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Manitoba government, MLLC sued over on-reserve smoking ban directive – CBC

Swan Lake First Nation sees VLTs cut off over resistance to Crown corporation edict, lawsuit claims Jun 28, 2021 A Manitoba First Nation is suing the province and its Crown-controlled liquor commission, alleging they are using gaming agreements as an illegitimate conduit to enforce an unlawful smoking ban on Indigenous land. Swan Lake First Nation has […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2021168 Views

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2020-2021 NCFST Annual Report

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto is pleased to release our 2020-2021 Annual Report. We would like to express our deep gratitude to our partners, funders, and community members for supporting us through this past year of uncertainty, growth, and development. Please read the detailed report for the progress our agency has made during […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 202196 Views

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Métis Governments Look Forward to Meeting

OTTAWA (June 23, 2021) – The Métis National Council (MNC) Board of Governors meeting originally scheduled for June 22 has been postponed pending the outcome of a court hearing in the coming weeks. The leadership of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA), Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (MNS), Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and Métis Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202192 Views

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NL Government: Ministers Table Report on Child Welfare Services to Indigenous Children, Youth and Families 2019-20

June 24, 2021 In the House of Assembly this week, the Honourable John G. Abbott, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, in collaboration with the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Labrador Affairs, tabled the Report on Child Welfare Services to Indigenous Children, Youth and Families 2019-20. This report is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202199 Views

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Federal Court of Canada Certifies Class Action for Systemic Mistreatment of Indigenous Individuals by RCMP

TORONTO, June 23, 2021  – The Federal Court certified a class action against the Federal government on behalf of Indigenous people in the Territories who were wrongfully arrested, detained or held in custody by the RCMP. The case concerns allegations of systemic negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and breaches of sections 7 and 15 of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202153 Views

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NL Government: Proposed Amendments to Children, Youth and Families Act Focus on Improving Service Delivery

June 22, 2021 Proposed amendments to the Children, Youth and Families Act underwent second reading in the House of Assembly today. The amendments would build upon the existing legislation by further enhancing service delivery to children and youth in need of protection in Newfoundland and Labrador. The proposed amendments would: Clarify legislative authority to share […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202163 Views

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Wolastoqey chiefs forced to return to the Court of Queen’s Bench to rule on termination of tax revenue sharing agreements

June 22, 2021 (FREDERICTON) – Six Wolastoqey bands have returned to the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick after the Higgs government failed to comply with the requirements of the termination provisions in the tax revenue sharing agreements with the First Nations. An application was made in May to the court to declare that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202175 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Process under way to take over child welfare services

The Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development (DHSD) is developing a plan that will eventually see the transfer of child welfare services from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to the Nunatsiavut Government. “For years the Nunatsiavut Government has recognized the need to explore the devolution of child protection services from the provincial government,” […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202194 Views

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Indigenous agency receives foster care license – BlackburnNews.com

June 21, 2021 An Indigenous agency in southwestern Ontario can now provide foster care for First Nation children and youth. Mnaasged Child and Family Services announced Monday that it’s received its foster care licence approval from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services. Executive Director Mike George said the approval means Mnaasged’s Alternative Care Program […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202167 Views

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Culturally appropriate foster care for Indigenous children coming – CTV News

June 21, 2021 LONDON, ONT. — On National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day that celebrates First Nations culture, there was a major announcement for Indigenous children and youth in Southwestern Ontario. The Muncey-based Mnaasged Alternative Care program has secured a foster care license. It means Indigenous children in the foster system can now find love […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202196 Views

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