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CPS citizen survey shows ‘pattern’ of mistrust in police among Black, Indigenous people – Calgary Herald

The police oversight body’s annual citizen satisfaction survey also shows a declne in the perception that Calgary police officers respond fairly to all communities across the city There’s a “pattern” of low trust in Calgary police among Black and Indigenous people, according to new data from the city’s police oversight body. The Calgary police commission […]

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First Nations want seats on school board – Prince George Citizen

Lheidli T’enneh Nation Dayi Clay Pountney and McLeod Lake Indian Band Chief Harley Chingee signed a letter to School District 57 on Tuesday calling for an addition of two Indigenous trustees to the school board. “The only way our communities can ensure that our students and other indigenous students are receiving the support they deserve […]

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Quebec promises investigation after Atikamekw mother live-streams moments before her death – APTN News

A video showing the last moments of an Atikamekw mother from the community of Manawan has shocked the province of Quebec. Joyce Echaquan, a mother of seven in her mid-thirties, posted a video Monday evening just before her death. In it, she captures racist and dismissive behaviour by the nurses charged with her care – […]

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2 Manitoba First Nations women win awards for academic trailblazing – CBC

Tammy Wolfe, of Norway House Cree Nation and Sarah DeLaronde from The Pas Man., pursuing master’s education Two Indigenous women have been selected to receive scholarships to help them continue their education in fields that strive to preserve Indigenous culture, traditions, and language. Tammy Wolfe, of Norway House Cree Nation and Sarah DeLaronde from Treaty […]

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Record Six Women Are Included In Blaine Higgs’ Cabinet – Huddle Today

FREDERICTON – Six women are included in the Progressive Conservative government’s 16-member cabinet. Saint John Lancaster MLA Dorothy Shephard is the new minister of health after serving during the last term as Social Development Minister. Premier Blaine Higgs showed confidence in first-time MLA Arlene Dunn, naming her the Aboriginal Affairs minister. Dunn represents Saint John […]

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Today’s coronavirus news: COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities; Quebec’s second wave driven by community transmission; UNC reports coronavirus-related student death – The Star

Sept. 30, 2020 The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Wednesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 8:56 a.m. The U.S. economy plunged at a record rate in the spring but is poised to swing to a record increase in the quarter that […]

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Treatment of dying Indigenous woman in Quebec hospital sparks outrage – Globalnews.ca

Quebec’s coroner’s office will be looking into the death of Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman from the Atikamekw Nation of Manawan, who passed away amid troubling circumstances in a Joliette hospital on Monday. The mother of seven went to hospital after experiencing stomach pains and died a few days later. Before her death, Echaquan took […]

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Morning Brief: Liberals survive confidence test – iPolitics

Sep 30, 2020 Good morning. The Liberal government survived its first confidence vote since Parliament returned. The Liberals made their pandemic-related support-measures bill a confidence matter, daring the opposition to vote against it (they didn’t). But opposition members did lament the lack of debate on the bill, given its hefty price tag. Meanwhile the Canada […]

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Family renews plea for information 3 years after disappearance of Kristina Ward – CBC

Police still seek man in video; Ward’s name added to list of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Sep 29, 2020 The family of missing Indigenous woman Kristina Ward is marking the third anniversary of her disappearance with a renewed plea for information. “Sadly, Kristina’s name has been added to the database list of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202056 Views

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GTC Grand Chief Kenny Smith proclaims support for Sipekne’katik First Nation in Nova Scotia fishing row – Northern News Services

September 29, 2020 Newly minted Gwich’in Tribal Council Grand Chief Kenny Smith is wasting no time making it clear where the Gwich’in Tribal Council stands on issues relating to their fellow residents of Turtle Island. Noting there were similarities to the Gwich’in people’s struggle to preserve the Alaskan Arctic Refuge, the calving grounds for the […]

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