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Non-Indigenous Manitobans should not go to urban Indigenous vaccine clinics: province – CTV News

May 14, 2021 WINNIPEG — Manitoba health officials are asking non-Indigenous Manitobans to not attend urban Indigenous clinics to get their COVID-19 vaccine. On Friday, Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead for Manitoba’s Vaccine Implementation Task Force, said these clinics were specifically created to increase accessibility and provide culturally safe spaces for First Nations (both status […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20214 Views

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Urban vaccine clinics providing much needed services for Indigenous Peoples in Winnipeg – APTN News

May 13, 2021 Each day at the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata centre’s vaccine clinic begins in a good way with the smudging of the day’s vaccine supply and a morning prayer with the dozens of employees who work there. Ma Mawi is one of the community organizations in the province operating an urban Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20214 Views

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Social media campaign aims to help young Indigenous Manitobans get vaccinated – Global News

May 13, 2021 With Manitoba lowering the minimum age down to 18 for a COVID-19 vaccine, the province is hiring prominent social media influencers to help spread the word and increase vaccinations, particularly among young Indigenous Manitobans. Comedian Sherry McKay is one of them, and is using her own story to convince young people — […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20215 Views

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Legislature to consider Indigenous land acknowledgment – CBC

May 13, 2021 Private member’s resolution ‘path toward reconciliation’ Most Winnipeg Jets and Bomber fans know it by heart, as do city councillors and most students. It’s an Indigenous land acknowledgment that’s said before most important gatherings in this province — except for daily proceedings at the Manitoba Legislature. That may be about to change. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20217 Views

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Indigenous engagement director awarded for positive impact on students – UM Today

May 13, 2021 — Congratulations to Heather McRae, director of Indigenous engagement for the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, on receiving the Migizii Agamik Award at the UM Virtual Indigenous Graduation Ceremony Saturday, May 8. ⠀ For consideration of the award, students were asked to consider how this person has inspired them academically, intellectually, culturally, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20217 Views

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Manitoba First Nations want concerns over Churchill River Diversion addressed – CTV News

May 13, 2021 WINNIPEG — Two Manitoba First Nations are asking the provincial government to hold off on granting a final licence to Manitoba Hydro’s Churchill River Diversion until their concerns are addressed. The Churchill River Diversion, which has been functional since 1976, brings more water to Hydro’s generating station on the lower Nelson River, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20216 Views

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An Indigenous Nurses Day Message From Kandice Léonard – Shared Health

May 12, 2021 Indigenous nurses, Indigenous health organizations, community leaders and other partners that provide support to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples, are critical to our shared pursuit of equitable and culturally appropriate health care for Indigenous Peoples. On Indigenous Nurses Day, we recognize the contributions of Indigenous Nurses and celebrate the skills […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20219 Views

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Fifth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence goes virtual – UM Today

May 12, 2021 — Each year, Indigenous Engagement and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honour 10 students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence. The awards acknowledge members of the Indigenous University of Manitoba community and their effort and commitment to making UM a more inclusive and supportive learning environment. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the OVPI will be recognizing the community builders, trailblazers […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20217 Views

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New Age Metals Initiates Metallurgical Study at its Flagship River Valley Palladium Project

May 12, 2021 Rockport, Ontario – New Age Metals Inc. (TSX.V: NAM; OTCQB: NMTLF; FSE: P7J.F) (“NAM” or “Company”) is pleased to announce initiation of a metallurgical study at its 100% owned flagship River Valley PGM Project near Sudbury, Ontario. The primary purpose of the study is to investigate the optimal flow sheet parameters for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20217 Views

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May 14 is National Indigenous Nurses Day – Shared Health

May 11, 2021 For more than a year, our health system and our health-care providers have been occupied by the urgent need to prioritize COVID-19 response, in order to protect the vulnerable and to save lives. In my role, I’m privileged to hear stories of courage, bravery and sacrifice shared with me by grateful patients, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 20216 Views

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