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Manitoba Advocate releases 2019-20 Annual Report

The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY) Daphne Penrose has released her fourth annual report, which provides a summary of the activities and initiatives undertaken by her office over the 2019-20 fiscal year. Along with the annual report, Penrose released a child- and youth-friendly companion document, “Nothing About Us, Without Us,” focused on the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2020117 Views

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Turning “I can’t do that!” to “How can I do that?” for Brandon grapplers – The Story of Lisa McMaster – MASRC

Lisa McMaster didn’t start participating in mixed martial arts until after she had her children, when she was looking for an interactive way to get back into shape. As a child, Lisa was involved in gymnastics and Girl Guides. She always wanted to get into martial arts, but her mother did not think that it […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202053 Views

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Agoojin: She Hangs in the Sky – The Story of Jayme Menzies – MASRC

Jayme Menzies was unaware of her Métis identity as she was making a name for herself on the mainstream sport scene. For 5 years she was a setter for the University of Winnipeg’s Wesmen women’s volleyball team. Since discovering her Métis heritage, Menzies has gone to great lengths to seek out ways to get involved […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202054 Views

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Brothers to All – The will of two gives opportunity to the children of Cross Lake – MASRC

Though they call themselves brothers, they are not related. Alfred Miswaggon and Harrison McKay, from Pimicikamak Cree Nation, are two best friends who shared a similar upbringing. While growing up in Cross Lake, there weren’t many activities for the children to take part in. Now, as new high school graduates, Alfred and Harrison sought to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202071 Views

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Fight Through the Fire – The Story of Noel Harding & the Brandon Boxing Club – MASRC

In 2018, while Noel Harding was at the highest point in his athletic career, undefeated and preparing for a match in Mexico, he was also at the lowest in his professional career as he learned that his gym in Brandon, Manitoba was in flames. Leading up to his fight against Gilberto Valadez, his phone was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202067 Views

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MKO: Funding for physical activity projects: Apply by Oct. 16, 2020

Sep 16, 2020 Last year, the Government of Canada announced investments to expand the use of sport and physical activity programming as a means to improve social development in Indigenous communities. Canadian Heritage (Sport Canada) is pleased to launch the second cycle of the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) program component, which […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202094 Views

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Panthers sign D Keeper to one-year, two-way contract – National Post

Aug 31, 2020 Defenseman Brady Keeper, the first person from Pimicikamak Cree Nation in Manitoba to play in the NHL, signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers on Monday. Keeper, 24, made his NHL debut in Florida’s 5-2 win over Ottawa on March 28, 2019, registering a plus-1 rating in 12 minutes, 40 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202090 Views

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Rob Gale, Valour commiserate after win over FCE: ‘So much respect for them’ – Canadian Premier League

The last thing Valour FC coach Rob Gale and midfielder Daryl Fordyce wanted to talk about was football after their side jumped to third place in the CPL’s Island Games standings with a 2-1 win over FC Edmonton on Saturday. “There’s a lot of emotion – it’s an emotional week,” Gale said. Masta Kacher’s brilliant late […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202088 Views

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Manitoba Junior Men’s Hockey Team Drops Indigenous Name – ChrisD.ca

July 23, 2020 NEEPAWA, Man. — A junior men’s hockey team in Manitoba has dropped its Indigenous mascot and name. The Neepawa Natives announced the change Wednesday, saying the team would also be dropping its logo of a stereotyped Indigenous man with feathers in his hair. A statement on the team’s website said its board […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202091 Views

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Southern Chiefs’ Organization Chiefs Executive meet with Morden Mayor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 17, 2020 – ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB The SCO Chiefs’ Executive Committee today met with Brandon Burley, Mayor to the City of Morden, MB, to support him in his recent push to change the controversial name of the Morden “Redskins” local hockey team. SCO appreciates the respect shown by Mayor […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 2020100 Views

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