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AMC calls on Canada to include changes to the gaming provisions of the Criminal Code

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – In response to yesterday’s announcement that Canada will seek to amend the Criminal Code to allow single-event sports betting in Canada, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) calls on Canada to amend the Criminal Code to affirm First Nations’ rights to control gaming activities in accordance with their inherent jurisdiction […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202031 Views

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AMC comments on another Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Order on Jordan’s Principle

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ (AMC) Grand Chief Arlen Dumas commends the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, other First Nations parties and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) for their decision on the approach to the process to determine which children are eligible for consideration to receive […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202012 Views

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Manitoba Inuit Assoc.: NTI Elections 2020

November 25, 2020 NTI Elections are being held on December 14th, 2020. Due to COVID-19 they will not be able to hold polling stations in the southern markets this year. In an effort to give Inuit an opportunity to cast their vote we have been provided election info and forms available here. If you have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202019 Views

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AMC deeply disappointed with Manitoba Hydro’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Treaty One Territory – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat Inc. (AMC) issues this statement in regards to Manitoba Hydro’s (Hydro) recent release of their Corporate Social Responsibility Report (the “Report”). The Report fails to include any meaningful First Nations representation and fails to acknowledge any corporate responsibility or plan for Reconciliation and relation-building with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202061 Views

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The AMC responds to the latest report on the toxic culture of abuse within the RCMP

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement in response to today’s release of an explosive report into the historic and current toxic culture of abuse within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The Report entitled, Broken Dreams Broken Lives: The Devastating Effects of Sexual Harassment on Women in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202034 Views

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Jane Goodall backs Sen. Murray Sinclair’s bill to ban ape, elephant captivity in Canada – CBC

Manitoba senator to introduce legislation to curb captivity, ban elephant ‘trophies’ Nov 17, 2020 World-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall is joining forces with Manitoba Sen. Murray Sinclair to press Canada to adopt a more ambitious animal welfare law that would effectively ban keeping great apes and elephants in captivity in this country. Sinclair is set to introduce a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202027 Views

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AMC calls for Prime Minister Trudeau to recognize Manitoba First Nation Leadership at the dedicated First Ministers meeting on health care funding

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) calls on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that First Nations in Manitoba are represented and have a seat at the upcoming December First Ministers’ meeting (FMM) on federal health funding transfers. The AMC asserts this position because First Nations citizens access healthcare in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2020121 Views

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Tragic Day for Children in Care – Province of Manitoba passes legislation denying children’s rights

November 9, 2020 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Friday was a tragic day for the 10,000 children in care in Manitoba, 90% of whom are Indigenous, and for all former children in care. During a time when everyone is focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the provincial government rammed through legislation that legally ends the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2020150 Views

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Chiefs in Manitoba continue to support their citizens in exercising their recognized Aboriginal and Treaty right to hunt

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat Inc. (AMC) continues to stand with its member First Nations, and all First Nations, in supporting their citizens in exercising their Aboriginal and Treaty right to hunt across their traditional territories. The Provincial government has proclaimed amendments to the Wildlife Act that has the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202033 Views

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AMC opposes Manitoba plan to implement a curfew

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) stands in opposition to the Province of Manitoba’s plan to implement a curfew. The Province is contemplating a curfew, which would not permit people to be in public during restricted hours to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections. It is the position of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202027 Views

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