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Health Canada Launches National Call for Proposals for the Substance Use and Addictions Program

From: Health Canada Funding will help communities address the overdose crisis and problematic substance use July 22, 2021 | Winnipeg, Manitoba | Health Canada The opioid overdose crisis is a serious public health crisis that continues to affect families and communities across Canada. Tragically, the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded the ongoing overdose crisis, with many […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202118 Views

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Archaeological investigation of pre-contact Indigenous farmers continues near Melita

July 22, 2021 NEAR MELITA – Archaeologists from Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) are continuing their investigation of how Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans. Brandon University Department of Anthropology Professor Dr. Mary Malainey and the MAS are working this summer in and around the Olson […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202115 Views

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WAG-Qaumajuq Launches Visible Vault Digital Platform, Supported by Canada Council for the Arts

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Treaty 1 Territory, July 22, 2021: The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG)-Qaumajuq is pleased to announce the Visible Vault interactive digital platform launches today, made possible with support from the Canada Council for the Arts. The innovative trilingual online platform (English, Inuktitut, and French) gives the public access to the world’s largest public collection of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202111 Views

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Meet the P2GS instructors

July 22, 2021 The Pathways to Graduate Studies (P2GS) offered five Indigenous students the opportunity to instruct Indigenous students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Melissa Anderson, Sean Hansen-Romu, Sidney Leggett, Josh Swain, and Hannah Tuckett all have diverse interests but have a common commitment in the pursuit of science in a range of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202114 Views

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Official Candidates for the MKO Grand Chief Election 2021

Winnipeg, MB, July 21, 2021 – The election for Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) Grand Chief will be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, during the 40th MKO Annual General Assembly in Norway House Cree Nation. All Chiefs, Headmen, and Councillors of MKO member First Nations are eligible to vote. There shall be no proxies. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202114 Views

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Notice to media – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, will be in Winnipeg, MB to visit partners and highlight Government of Canada initiatives.

From: Health Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, will be in Winnipeg, MB to visit partners and highlight Government of Canada initiatives. Thursday, July 22, 2021, Winnipeg, Manitoba 10:30 am CDT – Minister Hajdu will visit the Ma Mawi Chi Itata Centre, an Indigenous community and program service provider. The centre currently provides […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202114 Views

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Pauingassi First Nation Wildfire Evacuations Update

July 21, 2021 Pauingassi First Nation, Treaty Five Territory – In the last week, Pauingassi First Nation has experienced extremely heavy smoke in the community due to numerous nearby wildfires. The First Nation has been working diligently with various partners to ensure the safety and evacuation of community members. Partial evacuation (Elders, infants/parents and people […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202156 Views

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Alberta Métis Federation and Manitoba Metis Federation Sign Memorandum of Understanding – Signals New Era of Cooperation

July 21, 2021 Edmonton, AB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – At a signing ceremony held today, representatives of the Alberta Métis Federation (AMF) and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalizes cooperation towards several goals that are critical to Métis Nation Citizens across the Métis Nation Homeland and of significant importance to all Canadians. Amongst other things, this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202115 Views

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #107

July 21, 2021 For young people aged 12 to 17 to be fully immunized for their return to school in the fall, they should receive their first vaccine by Tuesday, July 27. This allows for the minimum 28 days between doses and two weeks after the second dose for the best immune response. There are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202114 Views

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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief and Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Election Results Announced

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – On July 13 and 14th, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) held its 33rd Annual General Assembly and elections in Long Plain First Nation. Today, the AMC is sharing the official election results. For the position of AMC Grand Chief, there were two rounds of voting by MB Chiefs in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202112 Views

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