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University of Manitoba receives federal funding for biomedical research – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Biomedical researchers at the University of Manitoba working on responses to future pandemics are getting some hefty funding from the federal government. Winnipeg South MP Terry Duguid announced Thursday that more than $56 million — through the Canada Biomedical Research Fund and …

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‘Death spiral’: Winnipeg advocates concerned over transit funding shortage – Winnipeg

A question mark hovers over public transportation in Winnipeg, after a recent report uncovered millions of dollars in funding left wanting. According to This is the End of The Line, a new report by transportation planning firm Leading Mobility, Winnipeg Transit is facing a $37-million operating budget shortfall. Transit is …

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Manitoba’s cut to youth summer job program leaves some groups scrambling – Winnipeg

The Manitoba government said it was open to discussions Tuesday after facing criticism for cutting support to a major summer job program. The NDP government, elected in October, has reduced funding to the Green Team program this year by $4 million, to $5.6 million. The program helps non-profits, municipalities and …

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Ontario has a new supervised consumption site. Funding leaves its future in limbo

Jasmine Flynn grew up in a house where both her parents struggled with addiction before her mother eventually passed away after a fentanyl overdose in 2021. Flynn said she has her “own lived experience with homeless and drug use and street life culture” but is currently in a good place, …

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Toronto school board begs for funding, says cuts will ‘jeopardize’ service – Toronto

The Ford government is telling the province’s largest school board it has to work out a solution to its financial hole, as trustees threaten wide-ranging cuts to key services will be necessary without help. As it plans its annual financial plan, the Toronto District School Board has said it is …

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Ontario weighing nurse practitioner funding options amid extra billing concerns

The Ford government is exploring options on how to bring nurse practitioners into the public healthcare system as service providers similar to doctors, Global News has learned, as the province deals with increased complaints of fee-based clinics that have popped up across Ontario. Government sources told Global News that Ontario …

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Federal government slashes funding to Indigenous women’s advocacy organization

Editor’s note: This article has been updated after the federal Indigenous Services Minister clarified the type of audit the Native Women’s Association of Canada is undergoing. The Native Women’s Association of Canada is reeling after Ottawa cut $48 million from the advocacy organization, resulting in a staff of 75 being …

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Partners in Guelph supportive housing project thrilled with funding announcement

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A community health organization in Guelph is thrilled with $9 million in funding for projects announced last week in Ontario’s 2024 budget. “We have been relentlessly pursuing the adequate funding that is need to run specialized health services that folks need,” said …

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Funding shortfall means layoffs for half of Native Women’s Association workforce – Winnipeg

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 28, 2024 4:00 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Native Women’s Association of Canada says a major shortfall in federal funding has forced it to lay off roughly half its workforce. 1/5 Stable core funding …

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Sask. teachers continuing job action next week despite additional funding

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is withdrawing extracurricular activities provincewide for three days next week, as well as lunch supervision in select school divisions, as part of ongoing job action from teachers. All athletics, school clubs, field trips and graduation preparation will be …

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