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SERIOUS ERROR IN JUDGMENT – in a Melfort Courtroom

Ottawa, ON (April 2, 2007) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada is shocked by the jurors’ decision in a Melfort courtroom to acquit Jeffrey Kindrat in the sexual assault case involving a young Aboriginal girl. NWAC President Beverley Jacobs says, “For the jury to deliberate for only two hours and come back with a […]

by NationTalk on April 3, 20071766 Views

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NWAC Adds its Voice in Plea for Help!

When: March 21, 2007, 10:15 a.m. Where: Steps of Regina Queens Bench Courthouse on Victoria Ave. Who: Judy Hughes, President, Native Women’s Association of Saskatchewan Gratia Bunnie and Lynn Acoose, residents of Sakimay First Nations Ottawa, ON (March 19, 2007) – On Wednesday, March 21st, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) will assist in […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 20071541 Views

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Federal Budget Misses the Mark for Aboriginal Canadians

Ottawa, On – March 19, 2007 – “Extremely disappointing” is how the Native Women’s Association of Canada President Beverley Jacobs describes today’s federal budget. There were absolutely no funding announced for Aboriginal specific initiatives and organizations that provide vital support programs for Aboriginal women and children. Plus, there are no initiatives to improve health care […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 20071510 Views

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STATS CAN Asks Aboriginal People Asked For Input!

March 15, 2007 Statistics Canada is undertaking the Aboriginal Peoples Survey and the Aboriginal Childrens Survey with results expected to be released in January 2008. The attached newsletter will give you some specifics that you need to know. Also, contact StatsCan at: 1-800-263-1136 or visit: website ~ Aboriginal Peoples Survey newsletter

by NationTalk on March 15, 20071447 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada Will be Available to the Media on Budget Day

Media Advisory The Native Women’s Association of Canada will be available to the media on Budget Day When: March 19, 2007, 4:00 p.m. Where: Parliament Hill, Railway Room (room 253 D) Who: Beverly Jacobs, President, Native Women’s Association of Canada, (NWAC) Sherry Lewis, Executive Director, NWAC Rob McDonald, Team Lead, Communications and Education Ottawa, ON […]

by NationTalk on March 13, 20071450 Views

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NWAC Stands United With BC/Yukon

For Immediate Release Ottawa, ON (March 6, 2007) – The Native Women’s Assoc. of Canada is equally appalled and disappointed with the negative response shown by the federal government toward B.C./Yukon women’s groups yesterday in Vancouver. Despite pleas urging the Harper government to reverse its decision to cut back funding for several vital programs for […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 20071608 Views

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Media Advisory -National Film Board of Canada Screening and Fundraiser for Sharon McIvor, Aboriginal Lawyer

When: Thursday, March 8, 2007, 7:00 p.m. Where: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa Who: Alanis Obomsawin, Filmmaker Beverly Jacobs, Pres., Native Women’s Association of Canada Dawn Harvard, President, Ontario Native Women’s Association Sharon McIvor, Aboriginal lawyer and FAFIA Co-chair Ottawa, ON (March 6, 2007) – Beverly Jacobs, President of the Native Women’s […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 20071377 Views

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Minister Bev Oda Stonewalls Women’s Equality Organizations

BC Coalition for Women’s Equality and Human Rights For immediate release: March 03, 2007 (VANCOUVER) – B.C./Yukon women’s groups are deeply disappointed after meeting today with Bev Oda, federal Minister Responsible for Status of Women Canada. “The Minister’s refusal to move forward on issues of great importance to women in Canada is shocking,” says Shelagh […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 20071893 Views

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Media Advisory The 16th Annual Women’s Memorial March in Remembrance of our Stolen Sisters

Media Advisory When: 12:00 p.m. – Wednesday February 14, 2007 Where: Carnegie Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C Who: Edna Brass – Events Organizer Beverley Jacobs, President, Native Women’s Association of Canada What: Annual march “Their Spirits Live Within Us” Why: Honouring 29 missed and murdered women from Vancouver’s downtown eastside Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) […]

by NationTalk on February 12, 20071648 Views

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NWAC Expresses Its Support Of All Of The Family Members During This Horrific Time

VANCOUVER, B.C, Jan. 23 – Yesterday marked the beginning of the murder trial of Robert William Pickton. The Native Women’s Association of Canada would at this time like to express its support and deepest sympathies to all of the families who are grieving over their missing or murdered loved ones. “The trial is a reminder […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20071777 Views

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