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Man charged in Winnipeg mass shooting has history of psychotic episodes: court documents – CBC

Dec 07, 2023 Jamie Felix struggled with addictions, mental health challenges after brother’s murder in 2012, friend says A man accused of killing four people and seriously injuring another in a recent Winnipeg shooting has a history of psychotic episodes linked to seizures and substance use, according to court documents. Those episodes ended in hospitalization […]

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Angie Bruce appointed UM’s new Vice-President (Indigenous) – UM Today

December 7, 2023 — The following is a message from President Michael Benarroch: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Angie Bruce as the new Vice-President (Indigenous) of the University of Manitoba. Ms. Bruce will join UM to begin her term on February 1, 2024. At that time, we will officially welcome her to the UM […]

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UoGuelph, Royal City Science unveil inflatable planetarium to boost student engagement in sciences – Academia

December 7, 2023 The University of Guelph physics department has partnered with community education program Royal City Science to unveil a new inflatable planetarium. This portable, seven-metre dome will be transported to local schools and community events to educate individuals about Canadian space missions and inspire young people to pursue an education in the sciences. […]

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Manitoba government appoints new board for Manitoba Hydro – Construct Connect

December 7, 2023 WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has announced a new board of directors for Manitoba Hydro. This change, spearheaded by Finance Minister Adrien Sala, introduces a diverse group of leaders to steer Manitoba Hydro towards future challenges and opportunities. According to a press release, the primary focus of these appointments is to ensure […]

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Bills to commemorate Orange Shirt Day and Louis Riel pass final vote in Manitoba – CTV News

Dec. 7, 2023 A bill to make Orange Shirt day a statutory holiday in Manitoba has passed its final vote in the legislature. The bill will ensure that workers under provincial jurisdiction get a day off, or holiday pay if they work, every Sept. 30. The day, also known as the National Day for Truth […]

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Call to Celebrate: Indigenous Business Excellence – UM Today

December 6, 2023 —  On November 16, 2023, law students from the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic attended the 17th annual Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards, hosted by the Asper School of Business Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg. Each year this event celebrates the achievements of Indigenous […]

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Manitoba needs more support for youth, First Nations leaders say following stabbing death of teen – CBC

Dec 06, 2023 As the community of Norway House grapples with the recent stabbing death of a 15 year old boy, leaders are focused on how to handle the trauma and prevent youth violence in the future. Two community members have been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the attack early Saturday —a 38-year-old man and […]

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Indigenous people play critical role as ‘early warning system’ on climate change, says Manitoban at COP28 – CBC

Dec 06, 2023 UN climate summit held day of talks on role of Indigenous peoples in the fight against climate change Indigenous Manitobans attending the United Nations’ climate summit in Dubai say it’s about time their voices were heard. The COP28 climate mega-conference held a full day of talks this week on the role of Indigenous peoples from […]

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Film talks violence against Indigenous women – CTV News

Dec. 5, 2023 A new documentary film talking about violence against Indigenous women is premiering at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video/c2821944-film-talks-violence-against-indigenous-women

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Thompson homeless resource shelter enters 1st winter under Indigenous leadership – CBC

Dec 04, 2023 Wellbreity Centre focussed on safety, security for clients and surrounding community An Indigenous-led homeless shelter is aiming to bring safety and security as it begins its first winter running the resource. Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) — an advocacy organization that represents First Nations in northern Manitoba — assumed the operation of what had been known as the Thomson […]

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