Keeyask project moved into ‘care and maintenance’ mode as Manitoba Hydro shift change delayed

Manitoba Hydro has delayed a shift change for its workers and has moved the Keeyask project into “care and maintenance status” as a blockade continues in the area.The blockade went up last Friday at an entrance to the site over...

Coronavirus: MKO bans non-essential travel from northern Manitoba reserves

By The Canadian Press Posted March 18, 2020 1:12 pm Updated March 18, 2020 1:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ First Nations in northern Manitoba are bringing in new rules...

God’s Lake First Nation declares state of emergency after string of suicides

A state of emergency has been declared in God’s Lake First Nation after four suicides and 22 suicide attempts this summer.Chief Gilbert Andrews said the community, located about 1,000 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, is also dealing with a meth crisis...

Manitoba has second highest rate of violence against women and girls in northern Canada

Rates of violent crime against young women and girls are five to six times higher for those living in Manitoba’s north compared to those living in southern section of the province, according to new numbers from Statistics Canada.Story continues belowA...

Three charged in sexual, physical abuse of 17 children at Garden Hill First Nation, may be 150 victims

The RCMP is looking into multiple cases of sexual and physical abuse of minors at Garden Hill First Nation in northeastern Manitoba.Police said charges have been laid against two men and a foster parent in the case.#rcmpmb investigating child sexual...

‘Justice for Christine’: Indigenous community reacts to Overby verdict

May 9 2019 2:03pm After a jury delivered their verdict in the second degree murder trial of Brett Overby, Indigenous leaders say the result was a victory. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=...

Unique Manitoba past-time becomes on-ice, online challenge

A new challenge is making the rounds on social media celebrating an age-old Red River past-time, an online game of ‘tag — you’re it’.It’s called the IceRoad Challenge, and it’s a marriage of tradition and technology that might just put...

Manitoba First Nations health care to see $42 million-boost

The federal government has committed to spending $42 million for northern health care programs in Manitoba for First Nations communities.It is part of a $68-million funding commitment over three years going to Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan.The funding is set aside...

Tansi, Wotziye and Aaniin: MKO puts up welcoming new sign on Highway 6

Drivers heading north on Hwy. 6 will now be greeted by a colourful new sign welcoming them to Northern Manitoba.Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) unveiled the new sign Thursday, welcoming people to Keewatinowi territory. The striking sign features forests, aurora...