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Keeping Mi’kmaq culture alive in Grand Falls-Windsor – The Packet

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NL — The first annual Exploit’s Community Mawio’mi was all about knowledge sharing. According to organizers, this past weekend’s event exceeded expectations. “It went awesome – better than we expected,” said Charlene Combdon, secretary of the Exploit’s Aboriginal Community Group. “We wanted to see how it would be perceived and the support we […]

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Statement by Minister Joly on National Aboriginal Day

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, June 21, 2017 Today, we shine a light on the heritage, achievements and cultures of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Over the generations, many Indigenous Peoples and their communities have come together on June 21, the longest day of the year, to celebrate their culture and heritage. National Aboriginal Day is an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201727 Views

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Gender-based violence strategy to focus on better data, prevention and support – paNOW

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is launching its long-awaited strategy on gender-based violence Monday, which will include a way to develop and share research on everything from street harassment to getting boys and men involved in solving the problem. Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef will shed more light on which programs will get a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201730 Views

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PM renames Langevin Block building out of respect for Indigenous Peoples – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2017  OTTAWA _ The federal government is renaming the Langevin Block building, which sits across from Parliament Hill, out of respect for Indigenous Peoples. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says keeping the name of Sir Hector-Louis Langevin _ someone associated with the residential school system _ on the building that houses Prime […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201738 Views

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Reported rate of hate crime in Thunder Bay ‘appalling,’ says local MP Hajdu = CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A Thunder Bay MP says she’s not surprised by “appalling” new numbers that suggest the Ontario city has the highest rate of metropolitan hate crime in Canada. Patty Hajdu, who’s also the federal labour minister, used to run a homeless shelter in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201731 Views

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Lawyer calls for end to ‘carding’ of blacks, aboriginals – Lethbridge Herald

If you are a black or aboriginal citizen in Lethbridge, you’re far more likely to be stopped by city police. After reviewing statistics from Lethbridge police officials, local defence lawyer Miranda Hlady is calling for an end to “carding” here and across the province. “Black people are eight times more likely to be carded than […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201731 Views

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Live: ‘Important step’: Trudeau marks National Aboriginal Day with pledge to build relations, rename day – CBC

Assembly of First Nations welcomes move to rename occasion to bring it in line with UN Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked National Aboriginal Day with a renewed commitment to building a stronger, government-to-government relationship and a promise to rename it National Indigenous Peoples Day. In a statement released Wednesday morning, Trudeau said the government is determined to […]

by aanationtalk on June 21, 201744 Views

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With a heavy heart,’ Nunavik Creations closes its doors after 15 years – CBC

‘It’s with a heavy heart that we have to make this difficult decision,’ says Makivik vice president Jun 20, 2017 Celebrated Nunavik clothing and design company Nunavik Creations Inc. is closing down its operations. Makivik Corporation, which owns the Inuit-run company, says that despite efforts to market and publicize the clothing, Nunavik Creations has been […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201731 Views

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Liberal MPs scuttled plans to have MMIW inquiry commissioners testify before committee in June – APTN

June 20, 2017 Liberal MPs on the Indigenous Affairs committee appear to have scuttled plans to hold a hearing this month on the troubles facing the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Committee MPs initially passed a motion tabled by Conservative MP Cathy McLeod to invite the inquiry commissioners to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201745 Views

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Learning Circle student helps her community build a cultural connection to the past – U Today

Chrystal Campbell says education and National Aboriginal Day are key to reconciliation and understanding Chrystal Campbell is a passionate advocate and social worker, dedicated to the holistic wellness of her family, community, and nation. As a proud First Nations woman and someone who survived a traumatic childhood, she has a clear focus in her work. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201751 Views

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Stratford Festival and DAREarts mark Canada 150 with program for Indigenous youth – The Globe and Mail

Jun. 20, 2017 To mark Canada 150, the Stratford Festival has set up a project in collaboration with DAREarts – an organization for children and teenagers who don’t fit in and don’t feel good about themselves. These kids are considered at risk of not reaching their potential. In 21 years, DAREarts has reached more than […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201743 Views

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NFB announces plan for indigenous staff and projects – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jun 20, 2017 MONTREAL _ The National Film Board of Canada has announced a three-year plan to “redefine its relationship with Indigenous Peoples.” The plan includes immediately ensuring that 15 per cent of production spending is on indigenous-directed projects. The NFB says it also wants to ensure that four per cent of its […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201727 Views

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MNO office officially opens in Haileybury – MNO

Submitted by: MNO Temiskaming Métis Council Office Manager Liz Morland The new Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) office in Haileybury was officially opened on March 25, 2017. The office will serve as the headquarters of the MNO Temiskaming Métis Council (TMC) and the new MNO Métis Family Wellbeing program. The MNO Timiskaming Métis Council (TMC) […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201716 Views

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Woman, 2 children dead after rollover into water; passersby save 2 other kids – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 YELLOW QUILL FIRST NATION, Sask. _ Two children who survived a deadly crash when a minivan rolled into a slough in east-central Saskatchewan were saved by people who jumped into the water. RCMP Sgt. Earl LeBlanc says three passersby saw the accident Monday on Yellow Quill First Nation, about 230 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201730 Views

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Deaf at 13, open-heart surgery, and rapping on a fishing boat: young Indigenous filmmakers turn life into art – CBC

Hear personal stories that dive deep and get real, from Indigenous youth across Canada, told with the help of the travelling film production team Wapikoni Mobile. Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/docproject/deaf-at-13-open-heart-surgery-and-rapping-on-a-fishing-boat-young-indigenous-filmmakers-turn-life-into-art-1.4168809

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201741 Views

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Judge announces Trump won’t be defendant in pipeline lawsuit – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jun 20, 2017 By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ President Donald Trump won’t be added as a defendant in a lawsuit over the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline that he pushed to completion, a federal judge announced as one of the conditions of allowing a group of Sioux tribal members […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201719 Views

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Media Advisory – Former Law Society Treasurer Thomas G. Conway to be honoured for exceptional advocacy and leadership

OTTAWA, June 19, 2017 The Law Society of Upper Canada will present a degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), to Thomas G. Conway at its Call to the Bar ceremony in Ottawa on June 23. As part of its Call ceremonies each year, the Law Society awards honorary doctorates to distinguished people in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201737 Views

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Orazetti’s 20 years of public service to be recognized with award – SooToday.com

David Orazietti was the first member of the Sault’s prominent Italian community to be elected as MPP The G. Marconi Society is pleased to announce that, for the first time in six years, it will be presenting The Honourable I.A. Vannini Award of Merit. This year’s honouree is David Orazietti. Today’s presentation is taking place […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201724 Views

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Former Haisla chief captured NDP stronghold for BC Liberals in 2017 – Business In Vancouver

Ellis Ross one of three First Nations elected to B.C. legislature A funny thing happened on May 9, when the folks in the Skeena riding went to the polls. Ellis Ross, former chief of the Haisla Nation, won the riding for the BC Liberal Party, but didn’t win the First Nations vote. Even in Ross’ […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201715 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201731 Views

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Reconciliation plan approved by city council – Lethbridge Herald

It will be a long road towards reconciliation, but Lethbridge City Council has approved a plan to begin the first steps. A full house of supporters cheered when council unanimously approved the 10-year Community Reconciliation Implementation Plan, designed to put into motion the actions needed to bring awareness and promote healing. As this week marks […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201718 Views

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Sioux Lookout positioned to prosper from Ring of Fire development – Sioux Bulletin

Partners in a proposed trans-load facility in Sioux Lookout gathered in the community earlier this month, to tour the proposed site for the facility east of town. Discussions on designing an Integrated Transportation System (ITS) from Pickle Lake, to Sioux Lookout, to Sault Ste. Marie, also took place. The proposed site, a piece of crown […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201717 Views

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Alberni Valley First Nations celebrating Aboriginal Day – Alberni Valley News

Multitude of events in Alberni Valley This Wednesday, June 21 marks Aboriginal Day, and there is plenty happening in the Alberni Valley to celebrate. The Hupacasath First Nation will be holding a Day of Wellness and the Sunset Market Opening at the Victoria Quay from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The market will have local […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201711 Views

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Report alleging police abuse of Indigenous women ‘one-sided’: Saskatoon police chief – CBC

‘It’s all just been the very negative things that they’ve dug up,’ says Clive Weighill Jun 20, 2017 Saskatoon’s police chief says there’s “no balance” in a report alleging that police in Saskatchewan are mistreating Indigenous women. On Monday, the New York-based organization Human Rights Watch released a report detailing dozens of stories of alleged […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201718 Views

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Abortion, same sex marriage, assisted dying: charter has transformed Canada – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 By Joan Bryden THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ British Columbians can blame Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms for the agonizing two-week wait to find out who won their province’s recent, photo-finish election. They were kept in suspense while crucial absentee ballots were counted – a process which, as it […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201714 Views

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Indigenous judges needed at every level of Canadian court – Thestar.com

June 20, 2017 Re: Time for an Indigenous judge on the Supreme Court: Editorial, June 14 Time for an Indigenous judge on the Supreme Court: Editorial, June 14 An Indigenous judge on the Supreme Court would add immeasurably to our justice system but why stop there? We need Indigenous judges at every level of court […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201729 Views

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U of S in The New York Times – U of S

The University of Saskatchewan is featured in The New York Times showcasing its successes in Indigenous engagement and reconciliation. Set during the annual Graduation Powwow, The New York Times spoke with those involved in campus efforts to increase Aboriginal initiatives, including President Peter Stoicheff, former chancellor Blaine Favel, and Indigenous and gender studies professor Priscilla […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201723 Views

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Reaction to billeting plan reveals prejudice – Times Colonist

Re: “Helps: Could billeting of homeless ease crisis?” June 14. The vitriolic reaction to Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps’ proposal of billeting as a way to address the housing crisis demonstrates that the challenges around housing are not limited to infrastructure. Evidently, people without housing face tremendous prejudice and misunderstanding. Homelessness is not limited to the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201715 Views

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Solitary confinement: How four people’s stories have changed Canada’s hearts, minds and laws​ – The Globe and Mail

On Monday, Ottawa took a step toward a 15-day limit on solitary confinement in federal prisons, curbing a practice that critics call torture that endangers the lives of mentally ill inmates. It took a series of high-profile human tragedies to bring Canadian governments to this point. Here are a few, and how The Globe covered […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201739 Views

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Fallout from death investigations, chief suspension ‘challenging’ for officers – Tbnewswatch.com

Acting city police chief says criticism of death investigations, calls for independent probes and charges against suspended police chief “makes day-to-day a little more challenging” for frontline officers. THUNDER BAY – Accusations of inadequate death investigations and criminal charges against the suspended police chief have made for a difficult and challenging few weeks for the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201710 Views

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Letter of the Day: Saskatchewan Highway of Tears? – Star Phoenix

June 20, 2017 Saskatchewan Highway of Tears? When Lionel Peyachew’s memorial to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in this province was unveiled outside the Saskatoon Police Service building, Justice Minister Gordon Wyant suggested he understood the terrible cost to families when someone goes missing or is found murdered. Yet despite the heightened vulnerability […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201726 Views

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BR Sask Police Indigenous – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 20, 2017 SASKATOON – A human rights watchdog says indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by police. New-York-based Human Rights Watch says the group documented 64 cases of alleged violent abuse during a visit last year to the province that […]

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BR Indigenous Suicide Report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 20, 2017 OTTAWA – A House of Commons committee looking at the issue of indigenous suicide is urging the federal government to make sure aboriginal communities have resources available 24-7. A report includes a total of 28 recommendations. During its study, the committee heard from over 50 indigenous youth […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201726 Views

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Celebrating National Aboriginal Day – Lethbridge Herald

June 20, 2017 We are looking forward to celebrating Indigenous Awareness Week. There are lots of unique experiences of indigenous culture to be shared on our region. Wednesday is National Aboriginal Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201714 Views

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Senate defeats motion to separate infrastructure bank from budget bill – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 OTTAWA _ The Senate won’t be splitting the Trudeau government’s budget bill to hive off the portion dealing with creation of a new infrastructure bank. Senators have rejected by the narrowest of margins a motion to split the bill, defeating it on a tie vote of 38-38 late Monday. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201717 Views

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First Nations’ rights need to be acknowledged – Times Colonist

Re: “For First Nations, no reason to celebrate,” June 15. Chinta Puxley’s thoughtful piece on why people like artist Alex Janvier do not feel like celebrating a history that has suppressed indigenous peoples for so long is informative and revealing. One would think that after all this time there would be more recognition of and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201721 Views

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Details of upcoming royal visit by Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall released – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017  OTTAWA _ The federal government has released a detailed itinerary for the upcoming royal visit by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla to Canada’s north, eastern Ontario and the National Capital Region for Canada Day festivities. The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will begin their brief tour […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201714 Views

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For the record, June 20, 2017 – Business In Vancouver

Email your For the Record information to: fortherecord@biv.com. Please include a high-resolution, colour headshot where possible. Ron McIntyre, a Vancouver-based health care architect, has joined Dialog as a principal. McIntyre’s role is to accelerate the firm’s global health-care practice with expertise in non-traditional, non-institutional processes such as complex-care facility planning and evidence-based design. McIntyre previously […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201724 Views

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Mba Missing Teen Search – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 19, 2017  PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Canada – The parents of a missing teenager from Portage La Prairie, Man., say new information has prompted them to resume the search for the remains of their daughter nine years after she disappeared. On Monday, Jennifer Catcheway’s parents Bernice and Wilfred, along with […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201731 Views

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Commons committee issues indigenous suicide study with 28 recommendations – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017 18:23 OTTAWA _ A House of Commons committee looking at the issue of indigenous suicide is urging the federal government to make sure aboriginal communities have resources available after hours and on weekends _ often when emergencies occur. The report released Monday included a total of 28 recommendations _ work that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201727 Views

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Manitoba set to review colleges across the province by end of year – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017  WINNIPEG _ For the first time since 2007, the Manitoba government will be conducting a college education review in an effort to make improvements, the province said Monday. The review is aimed at identifying “opportunities to strengthen the system, improve outcomes for students, and focus programming on skills needed in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201726 Views

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Justice workers vulnerable to trauma from graphic reports and images, union says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 By Jim Bronskill THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Public safety and justice workers exposed to graphic materials detailing horrific crimes are at risk of suffering psychological injuries and therefore need better protections, says a federal union. A report released Tuesday by the Union of Solicitor General Employees says more than […]

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Gender based violence strategy includes millions for centre of excellence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017 By Joanna Smith THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Liberal government has unveiled its strategy on gender-based violence, which includes creating a centre of excellence within Status of Women Canada devoted to understanding the problem so they can get better at trying to solve it. Status of Women Minister Maryam […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201719 Views

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Indigenous women in Saskatchewan subject to police mistreatment: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017 SASKATOON _ Indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by police, says a report from a human rights watchdog that was quickly criticized by some police agencies. The report from New-York-based Human Rights Watch said the group documented 64 cases of alleged […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201727 Views

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Liberal legislation aimed at limiting how long inmates can be kept in solitary – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017 By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government introduced legislation Monday to restrict the use of solitary confinement inside federal prisons and to better protect prisoners with mental illness or at risk of self-harm or suicide. Once passed, the bill would _ for the first time _ […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201726 Views

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Man convicted of sex attack seeks legal records in bid to discredit victim – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017 By John Cotter THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ A man convicted of sexually assaulting an indigenous woman whom the Crown had jailed and shackled to ensure her testimony has applied for legal records to try to discredit her as he seeks a mistrial. Lance David Blanchard was found guilty in […]

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List of honourees recognized for indigenous work by Gov. Gen. David Johnston – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017  OTTAWA _ Gov. Gen. David Johnston acknowledged the importance of indigenous leadership Monday as he presented a number of awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. Here is a list of those honoured: Sylvia Maracle, of Toronto, was named an officer of the Order of Canada. As executive director of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201725 Views

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Manslaughter charges laid in connection to Spence Street homicide – CBC

Jun 19, 2017 A 28-year-old woman is charged in connection to the death of Marilyn Oshawee in Winnipeg. Fenisha Peebles is charged with manslaughter. Oshawee, 37, was found dead Saturday at a home on the 500 block of Spence Street in the city’s West End. A police patrol unit was passing by the home around […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201731 Views

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Gov. Gen. Johnston apologizes for referring to Indigenous Peoples as immigrants – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017  By Terry Pedwell THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Gov. Gen. David Johnston apologized publicly Monday for referring to Indigenous Peoples as immigrants as he bestowed honours on 29 people _ including the frontman of the Tragically Hip _ for their efforts in furthering indigenous causes. Johnston told the investiture ceremony […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201730 Views

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Indigenous women in Saskatchewan subject to police mistreatment: report – Advocate Daily

SASKATOON — A human rights group says indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by police. A report from New-York-based Human Rights Watch documents 64 cases of violent abuse the group heard of last year in talks with indigenous women and social workers. The report cites multiple […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201721 Views

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