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Supreme Court of Canada needs three Indigenous judges says professor | Nation to Nation

Credit:APTN News Happening now on Nation to Nation: Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s tough on crime agenda was a massive failure says the current justice minister. But can he fix it? And one isn’t enough. There should three Indigenous judges appointed to the Supreme Court says a law expert.

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Caroline Cochrane: Communications and Community Engagement COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat

February 26, 2021 Mr. Speaker, in a crisis, consistent and timely communications are crucial. The Government of the Northwest Territories understands the critical role of communications as part of our pandemic response it helps create safer behaviors, greater community solidarity, and in the end, improved health outcomes. Mr. Speaker, we have said right from the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202123 Views

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CHRA Shares Recommendations on Rapid Housing Initiative with Honourable Ahmed Hussen

February 26, 2021 On February 8, 2021 The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) and the Community Housing Transformation Centre (CHTC) hosted a consultation session on the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to better understand how the initiative can improved as a second phase and inform the federal government. The feedback received was invaluable in determining […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202123 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

February 26, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Annette Gibbons, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development, effective March 8, 2021. Lawrence Hanson, currently Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy, Transport Canada, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of […]

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Address anti-Indigenous racism in health care before expanding MAID: advocates, MP – Kamsack Times

February 26, 2021 OTTAWA — The federal government should not expand access to medical assistance in dying to those suffering solely from severe mental illness while Indigenous people live in conditions linked to higher rates of mental illness and suicide, says Tyler White of Siksika Health Services in Alberta. White, the organization’s chief executive, joined […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202114 Views

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Feds Didn’t Give Enough Support To End First Nations Water Advisories: Auditor – HuffPost Canada

“We are very concerned, and honestly, disheartened that this long-standing issue is still not resolved,” Karen Hogan said. OTTAWA — The government did not provide the support needed to ensure First Nations communities have access to safe drinking water, says federal auditor general Karen Hogan in a report released Thursday. “We are very concerned, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202113 Views

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PE Government: Restart for province focuses on social and economic well-being

The second session of the Sixty-sixth General Assembly of Prince Edward Island opened today with the reading of the Speech from the Throne by the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island. The speech outlines a path forward for Prince Edward Island as the province continues to respond, starts to recover and prepares […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202112 Views

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Julie Green: Food Security

Mr. Speaker, March is Nutrition Month and I would like everyone to join me in celebrating. It is a time to highlight the importance of accessing and eating healthy food.  The theme this year is Good for You, Dieticians help you find your healthy. Dieticians support individuals to reach their nutrition goals both to prevent […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202116 Views

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AMC Responds to Report 3 of the 2021 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement in response to today’s release of Report 3 – Access to Safe Drinking Water in First Nations Communities – Indigenous Services Canada by the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. Report 3 focuses on whether Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) provided […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202110 Views

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UNDRIP legislation could spell more certainty for resource development – CIM Magazine

Industry and First Nations groups are hopeful for the nationwide adoption of UNDRIP after seeing the results in British Columbia The federal government tabled legislation in December that, if passed, would bring the principles of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) into law in Canada. That includes the right to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202115 Views

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