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A court office for civil cases at the Kuujjuaq courthouse

KUUJJUAQ, QC, May 24, 2018  – Residents of Ungava Bay in Nunavik will now have access to services at a court office for civil and family cases at the Kuujjuaq courthouse. The new court office is located at 151 Siuralikuut Street in Kuujjuaq, and citizens can file applications from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201828 Views

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Mohawk community’s ‘marry out, get out’ law ruled unconstitutional – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 1, 2018  By Sidhartha Banerjee THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A judge has ruled the so-called ”marry out, get out” provisions of a membership law on the books of a Mohawk community near Montreal are unconstitutional. The sections, which Kahnawake authorities said were designed to preserve Mohawk culture, are discriminatory and violate […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 201824 Views

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Makivik Corporation: Request to Set the Case Down for Judgment by Default – For January 10, 2018

Montreal, Quebec, December 20, 2017- For Immediate Release We wish to advise beneficiaries of the High Arctic Relocatee Trust (HART) that on December 20, 2017 at 10:20 AM, Makivik Corporation and collectively, the HART beneficiaries, were served with the Request to Set the Case Down for Judgment by Default concerning the termination of the HART. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 201775 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2017108 Views

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Retired Mohawk wrestler Billy Two Rivers to settle lawsuit against Van Morrison – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 4, 2017 By Morgan Lowrie   THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A retired Mohawk professional wrestler has reached an agreement in principle to settle a lawsuit with singer Van Morrison over the use of his image on the cover of an upcoming album, his lawyer said Friday. Billy Two Rivers’ New York-based […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 201798 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017163 Views

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Superior Court Turns Down Request for Extension from Federal Government to Fix Discriminatory Language in Indian Act – Globe and Mail

Jun. 29, 2017 The Quebec Superior Court has turned down Ottawa’s request to extend a July 3 deadline to fix specific sections of the Indian Act that discriminate against women, meaning people who have applied for Indian status – and the benefits that go with it – will not be able to receive it next […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201783 Views

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Quebec judge gives Ottawa more time to fix part of Indian Act declared discriminatory – The Globe and Mail

Jan. 24, 2017 A Quebec judge has reluctantly granted the federal government additional months to change sections of the Indian Act that she declared to be discriminatory saying more time had already been allowed than is usual under similar circumstances. The decision of Quebec Superior Court Justice Chantal Masse came after members of the Senate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2017113 Views

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The Coroners report recognizes the apartheid system of the Indian Act

Kahnawake, January 17, 2017 – On January 14, Bernard Lefrançois tabled his coroners report following the public inquiry into the five suicides that occurred in the Innu community of Uashat mak Mani-utenam in 2015. Quebec Native Women is largely satisfied with the report that recognizes the apartheid system of the Indian Act as well as […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2017176 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates encourages all Canadians to recognize children’s rights on National Child Day

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2016  – As Canada marks the 25th anniversary of Canada’s ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) today on National Child Day, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates encourages all Canadians to reflect on its commitment to all young people whose rights are enshrined […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 2016105 Views

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