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Struggles of Rohingya, Yazidi refugees recognized

Struggles of Rohingya, Yazidi refugees recognized Stronger Together event celebrates and raises awareness of human rights Carol Sanders By: Carol Sanders Posted: 12/10/2017 3:00 AM After a year that’s included the worst refugee crisis in generations, hundreds of newcomers and … Continue reading

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Legislative Session Charts New Course, Focused on Long-Term, Sustainable Measures

December 8, 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION CHARTS NEW COURSE, FOCUSED ON LONG-TERM, SUSTAINABLE MEASURES – – – Bills Relating to Cannabis, Watersheds and Child Care Introduced During Fall Sitting: Cullen The Manitoba government introduced several legislative measures focused on fixing the … Continue reading

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Micklefield gets unanimous support for resolution on Yazidis

NEWS RELEASE December 5, 2017 For Immediate Release Micklefield gets unanimous support for resolution on Yazidis All legislative members recognize importance of pushing Ottawa to fulfill commitment: Micklefield Andrew Micklefield, MLA for Rossmere, today saw the House vote unanimously to … Continue reading

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Province Introduces Legislation That Would Modernize Appointed Agencies, Boards and Commissions

December 4, 2017 PROVINCE INTRODUCES LEGISLATION THAT WOULD MODERNIZE APPOINTED AGENCIES, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS The Manitoba government has introduced legislation that proposes to streamline provincially appointed agencies, boards and commissions (ABC’s) to ensure they deliver effective services and provide value … Continue reading

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Incredible Resilience in Yazidi Community – November 29, 2017 Canstar Herald

This summer the eyes of the world followed with compassion and amazement the harrowing story of a Yazidi boy captured by ISIS and thought dead yet found and reunited with his mother here in Winnipeg where they found a home. … Continue reading

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Province Announces Major Classroom Addition and New Gymnasium at Miles Macdonell Collegiate

November 24, 2017 PROVINCE ANNOUNCES MAJOR CLASSROOM ADDITION AND NEW GYMNASIUM AT MILES MACDONELL COLLEGIATE Students and educators at Miles Macdonell Collegiate can look forward to six new classrooms and a new gymnasium, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced … Continue reading

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Province Announces $25 Million for Community-Based Training and Employment Services

November 23, 2017 PROVINCE ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION FOR COMMUNITY-BASED TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES – – – Helping Manitobans Prepare for Better Jobs, Brighter Futures: Wishart Backgrounder The Manitoba government is investing $25 million in 86 community-based training and employment agencies … Continue reading

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Government Continues Ambitious Program to Make Manitoba Most Improved Province

The Manitoba government remains committed to correcting the course and making Manitoba the most improved province in Canada by continuing to fix the province’s finances, improve services and rebuild the economy. This was the message delivered by Lt.-Gov. Janice C. … Continue reading

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Government Concludes Legislative Session, Focused on Results for Manitobans

November 10, 2017 GOVERNMENT CONCLUDES LEGISLATIVE SESSION, FOCUSED ON RESULTS FOR MANITOBANS The second session of the 41st legislature concluded earlier today, having passed numerous government bills focused on fixing the finances, repairing the services and rebuilding the economy, Premier … Continue reading

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Province Announces Hybrid Model for Distribution and Retail of Cannabis

November 7, 2017 PROVINCE ANNOUNCES HYBRID MODEL FOR DISTRIBUTION AND RETAIL OF CANNABIS – – – Ensuring Safety, Keeping Gangs Out, Creating Market Opportunities: Pallister Backgrounder Background Information In order to meet the July 2018 timeline mandated by the federal … Continue reading

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