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Judge Rules for First Nation, Rejects Yukon Government’s Attempt to Evade Hearing on Land Use Planning and Treaty Breaches

Supreme Court of Yukon rejects Yukon’s application seeking to dismiss claims from lawsuit filed by First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Yukon, Canada: On Wednesday, Chief Justice Duncan of the Supreme Court of Yukon dismissed an application from Yukon Government.  The application had asked the court to strike out claims related to land use planning, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2021141 Views

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AMC welcomes ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement to welcome yesterday’s ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) with respect to capital costs for First Nations’ child welfare prevention services and services under Jordan’s Principle. In a letter-decision issued to the parties yesterday, which is the 20th non-compliance […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 202180 Views

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NAN Welcomes Landmark Decision Ordering Canada to Pay Capital Costs for Child Welfare

August 26, 2021 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Bobby Narcisse welcomes a landmark interim decision released by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT/Tribunal) today ordering the Government of Canada to pay the actual costs of capital purchases and/or constructions required to deliver child welfare services in First Nations communities. “Today’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202188 Views

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Ne-chee Friendship Centre in Kenora holds weekly ‘Pop-up Court’ – TBNewsWatch.com

The popup court is held every Thursday at the Ne-chee Friendship Centre in Kenora. KENORA – The Ne-Chee Friendship Centre’s Justice Team has created a pop-up court to address the challenges of court attendance as a result of pandemic lock down court closures. “A couple of our justice team staff had come up with this […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202141 Views

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations continue to work together to improve outcomes for children and youth

Joint news release with Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN). The Government of Yukon, in partnership with Yukon First Nations, is continuing its collaborative work to improve outcomes for children, youth and families who are engaged with the child welfare system. The Child and Family Services Act Steering Committee has provided direction and advice on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202151 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty nations welcome federal commitment to settle annuities case – Wawa-news.com

The 21 First Nations of the Robinson-Huron Treaty welcome the news that the Government of Canada has completed their mandating process and are prepared to negotiate and settle the ongoing annuities case. Canada has stated that the negotiation and settlement process requires participation from the Government of Ontario. “This is a significant step in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 202167 Views

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Innu sue province, feds over Muskrat Falls rate mitigation deal – The Independent

August 12, 2021 Lawsuit filed day after Canadian Human Rights Commission report slams Canada’s track record with Innu and urges new approach to negotiations. Innu in Labrador are suing Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador over a financial agreement they say violates their rights as Indigenous people. The move comes just a day […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202187 Views

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AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation

AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation SUMMARY: Lac Seul First Nation has won an appeal to have damages reviewed for historical flooding on its lands and confirming the Crown’s fiduciary duties to Indigenous peoples. The Supreme Court of Canada on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021163 Views

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Improvements to support child and family services, new school infrastructure and an emergency shelter announced for Saskatchewan First Nations

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 6, 2021 — Saskatoon, Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatchewan — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to narrow socio-economic gaps and support their goals for self-determination. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, concluded a regional visit to Saskatchewan where he […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202191 Views

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Court of Appeal upholds residency requirement in Dickson v. VGFN

Old Crow, Yukon – July 30, 2021 Yukon’s Court of Appeal has unanimously agreed that Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s residency requirement for elected Council members, adopted by the General Assembly in 2019, must be protected and is legally valid. On July 21, the Court of Appeal heard the appeal and cross appeal of the Yukon […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 202162 Views

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