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Local Fort St. John Woman Missing Since 2006

Fort St John2013-06-10 Sunday June 9,2013 marks the seven year anniversary since a local Fort St. John woman and mother of five was reported missing. At the time of her disappearance, Shirley Lee CLETHROE was 45 years old. The Fort St. John RCMP launched into an investigation upon be alerted of Shirley’s disappearance on June 17, […]

by aanationtalk on June 10, 20131021 Views

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States accountable for investigating and preventing violence against women

GENEVA (10 June 2013) – States need to be held accountable not only for investigating all acts of violence against women but also for failing to prevent such violence, an independent United Nations human rights expert has said. “The State has an obligation to investigate all acts of violence against women, including systemic failures to […]

by aanationtalk on June 10, 2013781 Views

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KRPF representatives receive recognition for years of services

Québec City, Québec, June 7 2013 –Two representatives of the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) were honoured on June 5, 2013 during a medals ceremony for their long-standing employment in the force. This ceremony was held during the fifth edition of the Québec Native Chiefs of Police Annual Meeting and medals presented to officers of Aboriginal police […]

by aanationtalk on June 10, 20131188 Views

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PM announces judicial appointments for British Columbia, Ontario and Saskatchewan

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the following appointments: The Honourable Alexandra Hoy, a judge of the Ontario Court of Appeal, is appointed Associate Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal to replace the Honourable D.R. O’Connor who resigned effective December 31, 2012. Justice Hoy was appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2011.  Prior […]

by aanationtalk on June 10, 2013857 Views

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Female Inmates Create Teddy Bears for Children Affected by Tragedy

JusticeJune 7, 2013 Inmates at the Newfoundland and Labrador Correctional Centre for Women continue to make positive contributions to society that now stretch all the way to South America. Their most recent project is Teddies for Tragedies which makes life a little brighter for children as far away as Peru by providing teddy bears to […]

by aanationtalk on June 7, 20131046 Views

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Province to Fund New RCMP Officers, Additional Crime Fighting Tools

June 6, 2013 Five New RCMP Positions Funded Across Province, $1 Million Seized from Criminals to be Invested in Better Tools for Police, Victim Support: Premier The provincial government will fund five new RCMP officers and put over $1 million seized through criminal property forfeitures into the hands of law enforcement agencies and supports for […]

by aanationtalk on June 6, 2013808 Views

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Canada – Activists to hear from Canadian China reporter and march for Indigenous peoples in Colombia at AGM

JUNE 5, 2013 Human rights violations in China and Colombia are on the agenda at two public events on Saturday June 8th as activists from across Canada meet at Saint Paul University for the Annual General Meeting of Amnesty International Canada’s English branch from June 7 – 9. The struggle to bring democracy and human […]

by aanationtalk on June 6, 2013885 Views

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario Ombudsman to release report on allegations of excessive use of force on inmates – June 11

Date: 2013-06-05 (TORONTO) – Ontario Ombudsman André Marin will release a report on his latest investigation on Tuesday June 11 – at a news conference at 1 p.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio. He will report on his investigation into how the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services responds to complaints of correctional officers using excessive force on inmates, including how it conducts investigations and enforces policies on […]

by aanationtalk on June 6, 2013810 Views

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Human Rights Council holds annual full-day discussion on women’s human rights

MORNING/AFTERNOON 5 June 2013 Discussion Focuses on Violence against Women and Identifying Effective Ways to Address this Issue, and on Setting Priorities for the Future The Human Rights Council today held its annual full-day discussion on women’s human rights with two panel discussions, one which looked at various aspects of violence against women and identifying […]

by aanationtalk on June 6, 2013890 Views

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Council holds interactive dialogue with Experts on freedom of opinion and expression and on violence against women

MORNING/MIDDAY 3 June 2013 Concludes Dialogue with Experts on Cultural Rights and Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice The Human Rights Council today held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteurs on freedom of opinion and expression and on violence against women. It also concluded its dialogue with the Special Rapporteur in […]

by aanationtalk on June 4, 2013839 Views

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