A new partnership between the Manitoba government and educational leaders throughout the province will respond to recommendations in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report made earlier this year to promote and preserve Aboriginal languages, Education and Advanced Learning Minister James Allum announced today.
“We are united in our resolve to move forward and develop a clear process for incorporating a leadership component into our annual general convention,” said Ellen Olfert, President of the Manitoba NDP. “This committee has a mandate from the Provincial Executive to provide recommendations and lay out the parameters of a potential leadership election as per our constitution.”
The special committee will be chaired by Olfert, and will include:
- George Alevizos, Treasurer, Manitoba NDP Provincial Executive
- Sonia Kowalewich, Former Provincial Secretary, Manitoba NDP
Manitoba has introduced proposed changes to the Vital Statistics Act to better meet the needs of transgender people, Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux has announced.