Congratulations to Long Plain First Nation for this amazing achievement! We look forward to visiting the new establishment!
SCO Grand Chief Election Nomination Notice:
Southern Chiefs' Organization is now accepting nominations for Election of the Grand Chief. The Election will take place Thursday, January 9, 2020 in Dakota Tipi First Nation. Deadline for nominations is 4 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020.
For more info: http://scoinc.mb.ca/gc-election-2020/
This week, Southern Chiefs' Organization Grand Chief Jerry Daniels, SCO staff, and Southern Chiefs' Organization Youth Council are attending the Assembly of First Nations/Assemblee des premieres Nations Special Chiefs Summit in Ottawa.
During SCO's visit, Grand Chief and staff have made efforts to meet with Federal Ministers to discuss the many issues facing our 34 southern First Nations. So far Grand Chief has had valuable discussions with Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal, as well as Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti - LaSalle Émard Verdun. More meetings with elected officials are being arranged as the week continues.
We look forward to attending the rest of the AFN Special Chiefs' Assembly proceedings as it continues until December 5.
Southern Chiefs' Organization extends its Congratulations to Tina Keeper on being selected as a Special Award recipient of the Earle Grey Award for the 2020 #CdnScreenAwards!
Tina stands among David Suzuki, Alex Trebek, Daniel Levy, and several others set to receive their award during the Canadian Screen Week on March 23-29, 2020.
Read more: http://www.cjwe.ca/news/news/tina-keeper-alex-trebek-among-special-2020-canadian-academy-award-recipients/
Bill C-92, effective Jan. 1, gives Indigenous governments opportunity to take over child welfare systems:
''There's lots of hypotheticals' surrounding Bill C-92, says Southern Chiefs' Organization Grand Chief Jerry Daniels. The federal bill is intended to address overrepresentation of Indigenous children in care by handing over control of child welfare services to Indigenous governments.'
Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/bill-c-92-manitoba-pallister-1.5381046
Don't forget, the Southern Chiefs' Organization's Justice Department's Comedy Show is tonight!! Tickets include entertainment and dinner!
The event is held in support of our Mino Pimatisiwin "Changing the Narrative" Campaign and features live performances from Elissa Kixen and Don Burnstick!!
Viscount Gort Hotel
1670 Portage Avenue
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tickets: $45 each
For more information contact: (204) 946-1869
Boil Water Advisory for Peguis First Nation Residents effective until December 3 due to water testing:
APTN National News: "Canada has lost an effort to have a compensation ruling awarded by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal struck down.
Federal Justice Paul Favel announced his decision Friday.
“The AGC (Attorney General of Canada) has not satisfied the three-part test to stay the decision of the CHRT’s Compensation Ruling,” Favel wrote. “Accordingly, the AGC’s motion is denied.'"
Read more: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/11/29/compensation/
5-Day Boil Water Advisory for Peguis First Nation Residents:
Urgent: 5-Day Boil Water Advisory for Peguis First Nation Residents:
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