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Outreach tour in advance of murdered, missing women inquiry stops in Winnipeg – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 30, 2017 WINNIPEG _ The families of missing and murdered indigenous women have met face-to-face with members of the national inquiry team in Winnipeg. On Thursday, a group of about 25 people, made up of families who have lost loved ones, as well as members of support organizations, were able to ask […]

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Mba Indigenous Crisis Team – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 30, 2017  WINNIPEG – Manitoba First Nations have rolled out the first provincewide indigenous mobile crisis team. Sheila North Wilson, grand chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, says the team’s first assignment occurred hours before Thursday’s formal announcement. Three team members were headed to Norway House Cree Nation after […]

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LABRC: Questions about Surveys on First Nations Lands? Download some answers now!

Is there any continuing federal responsibility for First Nations lands? Canada will continue to hold title to First Nation land, although Canada will have no management authority over the land. The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development will no longer be involved in the management of the First Nation’s reserve lands. Who is liable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201714 Views

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Lessons in Grace: William Prince Builds Community and Shares a Legacy One Song at a Time

March 30, 2017 By Jillian Groening Some individuals feel a strong pull towards their purpose in life. William Prince is one of them. Growing up on Peguis First Nation, Prince was surrounded by music. His home away from home was the church where his late father was the pastor. Eventually, choral and gospel music turned […]

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May lectures feature extraordinary speakers – UWinnipeg

March 29, 2017 EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) […]

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Prime Minister announces support for high-quality, affordable child care across the country

March 29, 2017 Canadians deserve the opportunity to raise their families the way they want, but far too many do not have access to the high-quality, affordable child care they need. With increased support for early learning and child care, more Canadian parents can pursue new opportunities to work and learn, and build a better […]

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A by the numbers look at government spending on child care in Canada – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 16:09 OTTAWA _ The Liberals have promised to spend $7.5 billion over a decade on child care to fund spaces in provinces and territories, as well as indigenous child care on and off-reserve. Here are some numbers in the pledge and how the funding stacks up: $500 million: Federal money pledged […]

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Tourism versus environment: Development in Rocky Mountain national parks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 10:50 Parks Canada is proposing an $86-million bike trail in Jasper National Park that would run from the Jasper townsite to the Columbia Icefields. The agency says it’s an opportunity to expand visitor experiences and bring new people to the parks. Environmental groups call it another chip off the park’s environmental […]

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Itinerary for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Wednesday, March 29, 2017: Winnipeg, Manitoba 10:45 a.m. The Prime Minister will highlight Budget 2017 investments in child care. A media availability will follow. South Y 5 Fermor Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Notes for media: Media should arrive no later than 10:15 a.m. Open coverage for visit of […]

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National environmental group calls Manitoba climate policy survey ‘useless’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017  WINNIPEG _ A national environmental group says a Manitoba government survey on climate-change policy is a waste of money because it can be done by the same person over and over again. The Wilderness Committee says the online survey _ which ends Friday _ has no restriction on people from […]

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