinclair

WINNIPEG, MB, April 28, 2022  – Today, the Moose Hide Campaign presented its three millionth moose hide pin to the Honourable Murray Sinclair, former member of the Canadian Senate and Indigenous lawyer who served as chairman of the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission. David Stevenson, CEO, Moose Hide Campaign and Sage Lacerte, National […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202238 Views

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Plan for Manitoba’s Seniors to be Developed Through Meaningful Engagement with Manitobans, Stakeholders

April 28, 2022 Advisory Committee, Network of Community Organizations and Older Manitobans to Play a Key Role in Seniors Strategy: Johnston The Manitoba government is reaching out across the province to listen, learn and work collaboratively with seniors towards the development of a plan that will support older Manitobans to live as independently as they […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 2022106 Views

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Province Investing $1.3 Million in Northern Healthy Food Initiative

April 27, 2022 The Manitoba government is providing $1.3 million from Budget 2022 towards the Northern Healthy Foods Initiative (NHFI) to partner on northern food security projects and strengthen community-led food initiatives, Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere announced today. “The Northern Healthy Foods Initiative works to assist in the development of programs […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202235 Views

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MB Government: Province Celebrates Success of COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign During National Immunization Awareness Week

April 26, 2022 The Manitoba government is encouraging Manitobans to celebrate the success of the provincial COVID-19 vaccine campaign while continuing to roll up their sleeves as part of National Immunization Awareness Week (NIAW), Health Minister Audrey Gordon announced today. “Manitobans stepped up to do their part for the provincial COVID-19 immunization campaign in record […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202231 Views

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Ka Ni Kanichihk Cultural and Wellness Centre expansion to receive $1.8 million investment from Indigenous Services Canada

From: Indigenous Services Canada April 21, 2022 — Treaty 1 Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba — Indigenous Services Canada Culturally relevant and culturally safe wellness programming is a critical component of supporting the health and well-being of Indigenous Peoples—no matter where they live. Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. has been providing a variety of programs and services for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202231 Views

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