Manitoba MLAs Voted Unanimously Across Party Lines Today To Work Toward Improving Services in First Nations Communities

To Work Toward Improving Services in First Nations Communities  Manitoba MLAs from all parties put aside partisan politics today to voice their concerns about the federal government’s failure to meet its duty to fully fund services such as education, health-care services and services for children in care in First Nations communities. The vote in the Legislative Assembly this afternoon (Oct. 26, 2016) was in response to a motion by NDP MLA Wab Kinew. The motion stated: “That the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba condemn the Federal Government’s inaction in equitably funding social services for First Nations people.” “I am proud of my colleagues for standing up for equality and to call on the federal government to end its systemic discrimination of First Nations people,” Kinew said following the vote. Manitoba’s First…

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