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The AMC Remains Concerned with Outcomes of Youth Aging out of Care

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – As the First Nations Family Advocate Office (FNFAO) hosts the Telling Our Truth Event from October 26th to the 28th, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) remains concerned regarding the continued lack of supports in place to ensure that youth in care successfully transition after aging out of the Child […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202178 Views

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Manitoba Government Announces Support for Crime Prevention and Safety Initiative in Thompson

October 6, 2021 Police to Provide Proceeds of Crime to Family Enhancement Programming for the Community: Friesen The Manitoba government is providing $85,166 from the proceeds of crime to the RCMP detachment in Thompson for community safety initiatives, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Our government is supporting the Thompson detachment of the RCMP though […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2021109 Views

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Streetreach Succeeding In Protection Of Northern Youth

October 5, 2021 Multidisciplinary Approach Helping Keep Youth at Risk Safe in Thompson and Surrounding Regions: Ministers THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is supporting a successful approach to preventing sexual exploitation and helping to protect youth at risk in Thompson and surrounding regions, Families Minister Rochelle Squires and Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced here today. “Our government […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202131 Views

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Manitoba cyclist completes cross-Canada journey for Indigenous youth – CBC

Rylee Nepinak received a hero’s welcome at Winnipeg’s airport Tuesday, after cycling from Vancouver to Halifax to raise money and awareness for the Indigenous youth suicide crisis at Tataskweyak Cree Nation. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1951766083708

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2021145 Views

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MKO Grand Chief’s Letter to Minister Alan Lagimodiere Requesting Support For Youth Wellness in Northlands Denesuline First Nation

August 20, 2021 The Honourable Alan Lagimodiere Minister of Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Rom 301 Legislative Building 450 Broadway Winnipeg, MB  R3C 0V8 Re: Request for funding to support youth wellness in Northlands Denesuline First Nation Dear Minister Lagimodiere, On behalf of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc., I’m writing to you in my […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2021183 Views

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The Right to Be Heard: A Special Report on the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth’s Youth Listening Tour, 2021

The Right to Be Heard is a special report featuring the thoughts and opinions of hundreds of Manitoba youth who discussed community issues and proposed solutions for a better future. The findings come from a province-wide Youth Listening Tour and online survey, which were hosted by staff from the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2021143 Views

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On International Youth Day 2021, the AMC calls for more systemic supports for First Nations youth in Manitoba

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – Today is recognized as International Youth Day under the theme of, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health.” Coinciding with International Youth Day, Canadian Heritage and Diversity, Inclusion and Youth Minister Bardish Chagger also released the first ever report on The State of Canada’s Youth. The Assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2021115 Views

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Dr. Shirley Cheechoo C.M., residential school warrior, sets sights on new Weengushk Film Institute on Manitoulin Island empowering Indigenous Youth

Established in 2002 by Dr.Cheechoo, the renowned James Bay Cree artist, actor, and filmmaker, Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) is one of Canada’s most meaningful centers of learning. The first of its kind, this non-profit centre educates and inspires Indigenous and diverse youth with its logistics programming integrating creative and life skills. Dr. Cheechoo, a residential […]

by pmnationtalk on August 12, 202192 Views

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Bear Clan’s youth patrol shows kids ‘a better way of life,’ organizer says – CBC

‘This is one way we can show them that we can make a difference,’ says co-ordinator Angela Klassen Aug 09, 2021 An organizer of Winnipeg’s West Broadway Bear Clan Patrol says the group’s youth patrol is showing kids in the area how they can make a difference in their community. The group hits the streets […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 202146 Views

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Finalists announced for Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s 2021 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

(Toronto, ON – July 27, 2021) – Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada announced today the finalists for the 2021 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians whose efforts are making a positive difference in the lives of children and youth involved in the child welfare system. “This award shows us […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202163 Views

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