40 Years Overdue, Grassy Narrows Gets Their Care Home
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40 Years Overdue, Grassy Narrows Gets Their Care Home

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 244 40 years overdue, Grassy Narrows will finally get their Mercury Care Home Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Yesterday, in the spirit of collaboration, trust and mutual respect, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Chief Rudy Turtle of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) signed a framework agreement to […]

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60th Anniversary Of Status Indians Being Allowed To Vote In Canada

Reading Time: 4 minutes Post Views: 1,099 The first votes cast since rights were extended to Status Indians were those of the Rice Lake Band near Peterborough On. From left to right in the photo, Lawrence Salleby, Chief Ralph Loucks, Deputy Returning Officer; Lucy Muskrat, Poll Clerk; Eldon Muskrat, Poll Constable. Photo Credit Nick Nickels. March 31st is the 60th anniversary […]

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Federal Funding For Remote Indigenous Families Living Of The Land

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 179 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) came to an agreement today, with support from Indigenous leaders, to help Indigenous families who are choosing to be on the land as part of the territory’s response to COVID-19. The federal government, through ISC, is providing $2.6 million in […]

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Letter To Premier Pallister From MMF Regarding Manitoba Hydro Bill Moratorium

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 45 Dear Premier Pallister,  Manitoba Hydro is a Crown Corporation and publicly-owned by the Manitoba Government as its shareholder and therefore, as many would contend, it is owned by the People of Manitoba. The Manitoba Government apparently believes, given your statements and actions, and those of your government officials, that it can direct […]

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Chef Malcolm, Looking To Bake Up A Pastry Victory As The Next Ward 4 School Trustee

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 272 Tristan Malcolm developed his skills in Winnipeg schools. Now he’s ready to devote his time and energy to Ward 4 as School Trustee. As a lifelong Winnipeg resident, Mr Malcom is familiar with the needs and challenges of Ward 4. He grew up on Kennedy Street and attended Gladstone Elementary School. He […]

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Prime Minister Addresses COVID-19 With National Indigenous Leaders

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 55 Prime Minister Trudeau spoke with National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Natan Obed, and Vice-President and National Spokesperson for the Métis National Council David Chartrand, to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures taken by the Government of Canada to limit the spread […]

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Trudeau Government Announces $333.7 Million To Help Preserve Indigenous Languages

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 88 The implementation of the Indigenous Language Act—an act to support the efforts of Indigenous Peoples to reclaim, revitalize, maintain and strengthen Indigenous languages—remains a top priority for the Government of Canada. The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, is undertaking the first in a series of online and in-person consultation and engagement sessions […]