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Ontario Increasing Community Programs to Prevent Youth Violence and Human Trafficking

July 27, 2021 New local programs supporting youth at risk of experiencing violence and victimization OTTAWA – The Ontario government is launching 11 new community-based programs in Ottawa, Hamilton, London, Thunder Bay, Toronto and neighbouring Indigenous communities to prevent youth from becoming involved in gun violence, gang activity and victimization, including human trafficking. As part […]

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Manitoba RCMP acknowledge decade-long investigation into sexual abuse at former residential school – Global News

July 27, 2021 Manitoba RCMP acknowledged Tuesday they’ve been investigating allegations of sexual abuse at the former Fort Alexander Residential School on Sagkeeng First Nation for the past decade. Information-gathering about historical allegations began in February 2010, police said, and involved investigators reviewing archival records both in Manitoba and Ottawa. After going through thousands of […]

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Manitoba RCMP confirms large-scale investigation into Fort Alexander Residential School

July 27, 2021 It is not the RCMP’s practice to discuss ongoing investigations. In this instance, a media inquiry was made to the RCMP Media Relations Office by the Winnipeg Free Press asking about this investigation. Due to the many people affected by this investigation as well as the larger social implications, it was determined […]

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Yukon RCMP Historical Case Unit seeks public assistance in a homicide investigation

Last seen: May 26, 2007 in Whitehorse, Yukon Remains found: November 9, 2007 Angel Carlick, 19, was just about to graduate high school. She was a hard worker at a non-profit organization in Whitehorse, running a dinner program where she would cook meals for children. She enjoyed music and painting. Angel, a youth advocate, was involved in the community. She was […]

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Michel Band Treaty 6 Descendants Must be Involved in the Search for Unmarked Graves in St. Albert

(July 26th 2021 – Ottawa, ON)- As the search for unmarked graves begins at the former site of the St. Albert Youville residential school, descendants of the Michel Indian Band worry they will not have closure on the fate of their ancestors. The Michel Indian Band 472 was enfranchised in 1958 and left behind history, […]

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Second Annual Remembering Kendara Memorial Walk: August 6, 2021, in The Pas

You are invited to attend the second annual Remembering Kendara Memorial Walk in The Pas, Manitoba. The memorial walk will take place on Friday, August 6, 2021. Please see the route map for the walk below. There is a Facebook event page here. The organizers anticipate to have the walk begin at 5:30 pm. You […]

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NL Government: Community Justice Connect Launches

July 26, 2021 The following is being distributed at the request of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador: Community Justice Connect, a conflict assistance clinic, is launching in Newfoundland and Labrador. The program provides a variety of conflict resolution services to residents, regardless of immigration status, who identify as Indigenous, racialized or a […]

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Police, family renew calls for information on disappearance of missing Manitoba teen – National Post

Jul 26, 2021 On the nights Lena Harper can’t sleep, she stares out a window in her home on Wasagamack First Nation hoping to one day see her granddaughter walk up the driveway. It’s become a ritual for Harper since Tammy Nattaway, who was 16 at the time, vanished a year ago. “I would look […]

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16 arrested at Fairy Creek blockades as police bemoan ‘egregious safety violations’ – CTV News

July 25, 2021 VANCOUVER — Mounties enforcing the B.C. Supreme Court injunction against anti-logging protesters in the Fairy Creek Watershed on Vancouver Island say they arrested 16 people on Saturday, after escorting them to a picnic in the blockaded area. Police have now arrested nearly 500 people since they began enforcing the injunction in May, […]

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‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves – The Guardian

Kona Williams says many unanswered questions remain about how to investigate remains found at the sites of residential schools In her job as a forensic pathologist, Kona Williams investigates hundreds of deaths a year. But when she heard that unmarked graves had been found at the site of a residential school in late May, she […]

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