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Media advisory: Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

From: Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Arif Varani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, will make a funding announcement related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 50. They […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021103 Views

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Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Shuswap Nation Kamloops a priority for the Government of Canada

From: Department of Justice Canada August 3, 2021 – Kamloops, British Columbia – Department of Justice Canada The Government of Canada is committed to walking the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and remains focused on renewing this relationship. This includes protecting Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination, supporting the revitalization of Indigenous legal systems […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202171 Views

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The IBA Congratulates The Honourable Mahmud Jamal on his Appointment to The Supreme Court of Canada & Encourages Canada to Take Immediate Action to Remove Systemic Barriers that Continue to Exclude Indigenous Jurists

Ottawa, ONT – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (the “IBA”) congratulates the Honourable Mahmud Jamal on his appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Born in Kenya, Justice Jamal has the historic distinction of being the first person of colour to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”). The IBA is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202181 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Condemns BC Law Society’s Failure to Reprimand Lawyer’s Misconduct in Residential School Claims

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is condemning the BC Law Society’s ruling of a one-month suspension and $4000 fine for Vancouver lawyer Stephen John Bronstein as a result of his professional misconduct where he mishandled the cases of his clients who were residential school survivors. Many of his clients were from the Tŝilhqot’in Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202176 Views

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NAN Statement on Brayden Bushby Sentencing

June 7, 2021 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox has issued the following statement on the sentencing today of Brayden Bushby, who was convicted of manslaughter last year in the 2017 death of Barbara Kentner: “Barbara was much loved and is very much missed, and our thoughts and prayers […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 2021110 Views

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster Announces Inclusive Workforce For Arctic Ocean Technology Project One Of Three Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program Projects Announced Today

Today Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced three projects from its Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (AOSP) stream, including the Inclusive Workforce for Arctic Ocean Technology Project. This is an ecosystem building project designed to develop technical skills training for Inuit participants across Inuit Nunangat. The total project value is $1,787,238, where the Ocean Supercluster will provide $1,150,258 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 2020280 Views

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Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

October 14, 2020 Nova Scotia has extensive coastline, pristine lakes and rivers, diverse ecosystems and an array of scenic views. Government is committed to protecting the province’s land and waterways with the addition of 10 more designated protected areas. Two of the areas will be recognized with Mi’kmaw names. “Nova Scotia is one of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2020369 Views

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Province secures affordable rental housing in Prince George

Jan. 21, 2020 PRINCE GEORGE – The Province is partnering with the Aboriginal Housing Society of Prince George to purchase a six-unit apartment complex, preserving rental housing and providing affordable options for Indigenous peoples in the community. “By helping to purchase this building, we are protecting these affordable homes for people in Prince George,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 2020251 Views

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The Indigenous Bar Association Applauds the Efforts of First Nations and Government of British Columbia To Make History as The First Jurisdiction to Adopt Undrip As A Framework for Reconciliation

The Indigenous Bar Association Applauds the Efforts of First Nations and Government of British Columbia To Make History as The First Jurisdiction to Adopt Undrip As A Framework for Reconciliation OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association applauds the tabling of the co-developed Bill 41, Declaration  of  the  Rights  of  Indigenous  Peoples  Act,  which  will  […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 2019583 Views

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‘I will never give up’: Grassy Narrows youth campaign for justice

NOVEMBER 04, 2019 Amnesty International campaign shines global spotlight on Indigenous youth fighting mercury crisis WINNIPEG – Indigenous youth and mercury survivors from Grassy Narrows First Nation will be the focus of Amnesty International’s largest worldwide letter-writing campaign this year, the human rights organization announced today. The annual Write for Rights event, which takes place […]

by aanationtalk on November 4, 2019461 Views

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