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Manitoba First Nation offers cash prizes in weight loss competition – CBC

St. Theresa Point holds 3 month challenge in an effort to boost health and morale Sep 21, 2020 A First Nation in Manitoba with high rates of diabetes is hoping to boost community health by holding a weight loss competition with some large cash prizes. “I’m pumped. I’m really, really excited about it, really encouraged, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202010 Views

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MB Government: Province Taking Steps to Hold Federal Government Accountable for Closing the Service Gap on Reserve

September 16, 2020 Judicial Review of MHRC Decision Needed to Clarify Canada’s Legal Obligation: Clarke The Manitoba government is seeking a judicial review of a Manitoba Human Rights Commission (MHRC) decision that found a First Nations family was discriminated against because they could not access provincial health care and related services on reserve, Indigenous and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202054 Views

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MKO: Funding for physical activity projects: Apply by Oct. 16, 2020

Sep 16, 2020 Last year, the Government of Canada announced investments to expand the use of sport and physical activity programming as a means to improve social development in Indigenous communities. Canadian Heritage (Sport Canada) is pleased to launch the second cycle of the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) program component, which […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202026 Views

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MKO – Supporting seniors in your community: Apply for funding by Oct. 20, 2020

Sep 14, 2020 The Government of Canada has launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2020-2021 call for proposals for community-based projects across Canada. The deadline to submit applications is October 20, 2020, at 2:00 pm Central Standard time. If your organization would like to apply for funding or learn more about this funding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202018 Views

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Manitoba First Nations on high alert following COVID-19 cases – Globalnews.ca

September 15, 2020 Two neighbouring Manitoba First Nations communities in the Interlake are making safety their top priority, after reporting three COVID-19 cases on Friday. Fisher River Cree Nation reported a COVID-19 case on Friday, which was the first known case of the virus on a Manitoba First Nation. On Friday afternoon, two more cases […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202018 Views

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Health officials to give update on Manitoba coronvirus fight – Globalnews.ca

September 14, 2020 Manitoba’s health minister and chief medical officer of health will give an update on the province’s fight against COVID-19 Monday. Cameron Friesen and Dr. Brent Roussin have called a press conference for 1 p.m. and Global News will stream the event live in this story. The media briefing comes after health officials […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202025 Views

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MMF Files Complaint to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission Against the Government of Manitoba, Health Minister, and Dr. Roussin

September 11, 2020 Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) announced today that it has sent a letter to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission to file a complaint against the Government of Manitoba, the Honourable Cameron Friesen – Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living – and Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s Chief Provincial Public […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2020178 Views

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MB Government: State of Emergency Extension Supports COVID-19 Pandemic Work

September 10, 2020 The Manitoba government will extend the provincewide state of emergency under The Emergency Measures Act to continue to protect the health and safety of all Manitobans and reduce the spread of COVID-19. The extension goes into effect at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10 for a period of 30 days. A state […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 202032 Views

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Government of Canada investment brings fish and seafood surplus food to Indigenous communities

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada September 3, 2020 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, on behalf of Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today highlighted Government investment of up to $10.8 million through the Surplus Food Rescue Program to the Fisher River Cree Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202024 Views

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Travel Restrictions to Northern Manitoba

Sep 2, 2020 On Thursday, September 3, the Province of Manitoba will put travel restrictions in place that will impact travel to Northern Manitoba above the 53rd parallel. This restriction is meant to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. MKO is awaiting a copy of the final public health order, which will share […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202021 Views

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