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RCMP “D” Division Community & Indigenous Policing Services are recruiting for the Commanding Officer’s Youth Committee: Apply by October 31, 2021

October 20, 2021|

The Community Indigenous Policing Services are now recruiting for their 2021-2022  Commanding Officer’s Youth Committee (COYC). The RCMP "D" Division are encouraging youth ages 13-21 from rural Manitoba to apply to join the COYC. Consideration is also being given to separating the COYC into two groups (13-17 and 18-21) to better capture the perspectives of the different age groups. The goal of the COYC is to involve youth in discussions about youth crime and victimization issues to help shape RCMP youth strategies and initiatives. The COYC takes place online, which in the current climate makes this a great opportunity for Read More...

Unique opportunity to join the Board of Directors for Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin

October 20, 2021|

The gaps in healthcare facing our northern Manitoba communities will leave you wondering "how can this be happening right here?" Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin (KIM) was established in 2020 as a First Nations-led aggregate health transformation entity by the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Chiefs Task Force on Health to work together with First Nations to transform health and wellness services and improve health outcomes for First Nations people in northern Manitoba. KIM is currently recruiting volunteers for their board. Get involved and enact change! You will work with First Nations and KIM to help guide this important work that is happening Read More...

Virtual Information Session about the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program: October 26, 2021

October 20, 2021|

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 11am-1pm Central Time, the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Liaison Un it is hosting a virtual information session with Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada on the funding application process for the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program (CSICP). Who should attend: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit section 35 rights-bearing groups, Indigenous groups with a signed self-government agreement or modern Treaty, or any corporation, foundation, association, or other type of organization identified by an eligible recipient, to act as their agent or representative who want to Read More...

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To maintain, strengthen, enhance, lobby for and defend the interests and rights of First Nation people within its jurisdiction and to promote, develop and secure a standard quality of life deemed desirable and acceptable by its First Nations without limiting the generality of the foregoing and the objectives of MKO.