First Nations displaced by storm share concerns, frustrations with Scheer campaign

Families forced to flee the Lake Manitoba First Nation are expressing frustration around evacuation efforts following a recent snowstorm that’s left thousands of people in the province without electricity for days.Babies and seniors alike were crowded into a Winnipeg hotel...

Northern Manitoba First Nation partially evacuated due to wildfire

The Canadian Red Cross has relocated about 150 people from Marcel Colomb First Nation, after their community was threatened by wildfire.On Wednesday the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) said “several wildfires” were affecting the community, which is located about 800 kilometres...

Little Grand Rapids First Nation residents return home after wildfire smoke evacuations

Residents from Little Grand Rapids First Nation are returning home after being evacuated due to wildfire smoke in the area over the weekend.More than 105 Priority One residents were moved to Winnipeg on Sunday, staying in hotels since their arrival.Priority...

Pikangikum First Nation evacuees heading home as officials bring forest fire under control

The first of several hundred people evacuated due to a forest fire near Pikangikum First Nation are heading home on Monday as officials continue to hold the fire at its current size.About 90 people who had been flown to Winnipeg...

About 300 residents from Pikangikum First Nation flown to Winnipeg to escape fire

The evacuation of a northern Ontario First Nation continues as the Ontario government asked Manitoba for help housing evacuees.Almost 2,000 people have been evacuated from Pikangikum First Nation in Ontario as a nearby wildfire grows closer to the community. The...

Canadian Red Cross Pink Day is February 27

February 27 2019 8:22am Rebecca Ulrich, from the Canadian Red Cross joins us with more on what Pink Day is all about and how Winnipeggers can get involved. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]...

Agreement will improve health, safety in Manitoba First Nations communities

Isolated First Nations communities in Manitoba will soon have access to improved emergency response training and abuse prevention strategies.The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Canadian Red Cross signed an agreement Thursday in Winnipeg.Story continues below“We need to make sure...