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Flood Bulletin #6

April 03, 2017 Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding continues across much of southern Manitoba, often due to ice in the drainage network. Ice Jams and Overland Flooding Ice jam-related flooding continues on some major rivers and smaller tributaries.  It can occur when the run-off begins before the river ice melts and is […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201726 Views

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William Prince Wins JUNO Award for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year

April 01, 2017 The envelopes were opened, the names were read, and artists from Manitoba are heading home with JUNOS. The hardware was handed out at the glittery 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards, which took place at Ottawa’s Shaw Centre on April 1. Singer/songwriter William Prince, who was a double nominee this year, won […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201731 Views

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Province Launches Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Manitoba

April 3, 2017 Educating Manitobans is Key: Squires The Manitoba government will recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month by raising awareness, sharing information about available resources and fostering a greater understanding of consent, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for status of women, announced today. “Manitoba has a high rate of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201729 Views

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MMIWG: Date to Apply for Standing Extended to April 18

Deadline for Standing Extended to April 18 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has extended the deadline to April 18 from April 10 for interested parties to apply for standing. The application forms and instructions are available on the National Inquiry’s website, at under “Legal Notices and Documents.” There […]

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Province Launches Northern Economic Summits, Engages Northern Communities in Shared Pursuit of Economic Growth

April 3, 2017 Partnerships Key to Long-term Success in Manitoba’s North: Cullen OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION—Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen was here today to launch a series of Northern Economic Summits, the next step in the Manitoba government’s Look North Strategy for long-term and sustainable economic development in the province’s north. “These summits are […]

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Northern economic summits being held this week – Thompson Citizen

April 3, 2017 The Look North task force launched its first of three economic summits in Northern Manitoba April 3 in The Pas, with the second one in Thompson running April 4-5 and the final one in Churchill April 5-6. “These summits are a unique opportunity to build meaningful partnerships that are necessary to capture […]

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David Alexander Robertson and IsKwé stand up for missing and murdered Indigenious women – CBC

April 03, 2017 Winnipeg artists David Alexander Robertson and IsKwé addresses a First Nations epidemic through the character of May, an Indigenous teenager who discovers the dark and tragic stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women in the graphic novel, Will I See?. The collaborative effort between the graphic novelist and singer-songwriter aims to galvanize […]

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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

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Remote Manitoba First Nation Fire declares emergency after fire destroys store – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017 13:22 BROCHET, Man. _ A remote northern Manitoba First Nation has declared a state of emergency after fire destroyed the community’s only grocery store. The fire began early Sunday morning and gutted the Northern Store of Brochet-Barren Lands Nation. Chief John Clarke says the building was still smoldering 12 hours later […]

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Awareness is the first step – The Projector

April 3, 2017 Robertson, illustrator Gregory Chomichuk, and musician Iskwé (Marcia Ostashewski) hosted the launch for their new graphic novel, Will I See?, at The Good Will Social Club. The graphic novel was inspired by Iskwé’s song “Will I See” that’s about missing and murdered Indigenous women. “She wanted to make a music video for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201720 Views

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