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Saskatoon advocate calls for prisons to be abolished – Globalnews.ca

August 3, 2020 Indigenous Joint Action Coalition spokesperson Erica Violet Lee said a more just society means abolishing more than just the police. She told Global News prisons should also be abolished. “The whole conception of prisons and police has to do with the idea that people are disposable, that we can lock someone away […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202049 Views

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Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit lay second degree murder charges – Maskwacis

July 30, 2020  Montana First Nation, Alberta News release The RCMP Major Crimes Unit have laid a charge of second degree murder following a death which occurred on July 28 on the Montana First Nation.At 10:50 p.m., Maskwacis RCMP responded to assist EMS with a severely injured male. The male was located outside a residence and was declared deceased on scene. […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 202060 Views

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Canada will ‘forget’ about Chantel Moore because she’s Indigenous says NSNWA president – APTN News

Seven Minutes. What can happen in seven minutes? Can a life change? Can many lives change? Will the seven minutes alter or eliminate your existence? In Chantel Moore’s case, in seven minutes, her life ended tragically. The nation will forget because she is Indigenous. Let us be honest, it is because she is Indigenous, there is no national outcry. There is no […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 2020227 Views

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Contribution Program to Combat Serious and Organized Crime

Stream A: Human Trafficking Overview In Budget 2019, the Government of Canada announced its intention to establish a whole-of-government approach to combatting human trafficking that built on Budget 2018’s investment of $14.5 million over five years (and $2.89 million per year ongoing) to put in place the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline. The Hotline is a […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 202071 Views

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Piikani Nation RCMP seek public assistance locating missing youth – Update

July 30, 2020 On July 27, 2020 human remains were located in the Piikani Nation. The initial investigation by Piikani Nation RCMP indicated that this death was suspicious. An autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary on July 29, 2020 and the manner of death was deemed a homicide. The identity of the deceased was confirmed to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2020108 Views

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Justice for Jake and Morris – Update on Court Proceedings on Métis Hunters Murder Charges

Update on Court Proceedings on Métis Hunters Murder Charges July 29, 2020 (Edmonton)– The family of the victims of the two men jointly charged with the murders of Morris Cardinal and Jake Sansom were relieved today when Justice Goss denied bail to the second accused in Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench. The first man to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202076 Views

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Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts – CBC

Samantha Markham didn’t participate in other court diversion programs after dropping out of mediation circles Jul 30, 2020 A First Nations elder who led mediation circles after a social media post called for violence against Indigenous people says she is disappointed one of three women arrested has not faced consequences. “We do not accept racism,” […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202066 Views

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Manitoba First Nation Takes First Steps to Get Jurisdiction Over Children in Care – ChrisD.ca

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba First Nation has begun the process of creating its own child welfare system under controversial federal legislation that allows Indigenous groups to enact their own laws. Opaskwayak Cree Nation has retained a Winnipeg law firm and says it will consult with members in the coming months to develop the law to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202059 Views

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Native Women’s Association of Canada Echoes Family of Chantel Moore’s Call for Public Inquiry to Determine the Circumstances of Her Death

July 29, 2020 Ottawa – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has written to the family of Chantel Moore, the young Indigenous woman who was shot and killed by police in Edmundston, N.B., to support their call for a public inquiry into her death. Ms. Moore, who was from the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 202057 Views

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Human Trafficking – Rise Up and Break the Silence

  Human Trafficking – Rise Up and Break the Silence Thunder Bay, ON – July 30th is the United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wants to end human trafficking by breaking the silence. Learn about what human trafficking is and what it looks like in our community. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2020159 Views

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