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Homeless in Winnipeg aren’t sure where to turn for lodging – APTN News

Oct 14, 2021 People who have no place to call home are struggling to come up with a place to stay after a Winnipeg council bylaw prohibits them from living under, or near bridges. “It doesn’t rain under the bridge and it doesn’t snow under the bridge,” says Billy Rivers. “So a little bit of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202111 Views

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Family of MMIWG advocate asks for prayers as she battles COVID-19 in intensive care – CBC

Oct 14, 2021 Bernice Catcheway has been ‘helping all her life, and this is the time where she needs us,’ says son The family of a well-known Manitoba advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is asking for prayers as she battles COVID-19 in an intensive care unit. Bernice Catcheway, 60, is the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202112 Views

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Winnipeg school division moves police out of schools – APTN News

Oct 12, 2021 This week the Louis Riel School Division (LRSD) in Winnipeg put an end to the school resource officer (SRO) program, which had a police officer working across the division’s 40 schools since 2016. Feedback from staff, students and families, including BIPOC students said they felt uneasy with the presence of an officer. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202143 Views

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Brian Sinclair, Joyce Echaquan died years apart in hospitals. Only one of their inquests points to change – CBC

Oct 12, 2021 Findings of report on Atikamekw woman’s death give hope, but struggle for health equity continues “If Snow White had gone there, she would have got the same treatment under the same circumstances,” testified Dr. Thambiraja Balachandra, chief medical examiner of Manitoba, during the 2014 inquest into the death of Brian Sinclair. “Brian […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202115 Views

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Ceremony helps promote truth and reconciliation – Winnipeg Free Press

Oct. 12, 2021 I am writing this article on Sept. 30 – Orange Shirt Day and the first ever official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The events of the past year, including the discovery of unmarked graves on the sites of Indian residential schools and the protests around Canada Day, have helped focus our […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 202113 Views

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Multi-Award Winning & Nominated Indigenous Artist Mattmac Releases “Status” – Cashbox Canada

Fri Oct 08, 2021 2021 has been a busy year for up-and-coming pop-trap artist Mattmac so far. After tucking an Album Of The Year Award into his belt from the Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards, he’s also received an Indigenous Artist of the Year nomination at this year’s BreakOut West Festival’s Western Canadian Music Awards. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202130 Views

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Manitoba advocate hopes for healing for First Nations kids in care after court decision on compensation – CBC

Oct 08, 2021 Federal Court rejected an application for a judicial review of compensation order of $40K per child A Manitoba advocate for kids in care hopes a recent Federal Court decision will mean not just compensation, but also healing, for thousands of First Nations children affected by inequality in the child welfare system. Last […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202125 Views

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Manitoba First Nation moves to code red; goes back into lockdown – CTV News

Oct. 8, 2021 WINNIPEG – A remote Manitoba First Nation has been moved to the code red (critical) level on the pandemic response system, and has gone back into lockdown. According to Manitoba’s COVID-19 update for Oct. 7, health officials have been seeing “concerning” COVID-19 case numbers in Mathias Colomb Cree Nation. To limit the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 202119 Views

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Exhibit celebrates Indigenous female empowerment – The Star

Oct. 7, 2021 The latest exhibit at the Killarney Heritage Home for the Arts features the work of a Canupawakpa First Nation artist celebrating female Indigenous empowerment and identity. Multimedia artist Jessie Jannuska’s exhibit, “Zhawenjigewin mazina’igan ndizhin-izha’amaas (Love Letter to Myself),” features seven pieces and took about two years to create. “The show was inspired […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202120 Views

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Reconciliation and Indigenous allies put InFocus to start new season – APTN News

What needs to happen after the orange shirts are put away? On Sept. 30, Canada officially recognized a day for Truth and Reconciliation. The physical legacy of residential schools proved what Indigenous communities had known for generations. Canadians are now, more than ever, waking up to the atrocities of the country’s past and reconciliation is in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202117 Views

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