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Beyond Local: Man charged in death of Métis hunters confessed to police; trial continues – Mountain View Today

“We just made a bad judgment call. Should have phoned right off the hop … it’d have been a lot less than what it is now,” said Roger Bilodeau about not calling the RCMP the night two Métis hunters were shot to death on the highway. Roger Bilodeau confessed to being involved in the deaths […]

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Chantal Moore Decision Underscores Need for Huge Shift in Policing in Canada: Assembly of First Nations

(Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and Wendake) – The jury in the coroner’s inquest into the fatal police shooting of Chantal Moore has ruled her death a homicide. The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) and Quebec and Labrador Regional (APNQL) Chief Ghislain Picard are calling for a total overhaul of policing across the country, starting […]

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Chair, Doug White, Q.C. Kwulasultun Selected as 2022 Joe Arvay Award Recipient

Prestigious Award bestowed in recognition of a significant contribution to advancing a claim or an area of the law under challenging circumstances tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Okanagan Syilx Territory, BC: The Advocates’ Society announced Thursday, May the 12th, 2022 that BC First Nations Justice Council Chair, Douglas S. White, Q.C. Kwulasultun had been chosen as the 2022 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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Justice Committees in Nunavut seeking members

Public Service Announcement Justice Committees in Nunavut seeking members Do you have knowledge and experience in dealing with social issues, restorative justice and Inuit societal values? Are you interested in helping victims and offenders? Justice Committees in Nunavut are currently recruiting members for the below communities: Arviat Cambridge Bay Rankin Inlet Naujaat Whale Cove Taloyoak […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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Chantel Moore inquest: Chiefs demand systemic racism inquiry – CTV News

May 20, 2022 FREDERICTON – The results of the recent coroner’s inquest into the police killing of an Indigenous woman in New Brunswick demonstrate the urgent need for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism, according to the six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation. The findings and recommendations of the coroner’s jury didn’t address the serious […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 202233 Views

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Coroner’s inquest makes recommendations regarding police interventions, training and equipment

20 May 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Recommendations related to police interventions, training and equipment were made following the coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore. The inquest was held May 16-19 in Fredericton. Moore, who lived in Edmundston, died on June 4, 2020, following an Edmundston Police Force intervention that took place at her […]

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Still No Justice for Chantel Moore: NWAC to Strike ‘Justice Table’ to End Killings by Police

May 20, 2022 The New Brunswick coroner’s inquest into the fatal shooting of Chantel Moore handed down a verdict yesterday – calling her death a homicide. The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is appalled that despite this four-day inquest, there is still no justice for Chantel Moore and her family. Recommendations handed down by […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202226 Views

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Makivik Corp. awarded $2.25 million to fund Inuit justice initiatives – Nunatsiaq News

May 19, 2022 Provincial funding intended to go to hiring and retaining legal staff The Government of Quebec has awarded $2.25 million over three years to Makivik Corp. to support Inuit justice initiatives in Nunavik. The money will go toward hiring and retaining legal staff, according to a joint news release from Quebec’s Indigenous affairs […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202222 Views

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BC RCMP: Connecting to Indigenous culture through hand-crafted drums

2022-05-19 Being a school liaison officer means more than just making sure kids are not getting into trouble. Sometimes, it can lead to sharing a project with deeper connections. In February 2022, the West Kelowna Indigenous Policing Unit started a drum making project in partnership with the Indigenous Leadership class at Constable Neil Bruce Middle […]

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Family of Chantel Moore grieving, but hopeful as coroner’s inquest declares homicide – CBC

May 19, 2022 Jury recommends improved police practices, training and outreach to First Nations The mother of Chantel Moore says it hasn’t been an easy process, but she feels like a step has been taken toward positive change following the conclusion Thursday of a coroner’s inquest into her daughter’s death. Inquest jurors acknowledged the “loss […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202221 Views

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