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Premier welcomes new RCMP commanding officer

The following is a statement from Premier Wade MacLauchlan, minister of Justice and Public Safety and attorney general, on the selection of Jennifer Ebert as RCMP “L” Division commanding officer. “With the cooperation of all Islanders, and with the hard work of our policing partners, Prince Edward Island is a safe and welcoming place to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017152 Views

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Flowers should be moved from HMP, or released from custody

July 26, 2017 Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says he’s appalled that another Labrador Inuit woman is being detained at a maximum security prison for men because she refused to obey a court injunction to stay away from the Muskrat Falls site. Marjorie Flowers, along with two members of the NunatuKavut Community Council, Jim Learning and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201786 Views

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Crown and defence agree on prison term for neglecting and abusing toddler – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2017 By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A Manitoba woman who admitted her repeated abuse and neglect killed her 21-month-old daughter is facing a possible sentence of life in prison without parole for at least 14 years. That’s the joint recommendation from the Crown and defence for Vanessa Lynn […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201794 Views

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Alberta RCMP investigate teen’s homicide on First Nation – Globalnews.ca

July 26, 2017 Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy at the Frog Lake First Nation as a homicide. Elk Point RCMP said officers responded to a shooting on the Fishing Lake Metis Settlement on July 19. A short time later, police found the deceased teenager inside a vehicle along with another person […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201752 Views

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MMIWG inquiry teams meet with families ahead of Manitoba hearings in October – CTV

July 26, 2017 Teams from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are in Manitoba meeting with families this week. Health, community relations and legal teams from the inquiry held a community meeting with people from Sagkeeng First Nation on Tuesday in the nearby town of Powerview-Pine Falls. Sagkeeng First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201738 Views

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CEDAW: General recommendation No. 35 on gender-based violence against women, updating general recommendation No. 19

ADVANCE UNEDITED VERSION Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women General recommendation No. 35 on gender-based violence against women, updating general recommendation No. 19 I. Introduction 1. General recommendation No. 19 on violence against women, adopted by the Committee at its eleventh session in 1992,2 states that discrimination against women –as defined in article 1 of […]

by aanationtalk on July 26, 201766 Views

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Supreme Court rebukes energy regulator for Clyde River consultation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 26, 2017  OTTAWA _ The country’s highest court has ruled that the federal government can rely on the National Energy Board to fulfil its duty to consult Indigenous communities about development projects in their traditional territories _ but only if the process is robust. In unanimous decisions in two separate appeal cases […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201797 Views

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Death of First Nations man handcuffed and stepped on by police was accidental, inquest says – CBC

Nurse in northern community called police in 2010, concerned about Romeo Wesley’s erratic behaviour Jul 26, 2017 The death of an Ontario First Nations man who was pepper sprayed, beaten, handcuffed and stepped on by two police officers was accidental, a coroner’s inquest has determined. Romeo Wesley lived in the remote northern community of Cat […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201744 Views

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Missing Minto-area woman hasn’t been seen in 8 days, RCMP say – CBC

West District RCMP is looking for Susan Lee, an indigenous woman that was reported missing on July 21 Jul 25, 2017 The RCMP is asking for help in locating a 43-year-old woman from Newcastle Creek, who has not been seen since July 17. Susan Lee was last seen on July 17 around 11 p.m. She […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201745 Views

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Government of Canada supports Project Venture, a youth crime prevention project in Clearwater River Dene Nation and La Loche, Saskatchewan

July 25, 2017     Regina, Saskatchewan     Public Safety Canada Today, at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Meeting, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that $2.2 million over 5 years has been made available under the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS) for the Clearwater River Dene Nation Project Venture (CRDN Project Venture). This […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201792 Views

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Police search Paint Lake area for man missing since December – Thompson Citizen

July 25, 2017 Members of the Thompson RCMP, Sustainable Development Manitoba and the Office of the Fire Commissioner searched the area surrounding Paint Lake July 20, looking for signs of Campbell Hunter, a 67-year-old Thompson resident who was reported missing last December. The searchers combed land areas around the lake on foot, with a helicopter […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201762 Views

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Canadian Human Rights Commission and Friendship Centres working together to improve human rights support for Indigenous people in urban centres

July 25, 2017 – Montreal, Quebec – The National Association of Friendship Centres and the Canadian Human Rights Commission At a ceremony in Montreal today, the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the National Association of Friendship Centres signed a partnership agreement to help Indigenous peoples in urban centres across Canada find the information and services they […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017104 Views

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Chesterfield Inlet Justice Committee seeking members

July 24, 2017 The Chesterfield Inlet Community Justice Committee is looking for members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who have caused harm by committing an offence. Applicants should have knowledge and experience in restorative justice, and in dealing with social issues. They […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201740 Views

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BR Statscan Crime – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 25, 2017  OTTAWA – The latest statistics show the number of police-reported cannabis-offences in Canada declined for the fifth straight year. And, Stat-Canada says that downward trend began long before the Liberals brought forward their plan to legalize the drug for recreational use. The annual tally of police-reported crime […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201766 Views

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair to probe Thunder Bay police – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 24, 2017 By Michelle McQuigge THE CANADIAN PRESS The man who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that condemned Canada’s history with residential schools will now oversee a probe into a northwestern Ontario city’s police services board as the community grapples with tensions between its police force and Indigenous residents. The Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 2017115 Views

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Statement on Appointment of Murray Sinclair to Investigate Thunder Bay Police Board

OTTAWA, ON (July 24, 2017 ): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, welcomes the appointment by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) of the Hon. Murray Sinclair to lead its investigation of the Thunder Bay Police Services Board: “We have raised serious issues over the actions of the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017102 Views

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Thunder Bay Deaths – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 24, 2017 By Michelle McQuigge The man who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that condemned Canada’s history with residential schools will now oversee a probe into a northwestern Ontario city’s police services board as the community grapples with tensions between its police force and Indigenous residents. The Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201797 Views

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Arviat Justice Committee seeking members

July 24, 2017 The Arviat Community Justice Committee is looking for members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who have caused harm by committing an offence. Applicants should have knowledge and experience in restorative justice, and in dealing with social issues. They should […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201764 Views

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Central Alberta woman sentenced to 30 months in death of her infant son – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 24, 2017  RED DEER, Alta. _ A central Alberta woman accused of killing her infant son has pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Florencine Potts of Maskwacis entered her plea in Red Deer court. She was sentenced to 30 months in jail. The body of 15-month-old Jay Johnston was found inside a home on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201783 Views

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Rankin Inlet Justice Committee seeking members

July 24, 2017 The Rankin Inlet Saputiit Community Justice Committee is looking for members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who have caused harm by committing an offence. Applicants should have knowledge and experience in restorative justice, and in dealing with social issues. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201755 Views

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Coral Harbour Justice Committee seeking members

July 24, 2017 The Coral Harbour Ukpigait Community Justice Committee is looking for members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who have caused harm by committing an offence. Applicants should have knowledge and experience in restorative justice, and in dealing with social issues. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 201795 Views

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MMIW inquiry stopping in Manitoba – 880 CKLQ

24.07.2017 Brandon, MB (CKLQ) – The inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women is stopping in Manitoba this week. It starts tomorrow when a community visit is planned for the Sagkeeng First Nation. The Manitoba trip continues in Winnipeg the remainder of the week with meetings planned Wednesday through Friday. For participant information visit contact […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201761 Views

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NCC Statement: Nunatukavut Calls for Immediate Release of Inuit Protesters

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, July 24, 2017 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement condemning the recent arrest of Inuit protesters in Labrador: “On July 21, three Inuit – Jim Learning, Eldred Davis and Marjorie Flowers – were taken into custody and jailed in Happy Valley-Goose Bay around their […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017176 Views

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Person of interest identified in quadruple homicide – Calgary Police Service

20 July 2017 The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has identified a person of interest in a recent quadruple homicide, and is asking for the public’s help in locating her. The woman is believed to have played a significant role in the events that led to the deaths of two women and a man who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2017106 Views

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An apology after death is no apology at all,’ says lawyer for N.L. residential school survivors – CBC

Federal government says it’s ‘listening to calls for an apology’ but stopped short of saying one will be given Jul 24, 2017 A federal government apology to Newfoundland and Labrador residential school survivors is long overdue, according to a lawyer who represented almost a thousand of them in a class-action lawsuit settled last year. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201743 Views

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Thunder Bay, Ont. mayor, wife and one other person charged with extortion – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 21, 2017  By Daniela Germano THE CANADIAN PRESS The mayor of Thunder Bay, Ont., was charged with extortion and obstructing justice Friday, almost two months after the northern Ontario city’s police chief was arrested in the same case. Ontario Provincial Police said Keith Hobbs, 65, was charged in connection with an investigation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201792 Views

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SIU Investigating Death of Man in Thunder Bay

Mississauga, ON (20 July, 2017) — The province’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 50-year-old man who was lodged in a Thunder Bay police station cell last night. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201790 Views

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Why police renewed their search for 2 missing Indigenous teens – CBC

Quebec provincial police interviewed 20 people in Kitigan Zibi for new leads Jul 20, 2017 The renewed police search for two missing Indigenous girls who disappeared nine years ago has come up empty. Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander disappeared in 2008. They were 16 and 17 at the time, respectively. The teens had planned to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201767 Views

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Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry delays Thunder Bay hearing – The Globe and Mail

Jul. 20, 2017 The problem-plagued inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has postponed a hearing scheduled for Thunder Bay in September over concerns that the community will not yet be emotionally ready after the death of a woman that may have been racially motivated and the unexplained drownings of First Nations youths. Hearings in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2017117 Views

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Why are First Nations men overrepresented in the Yukon’s penal system? – This Magazine

July 20, 2017 No formal Gladue report system currently exists in the territory, which could help reduce recidivism among Indigenous offenders This year, Canada celebrates its 150th birthday. Ours is a country of rich history—but not all Canadian stories are told equally. In this special report, This tackles 13 issues—one per province and territory—that have […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201741 Views

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Six Nations families, council call for reset of national MMIWG inquiry – Hamilton Community News

Jul 21, 2017 Joy was more than an aunt to Chastity Martin. “She was my secret keeper, my confidant, my big sister,” she says. Then she was gone. Three days after she worked up the courage to leave him, Paula Joy Hill was stabbed to death by her husband in a Brantford motel room. Her […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2017200 Views

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt issues call for campaign champions

July 20,2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are encouraged to turn words into actions by becoming champions of Love Shouldn’t Hurt, a provincial campaign aimed at preventing intimate partner violence. “Your government understands that everyone has a role to play in preventing intimate partner violence,” said Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry. “The Roundtable on […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017109 Views

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CSFS Spirit Bear Receives Honorary ‘Bearister’ Degree from Osgoode

July 18, 2017 We are super excited to announce that the CSFS Spirit Bear is the first bear to ever received an honorary degree from Osgoode Hall Law School! He is the only stuffed animal to receive an honorary degree in Canadian History. The only other ‘non-human’ character rumored to have received a degree was […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201773 Views

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Policing the RNC – TheIndependent.ca

A police services board could help address challenges facing the RNC and should be given serious consideration. Recent discussions about the establishment of a civilian police services board within the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) have, once again, brought the reputation of the provincial police into the public eye. Negative news reports abound: criminal investigations and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 201780 Views

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Premiers Highlight Key Justice and Social Issues

EDMONTON, July 19, 2017 – Premiers1 concluded their meeting in Edmonton by looking at ways to advance shared objectives on critically important justice and social issues. Criminal Justice Premiers reviewed the implications of the R v. Jordan decision on provincial and territorial justice systems, and discussed the solutions under consideration on how to reduce court delays while […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2017157 Views

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Investigators at Quebec reserve years after disappearance of Indigenous teens – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A well-known family member who has been providing advice to the painful national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women could be on the verge of discovering more details about her daughter’s case. Investigators from Quebec’s provincial police force are combing grounds […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 201792 Views

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BR Investigation Indigenous – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 20, 2017 OTTAWA – A family member who has been providing advice to the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women could be on the verge of discovering more details about her daughter’s case. Quebec provincial police are combing grounds near a creek in Kitigan Zibi First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 201781 Views

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Investigation Indigenous Women – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 19, 2017  OTTAWA – A well-known player in the painful national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women could be on the verge of discovering more details about her daughter’s case. Investigators from Quebec’s provincial police force are combing grounds near a creek in Kitigan Zibi First Nation after […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2017176 Views

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Update: Missing youth from Alberta located

July 19, 2017 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Yellowknife RCMP advise Andrew Moore from Edmonton, AB has been located. The RCMP thanks the media and the citizens of Yellowknife for their assistance. –30– Contact information Marie York-Condon Royal Canadian Mounted Police Media Relations Northwest Territories RCMP – Yellowknife, NT Office: (867)765.3709 RCMP.NTMedia-NTMedias.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca NT5

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 201763 Views

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Seven community projects awarded crime prevention, victim services funding

July 19, 2017 The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust is providing funding of $112,925 to seven community-led projects that focus on crime prevention or services for victims in Yukon. The spring 2017 funding recipients include Kluane First Nation, Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon, Youth of Today Society, Boys and Girls Club of Yukon, Yukon […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2017100 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Nova Scotia

July 18, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurits […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2017120 Views

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Braid: When this policy fails, children die – Calgary Herald

July 19, 2017 It’s impossible to absorb the latest report from Alberta’s Child and Youth Advocate without feeling both pity and despair. It’s an all-too-familiar story of First Nations children who live the most terrible lives, only to die young. The difference from previous reports is the shocking number — three children, all of whom […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2017115 Views

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Mounties issue plea for help from small community to find girl’s killer – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 18, 2017 GODS LAKE NARROWS, Man. _ RCMP have issued a plea on social media for help from a small, isolated Manitoba community to find the killer in their midst. Manitoba Mounties posted on their Facebook page Tuesday the story of Leah Anderson, a 15-year-old girl who was brutally slain and left […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2017136 Views

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Fort Nelson First Nation files for judicial review to protect threatened boreal caribou

FORT NELSON, BC–(July 18, 2017) – Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) has filed for a judicial review of the BC Oil and Gas Commission (BCOGC) approval of Rockyview Resources Inc.’s recent gas pipeline project. The project is slated to cut across a critical habitat of the boreal woodland caribou, a provincially and federally recognized species at […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 2017158 Views

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$20,000 drug seizure made at Attawapiskat First Nation – The Chronicle Journal

July 18, 2017 Police have charged an Attawapiskat First Nation man with trafficking after drugs were seized at the local airport. Nishnawbe Aski Police officers went to the airport Monday in connection with a drug investigation. Police say they seized methamphetamine pills with a northern street value of $20,000 along with a small amount of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201761 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative review involving deaths of three Indigenous children

July 18, 2017 – The latest report from Northern Policy Institute’s B.I.G. Series argues there are a number of advantages and challenges to using the Personal Income Tax System (PIT) to deliver a basic income guarantee in Ontario. As author Dr. Lindsay Tedds points out, our current tax system is not just used to raise […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201799 Views

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Former MMIW commissioner explains her resignation – StarPhoenix

July 18, 2017 The National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls is missing a crucial opportunity to take a meaningful new approach to its interactions with First Peoples, says former commissioner Marilyn Poitras. After decades of struggle to draw attention to the epidemic of violence against their women, indigenous families and communities […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201732 Views

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Police still looking for public assistance to locate 39 year-old woman – new info available

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service continues to seek the public’s assistance to locate Mary Papatsie, an Ottawa resident last seen in late April 2017. Investigators have learned that Mary may have been wearing black jogging pants, a brown t-shirt and blue and orange flip flop sandals when she was last seen. She may also […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201743 Views

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RCMP request public assistance in locating a missing youth from Alberta

July 17, 2017 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Yellowknife RCMP are seeking public assistance in locating a missing youth from Alberta. On the afternoon of July 10th, the Yellowknife RCMP received a request for assistance from Edmonton Airport RCMP to locate Andrew Moore who had not been heard from since the evening of June 30th. Andrew Moore is described as: Male […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201749 Views

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Prime Minister announces Advisory Board to select next Supreme Court Justice

Ottawa, Ontario July 17, 2017 The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Supreme Court of Canada Justices are appointed in a way that is transparent, inclusive, and accountable to Canadians. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the members of the independent and non-partisan Advisory Board who will help support the search for the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 2017102 Views

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