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    Elder Elmer Courchene

    Elder Elmer CourcheneThe TRCM would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of respected Anishinaabe Elder Elmer Courchene. Among his many contributions throughout his life, he was a strong advocate for Treaties and provided the TRCM with his guidance and wisdom. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to work with him and he will be deeply missed.

    Honouring First Nations Veterans and the First World War

    November 11, 2018 marked 100 years since the armistace that ended the First World War. We have added a document that speaks to the role that First Nations soldiers played in it.

    Honouring First Nations Veterans and the First World War

    Online Webinars Now Complete


    2018-2019 TEI Treaty Education Training

    Registration now open for:

    First Nations Regional Treaty Education Training Sessions – November 27 & 28, 2018 – Open to K-12 Educators in First Nations Community Schools.


    TRCM Receptionist Opportunity

    The TRCM is hiring a Receptionist. More information is attached below. The deadline for applications is October 19 at 4:00 pm.










    New TEI Webinar Series Dates for Fall 2018

    The TRCM is happy to announce the Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) Webinar Series for Fall 2018. Click here to register for the Webinar #1





    TRCM 2016-2017 Annual Report Now Available

    The TRCM 2016-2017 Annual Report has been released and is available for viewing. The report can be accessed here: 2016-2017 Annual Report


    TRCM Administrative Assistant Opportunity

    The TRCM currently has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. More information – including how to apply – can be found below. The deadline for applications is Sept. 11 at 4:00 pm.























    Attend the Nibi (Water) Gathering from May 24-27, 2018

    A Nibi (Water) Gathering will be held from May 24-27, 2017 at the Wiigwam Teaching Lodge in Whiteshell Provincial Park. All are welcome to attend. RSVP to


    We’re Hiring!

    We currently have an opening for a Speakers Bureau and Outreach Coordinator.

    The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) Speakers’ Bureau and Outreach Coordinator assists in the overall coordination of the Speakers’ Bureau activities; develops and implements community research strategies; develops and maintains intergovernmental and public communications activities; and provides support services for research, reporting and special events as necessary.

    Working Relationships:

    The Speakers Bureau and Outreach Coordinator will report directly to the TRCM Operations Manager.  The Speakers Bureau and Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the TRCM team in achieving its goals and objectives.


    The TRCM Speakers Bureau and Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for:

    • Coordinating all Speakers’ Bureau and Community Outreach activities and events;
    • Developing, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating a TRCM Community Outreach Strategy;
    • Assisting with the TRCM education strategy, activities and publications;
    • Collaborating with TRCM team and partners in the planning and implementation of independent research projects;
    • Fostering effective working relationships with First Nations communities and organizations, all levels of government, and public and private sector organizations;
    • Developing consultative networks with various federal, provincial, and First Nations governments and maintaining open lines of communication for dissemination of information among TRCM partners;
    • Participating in committees, working groups and community events as requested;
    • Representing the TRCM at public relations events and community activities, including public speaking;
    • Responding to public inquiries and disseminating information to federal, provincial, First Nation and municipal government departments, and the general-public;
    • Developing, facilitating, and/or assisting in research for the purpose of producing research reports, briefing notes, discussion papers, project and budget proposals, and work plans;
    • Monitoring, evaluating and providing regular reports on project and program activities;
    • Analyzing, synthesizing and summarizing material and data for presentation to senior management; and
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Certificate or university degree in Social Sciences or related field with administration and social science research, and/or a combination of equivalent education and a minimum of three years related experience;
    • Experience working in/with an Aboriginal community or organization;
    • In depth knowledge of Manitoba Treaties;
    • In depth knowledge of First Nations aspirations, values, culture, issues and concerns;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, audio & digital recording technologies and multi-media software programs;
    • Experience in applied research, data base management and cataloging;
    • Demonstrated excellence relating to interpersonal, organizational, analytical, presentation, and time management skills including written and verbal communications;
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting, especially under deadlines;
    • A valid driver’s license, the use of a personal vehicle, the ability and willingness to travel and work outside regular office hours as required; and
    • Ability to speak, read and write in a First Nation language regional to Manitoba is desired.

    SALARY RANGE:  Commensurate with experience and education.

    Closing Date: March 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.  No applications will be accepted after this deadline. 

    Please submit your cover letter and resume with three letters of reference to:

    Attention: Jaime Wolfe, Operations Manager
    Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba
    400-175 Hargrave St., Winnipeg, MB. R3C 3R8
    Fax: (204) 777-1874

    Your cover letter and resume must clearly demonstrate that you meet all the requirements.  No phone calls please.  We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    The closing date is March 31, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.  No applications will be accepted after this deadline.