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Hamilton police officer who assaulted Indigenous man was ‘rising star’ who should keep job: lawyer – CBC

April 19, 2024 A Hamilton police officer who kicked an Indigenous man in the head during an arrest in May 2022 apologized for his actions during a Police Services Act hearing that will determine whether or not he can keep his job. “My behaviour was not acceptable and I regret my actions wholeheartedly,” Brian Wren said during the virtual hearing on Friday. […]

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Ontario Human Rights Commission announces development of policy to address Indigenous-specific discrimination in Ontario’s healthcare system

April 18, 2024 TORONTO — Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) announced its commitment to work with Indigenous partners to develop human rights policy guidance to address and combat long-standing and widespread Indigenous-specific discrimination in Ontario’s healthcare system. The OHRC’s policy guidance will: provide practical guidance to healthcare providers on what they should do […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202434 Views

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Video shows Vancouver police officer punching handcuffed Indigenous woman – Global News

An Indigenous woman is speaking out, alleging she was placed in handcuffs following a call to Vancouver police for help. The incident occurred on New Year’s Eve at an affordable housing building on Powell Street. The woman, whose identity isn’t being revealed for safety concerns, said she called police to help remove unwanted guests at her party. “We were at […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202434 Views

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How this northern Alberta First Nation is tackling drug use in its community – CBC

April 18, 2024 Fort McMurray 468 First Nation taking hard stance against dealers A First Nation in northern Alberta is taking steps to control its future, and the safety of its members, in the fight against drugs. Councillors and residents in the small community of Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, 40 kilometres south of Fort McMurray, have seen […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202431 Views

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Carmacks woman died at shelter after being placed face down inquest hears – APTN News

Apr 17, 2024 A First Nations woman died at the Whitehorse emergency shelter last year after staff put her to bed lying face down on her stomach an inquest into her death learned. Darla Skookum, 52, a member of the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation, died while accessing services at the shelter. She was pronounced dead […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202429 Views

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Coming full circle – CBC

Apr. 17, 2024 Johannes Semigak steps off the plane in shackles. The Labrador wind whips up clouds of snow around his feet. He takes a drag of his cigarette as he steps into a wooden qamutik, bearing a painted RCMP logo, that pulls Semigak toward his moment of reckoning. Semigak is home. Back to Hopedale, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202444 Views

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Investigation of shooting involving RCMP concluded

Apr 16, 2024 The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has completed its investigation into a fatal RCMP officer-involved shooting and released the assistant executive director’s report. On April 3, 2021, pursuant to Sec. 46.1 of the Police Act, ASIRT was directed to investigate an RCMP officer-involved shooting on O’Chiese First Nation. ASIRT’s investigation is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202425 Views

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Update – Thompson RCMP searching for missing teen

April 16, 2024 Wilfred Spence has been safely located. Thompson RCMP would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance. On April 10, 2024, at 12:25 pm, Thompson RCMP received a report of a missing 17-year-old male from Thompson. Wilfred Quenton Spence, 17, was last seen on April 2 at his residence located on Ashberry Place. He’s described as being 4’11”, 145lbs […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202425 Views

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Thunder Bay police chief vows to rebuild eroding trust after ex-chief arrested – Daily Guardian

April 16, 2024 Criminal charges against the former Thunder Bay police chief and other high-ranking members have sown further doubt in the credibility of the embattled force in northern Ontario, its current leaders acknowledged Monday as they vowed to rebuild confidence in the service. Chief Darcy Fleury and police board chair Karen Machado held a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202439 Views

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Indigenous woman who died at Whitehorse shelter was left lying face down on mattress by staff, inquest hears – CBC

Apr 16, 2024 Coroner’s inquest looks at deaths of 4 Indigenous women at emergency shelter in 2022 and 2023 Footage from the Whitehorse Emergency Shelter’s security camera shown at a coroner’s inquest on Monday showed that hours before Darla Skookum was reported dead, staff placed her on a mattress on the floor, directly on her […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202444 Views

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