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7 feel-good Manitoba stories of 2014 – Global News

December 18, 2014 WINNIPEG – Children from an isolated reserve show their community in a new light, a mother gives thousands of people a new perspective on parenthood and a romantic husband’s anniversary surprise goes viral. We take a look at a few of the most popular feel-good Manitoba stories of 2014. Remote First Nation’s […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014517 Views

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Inquest held in Winnipeg regarding northern house fires – Thompson Citizen

December 18, 2014 An inquest is wrapping up this week in Winnipeg after hearing about the deaths of three small children and an adult during two house fires on Northern Manitoba First Nations in 2011. Inquests are called if the chief medical examiner believes that the general public can gain something from the information that […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014433 Views

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Several Manitoba First Nations still haven’t complied with financial … – Thompson Citizen

December 18, 2014 Several Manitoba First Nations still haven’t complied with financial transparency act Nine First Nations in Manitoba, several of them in the north, have yet to comply with the First Nations Financial Transparency Act (FNFTA). Bunibonibee Cree Nation at Oxford House, Dakota Tipi Band, Ebb and Flow Band, Fox Lake Band, Northlands Band […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014473 Views

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Indigenous-run boarding schools could be education answer, says repected FN educator – APTN

Dec 18,  2014 The recent murder of a teenage Indigenous girl in Winnipeg should be a call to action, not just by the police and the justice system, not even by a commission of inquiry. And what sort of action does this heinous crime call out for? From the evidence available to the public to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014539 Views

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Band homes can be inspected without mass evictions: Manitoba fire commissioner – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 By Chinta Puxley THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s fire commissioner says some fatal fires in aboriginal communities could be prevented by regular informal inspections that wouldn’t risk a large number of homes being condemned. David Schafer told an inquest examining two fires on northern reserves that such inspections could […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014529 Views

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Manitoba fire commissioner says inspections can de done without evictions – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s fire commissioner says First Nations could do informal housing inspections for fire hazards without mass evictions. David Schafer told an inquest examining two fatal fires on Manitoba reserves that regular inspections of band homes could simply look for working smoke detectors and multiple exits in case of fire. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014547 Views

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Aboriginal leader threatens legal action over teacher’s Facebook comments – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 18, 2014 WINNIPEG _ An aboriginal leader says a Winnipeg high school teacher should be fired immediately over social media comments about First Nations. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak (NEE’-pih-nack) of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs also says he is planning to sue for defamation. Brad Badiuk, a technology teacher at Kelvin High School, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014500 Views

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Manitoba Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Dec 18, 2014 (Reserve-Fire-Inquest) A man who crawled through a window to rescue a toddler from a burning home on a remote Manitoba First Nation says he’s still haunted by the baby he wasn’t able to save. Former band constable Timothy Mason was testifying yesterday at an inquest into fatal hires […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014549 Views

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We have nowhere safe to go – Winnipeg Free Press

December 18, 2014 Manitoba should support an indigenous-led inquiry into murdered and missing We must ask hard questions of ourselves individually and as a society when women and girls disappear or are murdered. How can we prevent this? What are the solutions? We need a co-ordinated effort to understand this endemic problem and commit to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014489 Views

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Constitution Act, Treaty 1 at CMHR – Winnipeg Free Press

December 18, 2014 Documents the basis of Canadians’ rights The original Treaty No. 1 land agreement of 1871 and the 1982 Proclamation of the Constitution Act are two of 11 historic and rarely loaned artifacts on display at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The documents can be viewed in the CMHR’s Protection Rights in […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014577 Views

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