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Winnipeg creates 20-member Indigenous Advisory Circle

 

Last updated 9/10/2015 at 3:39pm

Jo-Anne Anderson

Wab Kinew, well-known broadcaster and Associate Vice President for Indigenous Relations at the University of Winnipeg, will chair the new Indigenous Advisory Circle made up of 20 members. Joining him will be Aboriginal elders and business owners and will include First Nation, Metis, and Inuit people.

WINNIPEG, MB-The City of Winnipeg now has an Indigenous Advisory Circle that will strive to bridge the city's Aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities.

"We need to build bridges in this community," Mayor Brian Bowman, Metis, stated during a press conference at City Hall, during which he presented the members of his newly formed circle.

Wab Kinew, well-known broadcaster and Associate Vice President for Indigenous Relations at the University of Winnipeg, will chair this new group made up of 20 members. Assisting Kinew will be Treaty Commissioner Jamie Wilson and Justice Murray Sinc...



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