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Statement by President Chartrand on the swearing in of Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General

July 26, 2021 Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Today, I am honoured to attend and witness the swearing in of Mary Simon, Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General. The role of Governor General has long been a platform for the advancement of diversity in Canada, with previous selections offering several cultural perspectives that enhance our understanding of the multicultural nature of our country. Today […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #109

July 26, 2021 The demand for the Manitoba physical immunization card continues to be high. All cards requested by July 11 have been mailed out. Additional card stock has been secured and printing has resumed. Digital cards are available immediately. The physical cards will be mailed as soon as possible. For more information, visit https://manitoba.ca/covid19/vaccine/immunization-record.html#immunization-cards. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20217 Views

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Should bilingualism change in Canada? The debate over Gov. Gen. Mary Simon – UM Today

July 26, 2021 — Raymond Théberge, Canada’s official languages commissioner, says his office has received more than 400 complaints about the appointment of Inuk leader Mary Simon as governor general. The “problem” is her lack of French-English bilingualism, although she is bilingual, speaking both Inuktitut and English. Canada has had an official bilingualism policy for 50 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20216 Views

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Indigenomics’ all about respect – Winnipeg Free Press

Jul 26, 2021 Envisioning the future of Treaty 1 is today’s focus and is best done through the eyes of our young First Nations leaders whose thoughtful words can help us frame a dialogue about where we go from here. Ashley Daniels is a full-time student at the University of Manitoba, working towards completing her […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20219 Views

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Police, family renew calls for information on disappearance of missing Manitoba teen – National Post

Jul 26, 2021 On the nights Lena Harper can’t sleep, she stares out a window in her home on Wasagamack First Nation hoping to one day see her granddaughter walk up the driveway. It’s become a ritual for Harper since Tammy Nattaway, who was 16 at the time, vanished a year ago. “I would look […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20218 Views

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SCO Celebrates Inaugural Restorative Justice Class

July 23, 2021 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is paying tribute to a history-making class in 2021. This week, Assiniboine Community College (ACC) graduated the first ever cohort of the Restorative Justice Certificate Program. “This momentous occasion touches on two very key areas for me,” stated SCO Grand Chief Jerry Daniels. “Not only do I want to continue to see enhanced educational opportunities that benefit our people and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202134 Views

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Canada and Manitoba support green infrastructure and upgrades to community, culture and recreation facilities

July 23, 2021 RM of Portage la Prairie—The governments of Canada and Manitoba continue to invest in local infrastructure during this unprecedented time to meet the needs of communities, enhance quality of life, and support economic recovery from COVID-19. Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister and Special Representative for the Prairies, on behalf of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202118 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba Announce Two New Child-Care Centres Opening Soon in Winnipeg

Manitoba families will soon benefit from 108 additional child-care spaces at two new child-care centres opening soon in Winnipeg. “Child-care is not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” said Ahmed Hussen, federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. “The pandemic has made it abundantly clear that we need affordable, flexible, inclusive and high-quality child-care, and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202113 Views

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High Tide Continues Organic Growth with New Store in Martensville, Saskatchewan

CALGARY, July 23, 2021  – High Tide Inc. (“High Tide” or the “Company”) (TSXV: HITI) (Nasdaq: HITI) (FRA: 2LYA), a retail-focused cannabis corporation enhanced by the manufacturing and distribution of consumption accessories, announced today that the Canna Cabana retail store located at 228 Centennial Drive N in Martensville, Saskatchewan, has begun selling recreational cannabis products […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202113 Views

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Fire Bulletin #18

July 22, 2021 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that thanks to recent rainfall in some areas of the province, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, some areas of the province still face high to extreme fire danger levels. These changes to fire and travel restrictions are being implemented, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202110 Views

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