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We Matter Seeking Director, Operations & Outreach

We Matter Seeking Director, Operations & Outreach September 22nd, 2020- The We Matter team and Board of Directors would like to announce their search for a permanent Co-Director due to the resignation of Director, Operations & Outreach Frances Elizabeth Moore. Frances Elizabeth has played an integral role on the We Matter Team, supporting our operations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 202032 Views

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SCO Responds to 2020 Federal Speech from the Throne

September 24, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is encouraged by many of the commitments made yesterday in the Speech from the Throne, highlighting the federal government’s priorities. However, concrete action is needed in order for the federal government to live up to its promises. “Canada has made several […]

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MMF Launches Homeschool Support Program for Métis Families

September 24, 2020 Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) has officially launched its homeschooling initiative to support Métis parents to homeschool their children for the health and safety of their families and communities. “We do not want parents to feel obligated to send their children to school simply because they do not have […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202012 Views

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SCO Grand Chief Lauds U.S. House of Representatives for Taking Action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

September 23, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO) Grand Chief Jerry Daniels is praising the United States House of Representatives for passing Savanna’s Act on Monday. The legislation is a bi-partisan bill that requires reporting on missing and murdered Indigenous peoples living in the United States. “Getting to the roots of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202023 Views

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Dr. Erin Millions appointed to Welcoming Winnipeg Committee

University of Winnipeg Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Erin Millions will be helping the City of Winnipeg reconsider the names of historical places and monuments. She has been appointed to the newly formed Welcoming Winnipeg Committee of Community Members, which has been set up to review applications and make recommendations to Council on the creation, removal, or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202032 Views

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SCO: First Nation Fall 2020 School Re-Entry Information

During these uncertain times of learning to live with the reality of COVID-19, First Nation schools are taking are taking an abundance of caution to ensure the safety of students in a way that does not disrupt their education.  Below are the re-opening plans for schools in southern Manitoba that has information available. Note: Planning […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202030 Views

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The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Resumes Production Of The Weekly Virtual Town Halls This Fall For 12 More Weeks.

The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Resumes Production Of The Weekly Virtual Town Halls This Fall For 12 More Weeks. Ottawa, Monday September 21, 2020  The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) will be continuing production of the weekly virtual Town Hall and will return Thursday September 24, 2020 at 1PM EDT for 12 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 202021 Views

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Meta Growth Closes Acquisition of Kitchener Cannabis Store

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2020 – Meta Growth Corp. (TSXV: META) (“Meta Growth”, “META” or the “Company”), a leading Canadian recreational cannabis retailer, today announced the closure of the previously announced acquisition of the Meta Cannabis Co. branded recreational cannabis store in Kitchener, Ontario. META announced, on January 9, 2020, that it entered into an agreement with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202022 Views

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MB Government: Province Begins Distribution of Millions of Dollars for Safe Schools

September 21, 2020 Taking Action to Keeping Students and Teachers Safe: Goertzen The Manitoba government is providing direct support and funding to ensure safe and healthy learning environments, Education Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “Our government is providing Manitoba schools with the financial resources they need to support their students and staff,” said Goertzen. “Meeting […]

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Supreme Court of Canada to hear AMC argue First Nations laws must be recognized in dealing with climate change

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 22 and 23, 2020, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) will be intervening at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in a significant and potentially transformational hearing. AMC is the only Intervenor to argue that First Nation constitutional orders are distinct but equal to Euro-Canadian laws. Due to COVID-19, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202041 Views

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