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MB Government: COVID-19 Enforcement Update

November 24, 2020 The Manitoba government is providing an update on ongoing enforcement efforts to protect Manitobans from the spread of COVID-19. In total, 79 warnings and 95 tickets were issued last week between Nov. 16 to 22, a significant increase from the week prior, when 54 warnings and 30 tickets were issued. This includes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202015 Views

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PIA Law will match donations made to The Frontline Fund in efforts to raise $100,000

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2020 – PIA Law announces a new charitable giving campaign for the holiday season in partnership with The Frontline Fund, a coalition of over 165 hospital foundations across Canada that have come together to raise urgently needed funds in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Starting today, PIA Law will match all […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202013 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report: Nov 16-22, 2020 – First Peoples Law

COVID-19 continues to top headlines across the country Manitoba First Nation battles ‘outbreak within an outbreak’ as all 28 residents infected at care home | CBC News Workforce rotation to resume at Keeyask Dam amid COVID-19 outbreak | CBC News Federal minister concerned about COVID-19 in Sask. First Nations | The Star Phoenix Help coming […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20209 Views

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Decolonizing Justice: Case Comment on R. v. Turtle – First Peoples Law

In the face of oppression, racism and physical violence, Indigenous peoples across the country are demanding protection of their ancestral lands and recognition of their Aboriginal and Treaty rights. As part of these efforts, the role of the criminal justice system in upholding the status quo and undermining Indigenous interests is also being challenged. In […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202029 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report, Nov 9-15, 2020 – First Peoples Law

Colonial surveillance of Indigenous land defenders was front and centre RCMP Commissioner Sued by Civil Liberties Group for Preventing Release of Watchdog Report into Police Spying – BC Civil Liberties Association Civil liberties group takes RCMP to court over delayed response to alleged spying complaint | CBC News RCMP surveillance, searches breached anti-fracking protesters’ rights, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202020 Views

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association welcomes special advisor on Indigenous affairs – Lexpert

Nov 16, 2020 Canadian Civil Liberties Association announced that Verna George has joined as special advisor on Indigenous affairs, effective Oct. 28. Called to the Ontario bar in 2007, George has articled for the Community Legal Clinic of Niagara South and has served as director of negotiations for the Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202029 Views

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Education key to reconciliation: Senator – TimminsToday

Murray Sinclair was featured in a virtual event hosted by Northern College and District School Board Ontario North East Education is the key to reconciliation and the key to changing the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, according to a Canadian senator. “We need to do a lot more. My view has always been that […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 202039 Views

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No Honour in Manitoba’s Bill 2: Children’s Special Allowance Funds are not the Province’s to Keep – Read our editorial by Adam Bond, NWAC Legal Counsel

An editorial by Adam Bond, Legal Counsel to the Native Women’s Association of Canada On November 5th, Manitoba’s legislature passed Bill 2, prohibiting legal actions against the province for its refusal to give to foster children funds that were, by law, to be applied exclusively for their care. This horrendous attempt by the province to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202070 Views

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’It only takes one:’ COVID-19 cases continue to surge among First Nations in Manitoba – Winnipeg Sun

Nov 09, 2020 David Monias has barely slept in weeks. The Pimicikamak Cree Nation chief says his phone rings off the hook day and night from people fearful the COVID-19 pandemic is silently spreading into the isolated northern Manitoba reserve. “This is a war,” Monias says. “But it’s a different type of war. It’s not […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202039 Views

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Action committee offers guidance on resuming court operations in remote, Indigenous communities – The Lawyer’s Daily

November 09, 2020 A committee of justice officials established to guide court operations as they emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic has issued new guidance on the safe restoration on court operations for northern, remote and Indigenous communities. The report from the Action Committee on Court Operations in Response to COVID-19 identified some of the common […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202037 Views

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