Province unveils new school treaty education plan

 By Maggie Macintosh  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter All Manitoba teachers and school employees must be trained in treaty education by 2026. On Wednesday, the province unveiled Treaty Education for All _ a six-page document outlining initiatives to bolster understanding about the foundational land-sharing agreements made between First Nations and the Crown. The plan entails ensuring every elementary and secondary teacher has completed the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba’s two-day training by Dec. 31, 2025. All other division staff will be required to participate in a minimum of one day of training before the deadline. “(Treaties) are part of our shared history and hold the promise of a prosperous future for Canadians and First Nations peoples,” Loretta Ross, treaty commissioner at the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, said in a news…

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