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AMC calls on Canada to include changes to the gaming provisions of the Criminal Code

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – In response to yesterday’s announcement that Canada will seek to amend the Criminal Code to allow single-event sports betting in Canada, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) calls on Canada to amend the Criminal Code to affirm First Nations’ rights to control gaming activities in accordance with their inherent jurisdiction […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202011 Views

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COVID-19 Bulletin #268

November 27, 2020 Public health officials advise 14 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a male in his 50s from the Winnipeg health region; • a male in his 50s from the Interlake–Eastern health region; • a male in his 70s from the Interlake–Eastern health region; • a male in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 20208 Views

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AMC comments on another Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Order on Jordan’s Principle

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ (AMC) Grand Chief Arlen Dumas commends the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, other First Nations parties and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) for their decision on the approach to the process to determine which children are eligible for consideration to receive […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 20209 Views

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Delta 9 Develops Proprietary Decontamination Technology to Help Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

WINNIPEG, MB – DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. (TSX: DN) (OTCQX: VRNDF) (“Delta 9” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has developed and validated new proprietary decontamination equipment, branded the “Decontamination Pod” (or “D-Pod”), which can be used to decontaminate medical supplies, personal protective equipment (“PPE”), and other equipment. Canadian and US patent […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202012 Views

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SCO: First Nations Must Be Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine

November 26, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is wanting answers from the federal government when it comes to prioritization for approved COVID-19 vaccinations. “The data is glaringly obvious and devastating,” stated SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels. “The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting our Anishinaabe and Dakota communities. Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202010 Views

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COVID-19 Bulletin #267

November 26, 2020 Public health officials advise 10 additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including: • a male in his 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region and linked to the outbreak at the Bethesda Regional Health Centre; • a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region: • a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 20208 Views

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MKO: Funding opportunities from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Nov 26, 2020 Launched – Team Grants in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness The CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD), Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH), Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 20208 Views

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MAIG student recognized with CBC Manitoba Future 40 Award

University of Winnipeg student Tammy Wolfe has been recognized with a CBC Manitoba Future 40 Award for her work advocating for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. “It’s meaningful to me, as an Ininiw Iskwew (Cree woman), to be recognized,” she said. “I have overcome many of the social justice issues that Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 20209 Views

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Manitoba Inuit Assoc.: NTI Elections 2020

November 25, 2020 NTI Elections are being held on December 14th, 2020. Due to COVID-19 they will not be able to hold polling stations in the southern markets this year. In an effort to give Inuit an opportunity to cast their vote we have been provided election info and forms available here. If you have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202015 Views

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The AMC marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) marks November 25, 2020 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It is also the first day of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence running to December 10, which is World Human Rights Day. AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202011 Views

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