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AMC acknowledges Kelvin Geortzen as the interim Premier of Manitoba

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement to acknowledge and congratulate former deputy premier, Kelvin Geortzen, as the new Premier of Manitoba. The PC caucus voted for Mr. Geortzen to serve as Premier until a permanent PC leader and Premier is selected October 30th. Grand Chief Arlen Dumas […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2021141 Views

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MMF responds to comments made in MNO’s “Celebrate Powley Day with your own video tribute!” release

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – On August 31, 2021, the Métis Nation Ontario (MNO) sent out a release, part of which states, “The Powley Case set the stage for so many achievements for Métis people, not just in Ontario but across the Métis Nation homeland, including the ground-breaking Métis Self-Government Agreements signed in 2019 by the MNO, the Métis Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202156 Views

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MKO Pleased with Premier Kelvin Goertzen’s Actions on First Day in New Role

Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is issuing the following statement in recognition of the newly-appointed Premier of Manitoba, Kelvin Goertzen, who was named as interim leader today. Mr. Goertzen replaces Brian Pallister as Premier of Manitoba. The Progressive Conservatives will choose a new leader on October 30, 2021. MKO […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202195 Views

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Families Minister Rochelle Squires to Serve as Deputy Premier

September 1, 2021 Premier Kelvin Goertzen has appointed Families Minister Rochelle Squires to serve as deputy premier, along with other additional changes to several cabinet roles and responsibilities. Squires was first elected in 2016 as the member of the legislative assembly for Riel and served in a number of roles including minister of Sport, Culture […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202139 Views

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MKO Statement on End of Term for the Premier of Manitoba

September 1, 2021 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing the following statement in recognition of the Premier of Manitoba stepping down from his position effective today. MKO Grand Chief Settee states: “We are pleased to know that Brian Pallister’s term as Premier of Manitoba has come to an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202140 Views

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Celebrating 40 Years of Advocacy: Motions and Resolutions Passed at MKO’s 40th Annual General Assembly

Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. held its 40th Annual General Assembly in Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba earlier this month. The Assembly was an opportunity for leaders to gather to work on issues of concern to the 26 Northern First Nations that MKO represents. “This past year was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202132 Views

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Kelvin Goertzen Selected as Premier Designate

August 31, 2021 23rd Premier to be Sworn in Tomorrow Following the resignation of Premier Brian Pallister, the government caucus has chosen Deputy Premier and Minister of Legislative and Public Affairs Kelvin Goertzen as the next premier of Manitoba. Goertzen was first elected in 2003 as the member of the legislative assembly for Steinbach and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202133 Views

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Brian Pallister to step down as Manitoba premier – APTN News

Brian Pallister’s tenure as premier of Manitoba will officially come to an end this Wednesday. The Progressive Conservative leader had already announced his departure in July, but hadn’t said exactly when that would be. “I don’t think there’s a better time than now to step aside, so I make that decision today. I think both […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202140 Views

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Statement from Premier Brian Pallister

August 30, 2021 I have informed Her Honour, Janice C. Filmon, the lieutenant-governor of Manitoba, of my resignation as premier effective 8 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. I am resigning at this time to ensure the election of my successor can continue to take place free of any perception of any influence from the Office […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202150 Views

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Why some First Nations people hope Cancel Canada Day boosts Indigenous turnout in 2021 federal election – CBC

Aug 26, 2021 Movement to highlight the colonialism in governments, could inspire Indigenous voters, some say For Tara Martinez, this is the most important federal election in her lifetime — especially for First Nations, Métis and Inuit people in Canada. “You can’t ignore us anymore. We’re here. And when we vote, we can swing the vote,” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202171 Views

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