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Woman walks across Winnipeg to raise awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous men and boys – CTV News

October 23, 2020 WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg woman walked across the city on Thursday with the goal of raising awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous men and boys. Tracy Fiddler began her 12-kilometre journey at noon and travelled down Portage Avenue from Westwood Drive, finishing at the monument honouring MMIWG at The Forks. She said […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202026 Views

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Terry Duguid announces funding for organizations supporting people experiencing gender-based violence

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada October 14, 2020 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Women and Gender Equality Canada The COVID‑19 pandemic has highlighted gaps in the very systems designed to keep people safe. It has created unprecedented challenges for those experiencing gender-based violence and the organizations that provide supports and services to them. Women’s safety […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202043 Views

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Families show fierce love on day to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – CBC

Vigils and memorials across the province for women, girls, two-spirit and gender diverse people Sunday marks the provincial day to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, two-spirit and gender diverse people, but for families across Manitoba, every day is an opportunity to mourn those lost and call for justice. After a national inquiry, which concluded that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202029 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation donates $10,000 to help bring Jennifer Catcheway home

Winnipeg, MB – Today, Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand announced an infusion of $10,000 to help the family of Jennifer Catcheway bring their daughter home. Jennifer Catcheway went missing on June 19, 2008. Her parents, Bernice and Wilfred, have been offering a $10,000 reward since Jennifer went missing for information that leads them […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 202094 Views

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MB Government: Province Provides Update on Police Service Act Review

October 1, 2020 The Manitoba government has received an update on some initial findings of the review of The Police Services Act (PSA) to support continued transparency and accountability in policing, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “While we have experienced delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am pleased to announce our government has […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202030 Views

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SCO Denounces Federal Government’s Position in MMIWG Hearing

September 25, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB – The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) strongly disagrees with the federal government’s arguments that Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people do not face a “special threat from a special source” and are not unique victims of criminal violence. SCO believes they fly in the face of the findings […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202043 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, 202047 Views

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Fisher Branch RCMP seize drugs and cash

On September 18, 2020, officers from the Fisher Branch RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence located on the Peguis First Nation and seized a large sum of Canadian currency, 90 grams of cocaine and other drug related paraphernalia in response to a drug trafficking investigation. Officers arrested a 57-year-old female and a 35-year-old male, both from the Peguis First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2020132 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, 2020153 Views

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The AMC Calls for Transparency in the Investigation Involving a train that hit and killed three men and left one man fighting for his life

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) would like to express its sincerest condolences to the families of the three men from Sandy Bay First Nation, Waywayseecappo First Nation and Dauphin, Manitoba who tragically lost their lives on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Further, our prayers are with the family of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2020102 Views

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