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NAN: Community Safety Symposium

October 23 & 24 – Thunder Bay, ON View Poster NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201939 Views

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UFCW Canada welcomes human rights tribunal order on Jordan’s Principle

Toronto – September 11, 2019 – UFCW Canada welcomes the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s (CHRT) decision to issue a compensation order for children who suffered irreparable harm from the federal government’s discriminatory implementation of Jordan’s Principle. Jordan’s Principle holds that, in light of severe inequities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children in Canada, First Nations children […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201919 Views

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Laurier’s Social Justice Forum to focus on anti-racism in post-secondary education

September 12, 2019 Brantford – What do racialized students, staff and faculty experience in post-secondary education? That question will be answered at the fifth annual Social Justice Forum, focused this year on anti-racism in higher education, to be held Sept. 23-24 at Laurier’s Brantford campus. In addition to a keynote speech about racialization and resistance […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 201921 Views

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The Recap: First debate night of the campaign, minus the Liberal leader – OttawaMatters.com

Green Leader Elizabeth May and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh spent much of their time attacking Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer because Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau skipped the debate. A play-by-play of the first leaders’ debate of the federal election campaign (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. The first leaders debate of the federal election campaign has come […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 201922 Views

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CHRT ruling a step towards justice for First Nations children and families

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (September 12, 2019) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare says that the recent Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ruling ordering the federal government to pay compensation to First Nation children, youth and families is a step forward towards justice for Anishinabek children and their families. “Our youth are the future […]

by pnationtalk on September 13, 201917 Views

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Special Commission on the Rights of the Child and Youth Protection: The AFNQL will ensure that the rights of children and communities are recognized and respected

Wendake, September 12, 2019 – “We have an obligation to ensure the protection of our children and we intend to exercise this responsibility in the way and at the time we deem appropriate. Our children must no longer be at the mercy of a system that denies their reality,” said Ghislain Picard, Chief of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201938 Views

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Missing person: Help the RCMP find Sasha Fern Roasting

September 11, 2019 Sasha Fern Roasting was last seen at a business on Wade Road in Truro on Tuesday, September 10 at 2:45 p.m. and has not been heard from since. Sasha Fern Roasting is a 34-year-old Cree woman and described as 5-foot-6, approximately 145 pounds with medium length dark hair and brown eyes. Roasting has a cross tattoo located on her hairline. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201923 Views

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UBCM: RCMP Contract Management Committee Update

Sept. 11, 2019 The Local Government Contract Management Committee (LGCMC) meets regularly with provincial and RCMP representatives to discuss issues related to the RCMP contract and policing in British Columbia. The following summary highlights key issues discussed at its most recent meeting. Provincial Policing Priorities and Vision: Provincial representatives outlined the Province’s policing priorities and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201921 Views

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Irwin Elman wins the 2019 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award for changing lives of children in child welfare

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2019  – This evening at Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Stand Up for Kids Night, Irwin Elman was announced as the winner of the 2019 Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians or initiatives that have made an indelible mark on the child welfare landscape. As winner […]

by pnationtalk on September 12, 201929 Views

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Missing 33-year-old man

September 12, 2019 The Codiac Regional RCMP is asking for the public’s help locating a missing 33-year-old man from Moncton, N.B. George Fury was last seen near Mapleton Road in Moncton around 3 p.m. on September 8, 2019. He was reported missing to police on September 10. Police have followed up on several leads to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201910 Views

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Ombudsman’s statement on Femicide

As the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime, one of my priorities is to raise awareness of the systemic issues that contribute to Gender-Based Violence. During the first six months of 2019, 60 women/girls were killed by violence in 58 incidents across Canada, according to the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability , because […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201921 Views

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RCMP Rosthern – Fatal Fire on Beardy’s First Nation

September 10, 2019 Beardy’s First Nation, Saskatchewan On Septebmer 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., a house fire was reported to the Beardy’s First Nation Fire Department and the Rosthern RCMP. A home on the Beardy’s First Nation sustained minor damage and smoke damage throughout. this point in the investigation, it is believed there was one […]

by pnationtalk on September 11, 201920 Views

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Former officers call on RCMP top brass to do more to recruit, retain Inuit members – CBC

National force has failed to recruit a single new Inuk member in the past 15 years Sep 11, 2019 Former Inuit RCMP members are calling on top brass of the national police force to invest time and resources into recruiting and retaining Inuit officers. For the past 15 years, the RCMP has failed to recruit […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201914 Views

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No evidence uncovered in recent search for family missing for 30 years, say RCMP – CBC

Sep 10, 2019 RCMP searched property in northern B.C. with ground penetrating radar A three-day search on a property in northern B.C. for a missing family has turned up no evidence of Ronnie or Doreen Jack or their two sons Russell and Ryan, according to RCMP. It’s been 30 years since the Jack family disappeared […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201916 Views

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The Government of Canada announces the coming into force of an Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Co-developed with Indigenous partners, the Act affirms Indigenous peoples’ right to jurisdiction over child and family services. September 10, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario, Unceded Traditional Algonquin Territory — Indigenous Services Canada Reducing the number of Indigenous children in care continues to be one of the Government of Canada’s most important priorities. Today, the Honourable Seamus […]

by pnationtalk on September 10, 201984 Views

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Kwanlin Dün partners in program to help people with FASD in justice system – CBC

Sep 10, 2019 ‘Navigator-Advocates’ help Indigenous offenders with FASD understand the legal process Yukon’s Kwanlin Dün First Nation is partnering in a new program aimed at helping Indigenous people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) navigate the justice system. MP Ralph Goodale announced the $978,272-investment on Friday in Saskatchewan. The University of Regina will work […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201929 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases special report on OC spray and segregation in Alberta’s young offender centres

Edmonton…Alberta’s Child and Youth Advocate has completed a special report on oleoresin capsicum spray (OC spray, commonly referred to as pepper spray) and segregation in young offender centres. The Advocate is making four recommendations related to reducing the use of OC spray and segregation as well as increasing accountability measures. “Young people in custody often […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201926 Views

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First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination – National Observer

September 8th 2019 A Friday ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal about Canada’s treatment of Indigenous children demands a full investigation of the federal Indigenous-affairs department, says child-welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock. The tribunal ruled the federal government had been “wilful and reckless” in discriminating against First Nations children living on reserves by chronically and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201927 Views

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AMC commends victory for First Nations CHildren and Families: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders Compensation 2019 CHRT 39

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba _ Today marks another win for First Nations children and their families as the Canadian Human Right Tribunal (CHRT) issued their 8th non-compliance order (2019 CHRT 39) regarding compensation for First Nations children and their families who were negatively impacted by Canada’s discriminatory practices. In this ruling, the CHRT has […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201930 Views

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RCMP issue warrant of arrest for Terry Alec Cole of Victoria, Newfoundland and Labrador

September 9, 2019 A warrant of arrest has been issued for Terry Alec Cole of Victoria. Harbour Grace RCMP seeks the public’s assistance in locating 29-year-old Terry Alec Cole. He was previously charged with multiple offences, including four counts of theft under $5000, and released on judge’s recognizance with conditions. On July 29, 2019, Cole […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201919 Views

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MKO Responds to Ruling from Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Regarding First Nations Children Impacted by Child Welfare System

Sep 6, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is responding to news that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ordered Ottawa to pay thousands of dollars to every First Nations child who was placed in the on-reserve child welfare system. The Tribunal ordered the federal government to pay $40,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019236 Views

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AFN Secures Major Victory and Compensation for First Nations Children and Families at Human Rights Tribunal

AFN Secures Major Victory and Compensation for First Nations Children and Families at Human Rights Tribunal September 6, 2019 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) is a major victory for fairness and justice that must be respected by Canada. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019195 Views

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IRC: Information regarding Federal Day School Class Action Settlement

Background The purpose of the Federal Day Schools Class Action (FDSCA) Settlement Agreement is to address harm suffered as a result of Canada’s establishment, management, and funding of Federal Day Schools. The Federal Court approved the Agreement on August 19, 2019. Once the appeal and opt-out period conclude, implementation of the Settlement Agreement will begin. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201972 Views

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal awards compensation for child welfare impacts

(Toronto, September 6, 2019) Chiefs of Ontario welcomes today’s decision from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that recognizes that First Nations children and families have gone through pain and suffering “of the worst kind” in the child welfare system, and from failures to fully implement Jordan’s Principle. It also found that Canada was wilful and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201958 Views

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FNLC applauds landmark CHRT ruling for compensation for First Nations children and families who were unfairly discriminated against in child welfare system

Xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) andsəl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council applauds today’s ruling by the CanadianHuman Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ordering compensation for First Nations children and youth removed from their homes by the child welfare system, and the parents and grandparents affected, including in cases where children were denied essential medical […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201990 Views

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First Nations Child & Family Caring Society – 2019 CHRT 39

September 06, 2019 Another win for First Nations children and their families as the Canadian Human Right Tribunal (CHRT) issues the 8th non-compliance order (2019 CHRT 39) regarding compensation for First Nations children and their families who were negatively impacted by Canada’s discriminatory practices. Year Published 2019 File(s) PDF NT5

by aanationtalk on September 6, 2019104 Views

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Indigenous Children Separated By Welfare System Eligible For $2 Billion: Tribunal – HuffPost Canada

As many as 54,000 children could be eligible for $40,000 in compensation. OTTAWA — The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has awarded more than $2 billion in compensation to First Nations children and their families who were separated by a chronically underfunded welfare system. In a ruling this morning the tribunal says the federal government “wilfully […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201993 Views

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First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination – Squamish Chief

September 6, 2019 OTTAWA — First Nations children who were separated from their families by a chronically underfunded welfare system could receive more than $2 billion in compensation following an order from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. More than three years ago, the tribunal ruled there was clear discrimination by the federal government for kids […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201948 Views

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University of Regina project to address over-representation of Indigenous people in corrections

September 6, 2019 Regina, Saskatchewan Public Safety Canada The Government of Canada is committed to addressing the over-representation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system. Through the Indigenous Community Corrections Initiative (ICCI), it supports the development of alternatives to custody and reintegration projects for Indigenous offenders. Today, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency […]

by pnationtalk on September 6, 201962 Views

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“Wilfully and recklessly”: Human rights tribunal awards compensation for First Nation children in care – APTN

September 6, 2019 The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ordered Canada to pay compensation to First Nation children, youth and families who were taken from their homes on reserve and put in care of the state. In a ruling issued Friday, the tribunal is awarding $40,000 to each child who was taken from their parents […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019116 Views

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Government appoints expert Advisory Panel to monitor new correctional system

September 6, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Public Safety Canada The Government of Canada continuously works to ensure that federal correctional institutions provide a safe and secure environment for staff and inmates, support the rehabilitation of offenders, and reduce the risk of re-offending to keep our communities safe. Today, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, […]

by pnationtalk on September 6, 201946 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Goodale to make a funding announcement

From: Public Safety Canada Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, as he makes a funding announcement to the University of Regina through the Indigenous Community Corrections Initiative. Following the announcement, Minister Goodale will take questions from the media. Date Friday, September 6, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201939 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP – Search being conducted in Flin Flon for missing Leroy George Custer

September 4, 2019 Flin Flon RCMP and the Saskatchewan and Manitoba RCMP Underwater Recovery Teams are currently searching the waters of Hapnot Lake in Flin Flon in relation to the disappearance of 34-year-old Leroy George Custer. While investigating the disappearance of Leroy, investigators have determined that Leroy has not been seen or been in contact with […]

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Missing 13-year-old girl last seen in Winnipeg’s North End – CBC

Sep 05, 2019 Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 13-year-old girl. Adrian Dorion was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 24 in the city’s North End. She is known to frequently travel between Winnipeg and Thompson, police said. Dorion is described as five feet, four inches, with medium-length […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201944 Views

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Ucluelet RCMP looking for missing person

File # 2019-1116 On September 3rd at approximately 5:45PM the Ucluelet RCMP received a report of a missing 71 year old male, Felix (Terry) Morgan. Morgan was staying with family in Macoah and left the residence in his vehicle around 12:00PM. Morgan has not been heard from since and his whereabouts are unknown. He is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201949 Views

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$75-million National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking announced – Net Newsledger

September 5, 2019 OTTAWA – NEWS – Human trafficking is an abhorrent crime that includes sexual exploitation and forced labour, which devastates the victims and survivors, their families and society. Most victims and survivors of human trafficking are women and girls, including Indigenous women and girls, and marginalized groups in Canada. The Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201939 Views

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Minister Monsef – $75-million National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking announced, Special Advisor appointed

From: Public Safety Canada September 4, 2019 Peterborough, Ontario Public Safety Canada Human trafficking is an abhorrent crime that includes sexual exploitation and forced labour, which devastates the victims and survivors, their families and society. Most victims and survivors of human trafficking are women and girls, including Indigenous women and girls, and marginalized groups in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201933 Views

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Human Rights Tribunal orders Sandy Lake to allow banished woman to return – Sudbury.com

The tribunal ruled that Angele Kamalatisit was discriminated against. THUNDER BAY — The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ordered Sandy Lake First Nation to compensate a woman it banished from its territory in 2012, and allow her to return. The decision, which requires Sandy Lake to pay Angele Kamalatisit $20,000 for pain and suffering, comes […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201918 Views

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Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Labrador

September 4, 2019 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador – Women and Gender Equality Canada Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada’s middle class. We all benefit when women, girls and people of all genders are safe and free to live their lives […]

by pnationtalk on September 4, 201932 Views

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New women’s healing lodge to give offenders option to stay in Manitoba – CBC

Advocate says it’s “a good step for women who have been incarcerated” Sep 04, 2019 Indigenous women serving federal prison sentences now have the option of going to a new healing lodge in Manitoba. Correctional Service Canada announced the signing of an agreement on Tuesday that will see the Eagle Women’s Lodge, in Winnipeg’s North […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201923 Views

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Safety patrol formed after violent crimes mark Yukon community – APTN News

September 3, 2019 After violent crime changed their community, it was time to make positive changes. That’s when Selkirk First Nation in the Yukon formed a Community Safety Officer Program. The program sees safety officers patrol the streets, in conjunction with local RCMP. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/09/03/safety-patrol-formed-after-violent-crimes-mark-yukon-community/

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201918 Views

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Submission to the Toronto Police Services Board re: Draft Policy on Race-Based Data Collection, Analysis and Public Reporting

September 04, 2019 The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) on its Draft Policy on Race-Based Data Collection, Analysis and Public Reporting (Draft Policy).[1] Approving this Draft Policy will be a historic step forward. It will signal that the TPSB and Toronto Police Service (TPS) […]

by pnationtalk on September 4, 201939 Views

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Agreement with Indigenous Women’s Healing Centre Inc. to open Eagle Women’s Healing Lodge

From: Correctional Service Canada September 3, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Correctional Service Canada The Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is pleased to announce the recent signing of an agreement to convert the Eagle Women’s Lodge, run by the Indigenous Women’s Healing Centre Inc., from a Community Residential Facility into a Healing Lodge. This agreement will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201942 Views

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Cree police sign collective agreement with the Cree Nation Government – CBC

Sep 03, 2019 Cree Nation Government wary of union, Eeyou Eenou Police say officers now have better job security The Cree Nation Government has recently signed its first collective agreement with the unionization of the Eeyou Eenou Police Force, the regional police service that serves the nine Cree communities in northern Quebec. The force officially […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201926 Views

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60s Scoop Settlement Deadline approaching August 30th

THE INDIVIDUAL PAYMENT APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 30, 2019 IF THIS DESCRIBES YOU THE SETTLEMENT PROVIDES A PAYMENT TO ANY REGISTERED INDIAN OR PERSON ELIGIBLE TO BE REGISTERED OR INUIT PERSON WHO WAS ADOPTED OR MADE A PERMANENT WARD AND WAS PLACED IN THE CARE OF NON-INDIGENOUS FOSTER OR ADOPTIVE PARENTS IN CANADA BETWEEN JANUARY […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 2019128 Views

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Update – The Pas RCMP respond to found human remains

August 30, 2019 The Pas, Manitoba The human remains found near the University College of the North on August 6, 2019, have been identified as 18-year-old Kendara Ballantyne. Kendara had been initially reported missing to The Pas RCMP on July 26, 2019. The cause of death has yet to be determined. The Pas RCMP along with our Major Crime Services […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201934 Views

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Government of Canada supports Indigenous organization in New Brunswick to ensure greater access to justice

Project will be a collaboration between Indigenous peoples, police, legal institutions, and media August 30, 2019 – Fredericton, New Brunswick – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender-based violence holds us all back. It has long-lasting and negative health, social and economic effects that can span generations, often leading to cycles of violence within families and sometimes […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201958 Views

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Sixties Scoop settlement deadline will leave many out, says advocate – APTN News

August 29, 2019 Friday marks the deadline for Sixties Scoop survivors to apply for compensation under a federal class action lawsuit. Critics of the deadline say former adoptees need more time, and that some may not even know yet about the settlement. Colleen Cardinal, co-founder of the organization National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare, says […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201933 Views

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Police unveil missing persons toolkit – CTV News

The Greater Sudbury Police Service has recently unveiled a missing persons toolkit and resource guide designed specifically for Indigenous women and girls. The guide will be used to assist in police investigations as well as help affected families. “It’s for family members and indigenous communities to know that we’re trying to do that little bit […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201931 Views

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Deadline to apply for 60’s Scoop compensation approaches

August 28, 2019 Kenora, ON — The deadline for submitting an Individual Payment Application form for 60’s Scoop survivors is Friday, August 30, 2019. The application forms must be received by Collectiva or postmarked by this date. If you have already submitted an Individual Payment Application Form for to Collectiva, you do not have to submit another […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201961 Views

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