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Martin launches aboriginal education initiative in Russell

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RUSSELL --- Former prime minister Paul Martin came to Major Pratt School this morning to launch the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative.

But as he did in Grand Rapids Tuesday, he pointed out the youngest aboriginal kids as vital to Manitoba's future.

"This is so important for Manitoba," Martin said.

His program provides a credit course in entrepreneurial business training to grades 11 and 12 students from Waywayseecappo First Nation.

 

 

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