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Ojibwe ‘patient zero’ in Quebec prison files class action against Canada – APTN News

April 23, 2020 An Indigenous woman incarcerated in Quebec took up the torch for the federal prison population by filing a class-action lawsuit against Correctional Services Canada (CSC) saying it “failed in their duty” to protect vulnerable inmates from the spread of COVID-19. In documents filed at the Montreal Courthouse this week, Joelle Beaulieu, a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202084 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision on Compensation for First Nation Children in Government Care

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision on Compensation for First Nation Children in Government Care (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is pleased with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) decision of April 16, 2020, that provides further clarity on compensation for First Nations children unnecessarily […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2020150 Views

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FW First Nation, Dilico ordered to pay Tikanagan’s court costs – Tbnewswatch.com

The two Indigenous child welfare agencies dispute each other’s authority. THUNDER BAY — A Superior Court judge has awarded costs of $50,000 to Tikanagan Child and Family Services in connection with a recent court hearing which pitted Tikinagan against Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and the Fort William First Nation. Since at least 2014, Dilico and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202077 Views

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Lac Seul First Nation going to Supreme Court of Canada in hydro dam flooding compensation case – CBC

First Nation challenging Federal Court’s calculation of compensation Apr 17, 2020 The Lac Seul First Nation in northwestern Ontario will have its case heard by the Supreme Court of Canada, tasking the court with the question of how Indigenous Peoples should be compensated by Canada for historic wrongs. In the late 1920s, construction of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202089 Views

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Indigenous groups press judge to halt US-Canada pipeline work – National Observer

April 17th 2020 Indigenous and environmental groups in the U.S. are pressuring a federal judge to shut down work on the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska less than two weeks after it started, because of fears over workers spreading the coronavirus and worries about a future spill. Pipeline sponsor TC Energy is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202068 Views

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‘There is no timetable’: Courts refuse to let these three moms see children during pandemic – APTN News

April 13, 2020 One mother just had her baby three weeks ago and hasn’t seen her child after the first week. Another has been sober for eight months and can only FaceTime her six-year-old. The mom of a six-month-old drops off breast milk every other day, but can’t go in the house to see her […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2020123 Views

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Trans Mountain Expansion Fight Heads to Supreme Court – Net Newsledger

April 8, 2020 Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band announce they are seeking leave for appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. These four First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project through every Federal court. They now […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202065 Views

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Press Release and Legal Backgrounder: First Nations Launch Fight of TMX Project Approval to Supreme Court od Canada

April 7, 2020 Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory) – The Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band announce they are seeking leave for appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. These four First Nations have fought and challenged the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project through every Federal court. They now […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2020177 Views

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Tsleil-Waututh Nation File a New Appeal to The Supreme Court of Canada

April 6, 2020 This morning, Monday April 6th, Tsleil-Waututh Nation filed a new appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in the continuing effort to stop the Trans Mountain Pipeline. We invite you to join a Webinar being hosted by RAVEN Trust tomorrow afternoon at 4pm PT. Indigenous leaders from Tsleil-Waututh, Coldwater and Squamish Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202092 Views

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Aboriginal Legal Services – COVID-19 Pandemic – Criminal Case Adjournment Dates – Out-of-Custody Accused

NOTE:  These dates are subject to change further due to the COVID-19 pandemic .  Please check back on this website before your next court date, in case that date changes. If your matter is not a criminal matter, your adjournment dates will be different. Adjournment dates in regular criminal case management courts Unless your appearance […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 2020101 Views

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