Manitoba NationTalk

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

S Politics

PoliticsText

Premier Selinger Criticizes Federal Changes to National Disaster Financial Aid Program

January 29, 2015 The federal government’s decision to make significant changes to the national program that assists Manitobans affected by flooding puts an additional burden on provinces and territories as they face economic uncertainty, Premier Greg Selinger said prior to a meeting of Canada’s premiers in Ottawa tomorrow. The federal government changed the funding structure […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2015575 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Manitoba Government Announces New Appointments to Women’s Advisory Council

January 29, 2015 Council Advises Government on Positive Ways to Empower Women: Minister Irvin-Ross Family Services Minister Kerri Irvin-Ross, minister responsible for the status of women, today announced the appointment of council chair and seven new members to the Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council.  This year marks the council’s 35th anniversary of advising the government on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2015605 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Manitoba Government Issues Apology Over Past Hydro Development

January 20, 2015 The government of Manitoba formally apologized today to all people and communities affected by past hydroelectric development including all Northern Flood Agreement (NFA) First Nations in a statement issued by Premier Greg Selinger in Cross Lake today. “Many initiatives have been undertaken to address adverse effects of hydro development, and we recognize […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2015574 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Andrew Saxton and Minister of Canadian Heritage Shelly Glover to Hold Joint Pre-Budget Consultation in Winnipeg

Please note that times are local. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Andrew Saxton and Minister of Canadian Heritage Shelly Glover will hold a joint pre-budget consultation in Winnipeg on Thursday, January 8, 2015. 9:00 a.m. – Media Availability Parliamentary Secretary Saxton and Minister Glover will be available to the media before their pre-budget […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 2015534 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Manitoba Government Achieves Strong Economic Growth, Protects Services for Families in 2014

December 31, 2014 Work to Build Strong Province Will Continue in 2015: Deputy Premier Robinson The Manitoba government has made great strides during 2014 to support front-line services, grow the economy and invest in infrastructure renewal, Deputy Premier Eric Robinson said today. “We know that we have to invest in the services and infrastructure Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 2015666 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Manitoba Human Rights Commission’s 2013 Annual Report released

December 17, 2014 Some concerns continue and new ones arise The 2013 Manitoba Human Rights Commission’s Annual Report identifies sexual harassment as an ongoing and troubling issue. “In last year’s report the Commission expressed concern regarding the number of sexual harassment cases requiring determination by a board of adjudication. We were, and still are, concerned, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014529 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

New National Chief can Transform Indigenous Politics

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has selected a new national chief. Perry Bellegarde, recently chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and former chief of the Little Black Bear First Nation in Saskatchewan, will have three-and-a-half years to transform Indigenous politics for the better. At no other point in its history has the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2014560 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

More than half of “100 Day” commitments complete with 50 days remaining

December 12, 2014 Winnipeg, MB – At the halfway mark of Mayor Bowman’s First 100 Days in Office, he today announces that more than half of those 19 early-day commitments are complete. “I’m very pleased with the progress we’ve made to date – not only keeping on schedule with the commitments I made for my […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014529 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Manitoba Government Releases Second Quarter Financial Results

December 12, 2014 The release of the Manitoba government’s second quarter financial report shows the province continues to return to budgetary balance responsibly while protecting front-line services, meeting demands for health and social services, and helping to protect Manitobans from flooding, Finance Minister Greg Dewar said today. The report states that reducing expenditures in government […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014524 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Assembly Of Manitoba Chiefs Congratulates The New National Chief Perry Bellegarde

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs congratulates Perry Bellegarde for becoming the new National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations. National Chief Perry Bellagarde was elected for a 3 year term till 2017. “With today’s uncertainty of unilateral legislation and policy aimed to keep our First Nations in poverty, we need a strong voice to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2014661 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More