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Six Nations task force investigating first case of unmarked burial site – The Stratford Beacon Herald

Oct 15, 2021 The investigation of an unmarked burial site found in 2020 near Glenwood Drive in Brantford is now being reviewed to determine if the remains may be associated with the Mohawk Institute. A newly created task force on Six Nations of the Grand River charged with investigating the deaths of children at the […]

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Statement on Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in the Jonathan Styres Case

Six Nations of the Grand River is pleased that the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision to order a new trial in the case of Peter Khill, who shot and killed Jonathan Styres, a young Haudenosaunee man and a Six Nations Band Member. Mr. Styres died in February 2016, […]

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Supreme Court orders new trial in test of self-defence law – The Globe and Mail

The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial for a rural resident who shot dead an Indigenous intruder in his driveway, in the first test of a 2013 federal law on self-defence. The law, introduced by the Conservative government of Stephen Harper, and passed with support from opposition parties, has been the subject […]

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Supreme Court to decide on Hamilton-area homeowner’s appeal in 2016 fatal shooting of Indigenous man – CBC

Oct 14, 2021 Appeal Court had overturned Peter Khill’s 2nd-degree murder acquittal The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Peter Khill, a Hamilton-area homeowner whose acquittal was overturned in the shooting death of an Indigenous man in 2016, should face a new trial. Justice Sheilah L. Martin, in writing for the majority, said the trial judge […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202117 Views

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BC Government: Grants focus on community safety: apply now

Oct. 13, 2021 VICTORIA – Organizations throughout the province working on community safety initiatives are invited to apply to the 2021-22 Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation grant program. Details of the grant program’s submission process, which is open from Oct. 13 to Nov. 24, 2021, are available online: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/crime-prevention/community-crime-prevention/grants This year’s funding streams are: […]

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Rights Group Sues to Stop Wardens from Placing Prisoners in Long-term Solitary Confinement

October 13, 2021, Vancouver, BC (Unceded Coast Salish Territories) – Today, the BC Civil Liberties Association (“BCCLA”) filed a lawsuit to stop the wardens at federal prisons from unlawfully placing people in long-term solitary confinement. Across the country, wardens are isolating people in prison in long-term solitary confinement, by using lockdowns and “restrictive movement routines.” […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202133 Views

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Move to stop Coastal Gaslink pipeline continues in B.C. despite injunction, police presence – APTN News

The Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their supporters are continuing to press for a stop to the Coastal GasLink pipeline with new blockades going up despite an injunction against them and a police presence. “All five of our clans have unanimously decided in our Bahtlats, our feast hall that no pipeline will ever cross our territory,” […]

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Media Advisory of Press Conference: Rights group to announce initiative to stop solitary confinement in prisons

Vancouver, BC (Unceded Coast Salish Territories) – On October 13, 2021, the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) will host a press conference to announce a new initiative to stop solitary confinement in Canadian prisons. WHAT: BCCLA press conference on solitary confinement WHEN: October 13, 2021, at 8:30 am PT/11:30 AM ET WHERE: Outside the Law Courts, Corner of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202132 Views

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RCMP says it implemented 22 watchdog recommendations – but status of dozens of complaints still unknown – CBC

Oct 13, 2021 Civilian Review and Complaints Commission says it has no way of knowing whether RCMP followed through The RCMP says it has implemented about 22 recommendations made by the civilian watchdog agency over the last fiscal year, but the status of dozens more recommendations regarding Mountie misconduct is not known. The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission […]

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Ontario Reinvesting $1.5 Million In Local Crime-Fighting Partnerships

October 12, 2021 Cash seized from criminals will support victims and prevent crime TORONTO — The Ontario government is reinvesting $1.5 million in cash and proceeds seized from criminals to help local partners fight back against crime and victimization that threaten their communities. Funding through the Civil Remedies Grant Program is being made available to […]

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