Category Archives: news

Journey into the Heart of the Homeland Competition

| | Posted in Indigenous, news, Youth

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) invites all Canadians to become part of Métis Nation history and join our “Journey in the Heart of the Homeland Idea Competition” to design the future home of our long-awaited Métis Nation Heritage Centre. Recently, the MMF purchased a historic building in Winnipeg, the Bank of Montreal, on the south-east […]

NCN Healing Journey

This incredible initiative by a – The Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) aims to create a safe, comfortable environment to help people with their healing journey. Every human being is entitled to healthcare, but for those living outside of the city, this can be difficult. In the past, people have had to wait for taxis, check in […]

Covid-19 and human rights

| | Posted in health, news

Covid-19 and Human Rights Coronavirus does not differentiate between race, culture, or religion, nor does it care about our borders. However, coronavirus, like many deadly illnesses, has a greater impact on populations that are underserved, marginalized, and disenfranchised. Please explore our new Health page that will focus on COVID-19 in this crucial time in our […]

Black Lives Matter

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The Black Lives Matter Foundation is a global foundation whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence. In response to the murder of George Floyd, the world stood up and rallied for #BlackLivesMatter. And Manitoba was no exception. More than 15,000 people gathered at the Legislative building in Winnipeg in a peaceful, […]

Summer is here

| | Posted in Environment, news

Our new home page image features a photograph by Brian Hydesmith of the Lower Bird River flanking Nopiming Provincial Park. Environmentalists are lobbying to have this segment of this river protected. Check out the Wilderness Committee campaign. Manitobans, including newcomers to the province, are motivated to preserve wilderness for future generations. A clean and healthy […]

Volunteers Needed for Torch of Dignity 2019

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Manitobans for Human Rights Torch of Dignity committee is looking to fill volunteer positions for our 4th annual relay on August 11th, 2019. We are looking for drivers, torch bearers, site managers, balloonists, registration, water coordinators and first-aid. Please fill out our Torch of Dignity Registration Form in the ‘Volunteer Contact Information’ section or contact our volunteer coordinator […]

Seized accounts could help fund refugee efforts

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[from CBC news] A Canadian-led international movement seized with staunching the flow of refugees wants to use an untapped source of cash to address the global crisis: the billions languishing in the frozen bank accounts of dictators and despots. The proposal will be one of the main recommendations of the World Refugee Council, a self-appointed […]