Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, Ends 24 Year Boiled Water Advisory Ends
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Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, Ends 24 Year Boiled Water Advisory Ends

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shoal Lake 40 is one of 109 First Nation communities to have their boiled water advisory lifted under the Liberal government. Water is a fundamental human right essential to the survival of humanity, whereas Canada’s Indigenous people for decades have been denied that basic right to clean drinking water. Science states that a human being Read More…

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Party Leaders Dismiss Federal Government’s Work On Reconciliation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Failing to acknowledge any work being done on reconciliation by the federal government is disingenuous. In professional sports, athletes have a saying, “game recognizes game.” Meaning, I recognize your accomplishments and appreciate the work you did for your city/country. The candidates of the various parties campaigning to be Canada’s next Prime Minister could learn a Read More…

MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee Wins Another 3 Year Term
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MKO Grand Chief Garrison Settee Wins Another 3 Year Term

Reading Time: < 1 minute Garrison Settee second term victory was expected and unanimous Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. held an election for the position of Grand Chief today at the MKO’s 40th Annual General Assembly. The candidates for the role of Grand Chief were Ken Bighetty and Garrison Settee the incumbent. Chiefs, Councillors, and Headmen of MKO Nations were eligible to vote in Read More…

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$320 Million In Addition Support for Indigenous Communities

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Government of Canada is ensuring that residential school’s history are never forgotten By Dami Igbinyemi Canada is listening and will continue to listen to First Nations, Inuit and Métis Survivors and their families. The Government of Canada will continue to take action to support Indigenous Peoples and communities as they respond and heal from Read More…

32 Indigenous Communities Nearing End To Boiled Water Advisory
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32 Indigenous Communities Nearing End To Boiled Water Advisory

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous Service Canada Continues its commitment to providing clean drinking water on first nations reserves. By Dami Igbinyemi Science states that a human being can last 3 weeks without food but can only last 3-4 days without water. Dehydration sets in and they go into shock becoming vegetative. In other words, water is the most Read More…

RCMP Reveal 11-Year Probe Into Sexual Abuse At Residential School
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RCMP Reveal 11-Year Probe Into Sexual Abuse At Residential School

Reading Time: 2 minutes After an 11-year investigation, the Manitoban RCMP have revealed information about sexual abuse at Fort Alexander Residential School. By Donovan Martin Jr. Fort Alexander was one of the many residential schools that opened in Canada with the explicit purpose of stripping Indigenous children of their culture. Though forceful assimilation of students at residential schools was Read More…

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History Is Made As The First Indigenous Governor General of Canada Is Sworn In

Reading Time: 3 minutes Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau made the historic step to appoint Inuk leader Mary Simon as the first Indigenous Governor General in Canada. By Maryam Razzaq As Prime Minister Trudeau welcomed Mary Simons into her new role, he shared some thoughts. “Canada is a place defined by people. People who serve those around them, who Read More…

Government of Canada Commits More Funding For The Preservation Indigenous Languages
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Government of Canada Commits More Funding For The Preservation Indigenous Languages

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous Service Minister Miller Made The Announcement With Leaders of The Mi’kmaw Community By Dami Igbinyemi Culture can play a big role in a person’s identity in how they see themselves and the people they associate with. Language is one of the most important parts of any culture. Every community, cultural group or ethnic group Read More…

Is Sheila North About To Make History In Manitoba?
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Is Sheila North About To Make History In Manitoba?

Reading Time: < 1 minute If elected, North will become Manitoba’s first female Grand Chief of the AMC By Donovan Martin Jr Today the election for the newest Manitoban Grand Chief is taking place on the Long Plain First Nation and any person may view it on the AMC Facebook Love. Incumbent Grand Chief Arlen Dumas will be running against Read More…

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RoseAnne Archibald Becomes The First Female National Grand Chief

Reading Time: 2 minutes After Two Days of Voting, RoseAnne Archibald Elected New National Grand Chief By Dami Igbinyemi After five rounds of voting, former Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald has been named the new National Grand Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). ‘This is an exciting time for Indigenous People and all of Canada. As the first Read More…

Who Will Become Canada’s New National Grand Chief?
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Who Will Become Canada’s New National Grand Chief?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Assembly of First Nations National election is too close to call The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is an assembly based on the United Nations General Assembly of First Nations represented by their chiefs. They are a national advocacy organization that represents all First Nation citizens in Canada. They were established in 1982 and Read More…

Inuk Leader Mary Simon Named Canada’s Next Governor General
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Inuk Leader Mary Simon Named Canada’s Next Governor General

Reading Time: 2 minutes Simon’s is a long time advocate for Inuk rights throughout Canada and also has served as Canada’s Ambassador to Denmark The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that on his recommendation, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment of Mary Simon as the next Governor General of Canada. As Governor General, Ms. Simon will Read More…

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No Pride in Genocide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Protestors topple down British monarchy statues in Winnipeg protest By Maryam Razzaq The protests called, ‘No Pride in Genocide’ was held in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 1 to protest the celebration of Canada Day in the wake of upwards of 1,000 bodies of Indigenous children being found in former Residential schools across the country. Read More…

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182 Unmarked Graves Found At former Residential School Near Cranbrook, British Colombia

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the discovery of more mass graves of Indigenous children, comes a renewed sense of grief, sadness and trauma for Indigenous victims and survivors. By Maryam Razzaq In recent weeks, there have been hundreds of unmarked graves discovered at former Residential Schools across Canada. On June 30, the Lower Kootenay Band informed the public that Read More…

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Flags At Lowered To Half-Mast Honouring 751 Lives At Cowessess First Nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada and the world still in shock of the mass grave found at Cowessess First Nation Today Canadians honour the 751 Indigenous children buried in a mass grave near the grounds near former Marieval Indian Residential School site. 751 Indigenous innocent lives were stolen and the hearts of families loved ones and a nation will forever Read More…

Senate Passes Bill C-15, U.D.R.I.P, Awaits Royal Accent
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Senate Passes Bill C-15, U.N.D.R.I.P, Now Awaits Royal Accent

Reading Time: 3 minutes U.N.D.R.I.P United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples In 2018 the House of Commons passed C-262 a Private Members Bill which would require the implementation of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). It was passed on recommendation of the Liberal Indigenous Caucus, but this Bill was eventually defeated in the Read More…

Manitoba Invest $825,000 Into Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg
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Manitoba Invest $825,000 Into Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg

Reading Time: 2 minutes The investment will be over a 3 year period The Manitoba government is providing more than $825,000 over three years to Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, Inc. (AHWC) to deliver an outreach program that gives intensive support to people who are pregnant or have recently had a baby and use substances, Families Minister Read More…

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Flags Lowered To Half-Mast Honouring 215 Indigenous Children

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada and the world still in shock of the mass grave found in Kamloops, B.C Today Canadians honour the 215 Indigenous children buried in a mass grave near the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops, B.C. 215 Indigenous innocent lives were stolen and the hearts of families loved ones and a nation will Read More…

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Shamattawa First Nation Declares State Of Emergency In Wake Of Multiple Suicides

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the second state of emergency for the Manitoban First Nation Community within the last five years In 2016 the Shamattawa First Nation located in Northern Manitoba was rocked with a series of suicides within a week, which prompted calls for a state of emergency. Fast forward five years later, Chief Eric Redhead issued Read More…

Canada & Manitoba Metis Federation Reach Historic Agreement On Kapyong Barracks
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Canada & Manitoba Metis Federation Reach Historic Agreement On Kapyong Barracks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kapyong Barracks will finally be transferred back into the hand of Manitoba’s Treaty 1 Indigenous People The Government of Canada and the Manitoba Metis Federation have resolved outstanding litigation related to Canada’s planned sale of the former Kapyong Barracks land in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Kapyong Barracks have been decommissioned for over a decade and the Read More…

Government Of Canada Makes $375,000 Investment To Support NWT Tourism Industry
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Government Of Canada Makes $375,000 Investment To Support NWT Tourism Industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal government supports tourism infrastructure in Yellowknife, NWT The tourism industry plays a key economic, social and cultural role in the Northwest Territories, and is an important part of diversifying the Northern economy. The Canadian Government has supported the industry since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and has demonstrated its commitment to helping the Read More…

Canadian Government Commits $3.2M Nunavut's Fishing & Industries
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Canadian Government Commits $3.2M Nunavut’s Fishing & Industries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Federal support for fisheries and sealing in Nunavut provides jobs and opportunities TDS News – Nunavut’s fishing and sealing industries are key economic drivers in the territory, supporting the livelihood of generations of Inuit. These industries are a source of sustainable economic development in Nunavut, providing  jobs for Nunavummiut, as well as presenting a significant potential Read More…