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Officer sentenced to a year in prison in death of Indigenous woman – CTV News

September 21, 2020 LONDON, ONT. — A London police constable convicted of criminal negligence in the death of 27-year-old Debra Chrisjohn will spend a year behind bars. On Monday, Justice Renee Pomerance sentenced Cont. Nicholas Doering to 12 months in custody in Chrisjohn’s Sept. 2016 death. Chrisjohn was being detained and transferred to the St. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202053 Views

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Better communication may have prevented 2017 Nunavik shooting death: coroner’s report – Nunatsiaq News

21 September 2020 The KRPF says it’s already implemented a number of the report’s recommendations Nunavik police say they are on board with recommendations made by Quebec’s coroner’s office following the 2017 death of an Umiujaq man. The report calls on the Kativik Regional Police Force to hire more Inuit officers and staff and use […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202061 Views

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Outraged by Lesser Charge in Trailer Hitch Killing

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 express outrage at the news of the reduction of charges laid against Brayden Bushby in the killing of Barbara Kentner. A member of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, Kentner was walking on the street late when evening with her sister when she was struck by a trailer hitch […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202039 Views

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Grand Council Chief outraged by lesser charge in trailer hitch killing

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE  –  Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is outraged that the charges against Brayden Bushby have been reduced to manslaughter and aggravated assault charges from a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a First Nations woman in 2017. “This represents a failure of the entire justice system, the police […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202038 Views

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Fisher Branch RCMP seize drugs and cash

On September 18, 2020, officers from the Fisher Branch RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence located on the Peguis First Nation and seized a large sum of Canadian currency, 90 grams of cocaine and other drug related paraphernalia in response to a drug trafficking investigation. Officers arrested a 57-year-old female and a 35-year-old male, both from the Peguis First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202047 Views

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Federal Court certification hearing for missing and murdered Indigenous women begins in Regina Monday – 620 CKRM.com

Sep 21, 2020 A Federal Court certification hearing will begin in Regina today for a proposed class-action lawsuit by families of missing and murdered Indigenous women. It alleges systemic negligence on the part of the RCMP in investigating cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Diane BigEagle launched the lawsuit in 2018, and is expected […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202055 Views

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Delegation Appearing at Vancouver Police Board to Demand Ban on Police Street Checks; Over Ninety Organizations Call for Street Check Ban

September 17, 2020, (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C – A coalition of organizations are appearing remotely as a Delegation at the Vancouver Police Board meeting on September 17 at 1 pm. Hogan’s Alley Society, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, WISH Drop-In Centre Society, Black Lives Matter-Vancouver, and the BC Civil Liberties Association […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020166 Views

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Nunavik police opt to expand use of body-worn cameras, Tasers across region – Nunatsiaq News

17 September 2020 KRPF says tools could help de-escalate violent, high-risk incidents The Kativik Regional Police Force says it’s planning to invest in body-worn cameras and Tasers across the region as a way to address and prevent violent encounters between police and civilians. The police force launched a pilot project at the beginning of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202092 Views

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MB Government: Province Taking Steps to Hold Federal Government Accountable for Closing the Service Gap on Reserve

September 16, 2020 Judicial Review of MHRC Decision Needed to Clarify Canada’s Legal Obligation: Clarke The Manitoba government is seeking a judicial review of a Manitoba Human Rights Commission (MHRC) decision that found a First Nations family was discriminated against because they could not access provincial health care and related services on reserve, Indigenous and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2020132 Views

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Hearings to certify MMIWG class action against Canada starts Monday – APTN News

Sep 16, 2020 Arguments to certify a class action lawsuit that alleges the federal government is responsible for finding ways to end the epidemic of violence against missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (mmiwg) and compensating families who suffered losses are scheduled to start next week. The action – Bigeagle vs. Her Majesty the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2020124 Views

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