Manitoba to get more aboriginal nurses

CBC News, August 9, 2010 First Nations and Métis groups in Manitoba have high hopes for a program to train aboriginal nurses in rural and northern communities in the province. First Nations and Métis groups in Manitoba have high hopes for a program to train aboriginal nurses in rural and northern communities in the province. The province and the federal government announced $9.47 million in funding Monday to train up to 150 aboriginal people to work as licensed practical nurses. The program is run in partnership with First Peoples Development Inc., the Manitoba Métis Federation and the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak. ... Manitoba