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Recent Posts from MKO

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  • For Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) or Grand Chief Garrison Settee, please contact Melanie Ferris by phone at 204-612-1284 or by email.
  • For Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin (KIM) or Dr. Barry Lavallee, please contact Annica Ramkissoon by phone at 204-770-4761 or by email.
2810, 2022

Governments Announce Tuition Reimbursement up to $5000 Available for Early Childhood Education Students and Recent Graduates in Manitoba

October 28, 2022|Funding Information, News|

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing more than $4 million to reimburse the tuition of early childhood educator Read More...

1810, 2022

Virtual Roundtable Discussion to Finalize a Monument in Commemoration for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People

October 18, 2022|MMIWG Events, MMIWG News, News|

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2022, from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, the MKO Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Liaison Read More...

310, 2022

Honouring the Provincial Day of Awareness and the National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People

October 3, 2022|Media Releases|

For immediate release October 3, 2022   Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is sharing Read More...

1209, 2022

Manitoba Government Seeks Feedback from Manitoba Residents on Addressing Labour Shortages Through Immigration: Provide Your Input by September 30, 2022

September 12, 2022|News|

The Manitoba government invites Manitoba citizens to provide feedback on how immigration could help address labour shortages. During the past Read More...

1801, 2022

MKO Commends Staff Sergeant Shayne Smith for Service to Northern Manitoba First Nations: RCMP Long Service Medal Awarded in Recognition of Commitment

January 18, 2022|Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release January 18, 2022   Read More...

1001, 2022

Statement About the Ongoing Closure of the Leaf Rapids Health Centre: MKO Extremely Concerned about Safety of Citizens who Need Health Services

January 10, 2022|Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release January 10, 2022   Read More...

701, 2022

Northern Leaders Emphasize Importance of Proactive Measures on One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccines Arriving in Manitoba First Nations

January 7, 2022|Covid-19, COVID-19 Vaccine, Media Releases|

For a PDF version of this media release, please click here. For immediate release January 7, 2022   Treaty Five Read More...

1612, 2021

MKO Missing and Murdered Women and Girls Liaison Unit Receives a Nation-Directed Approach and Activities to End Gender-Based Violence and Implement the Calls for Justice

December 16, 2021|Media Releases, MMIWG News|

For immediate release December 16, 2021 Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – At the November 16-18, 2021, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. Read More...

1312, 2021

Support for Indigenous-Led Consultation and Engagement: Achieving the Objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act

December 13, 2021|News|

Consultation, cooperation, and engagement on an action plan to achieve the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights Read More...

312, 2021

MKO calls for an Inquiry into systemic failures of the Manitoba Justice System related to the lack of action against Peter Nygard to ensure fair and equitable justice to victims and survivors of gender-based violence

December 3, 2021|Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release December 3, 2021   Read More...

2010, 2021

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

October 20, 2021|News|

The Community Indigenous Policing Services are now recruiting for their 2021-2022  Commanding Officer’s Youth Committee (COYC). The RCMP "D" Division Read More...

510, 2021

MKO Applauds Federal Court of Canada’s Decision to Dismiss Government of Canada’s Challenge to First Nations Child Welfare Compensation Orders Issued by Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

October 5, 2021|Media Releases|

To view this media release in a PDF format, please click here.    For immediate release October 5, 2021   Read More...

1709, 2021

Interim Public Health Advice: Public Health Measures in Indoor Public Settings to Support First Nations in Response to Delta and Other Highly Transmissible COVID-19 Variants of Concern

September 17, 2021|News|

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has shared interim public health advice intended for ISC-FNIHB health workers who provide services to First Read More...