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Get involved in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, it Matters!

Quebec, June 19, 2017 – Missinak Community House will contribute to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) by offering support and handmade blankets, made by Indigenous women living in the Quebec City area, to Commissioner Michèle Audette, at 12:00 pm, June 21, on National Aboriginal Day, in front of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Researcher calls for public inquiry into medical experimentation on students not compensated in settlement agreement – APTN

June 21, 2017 After he published his research in 2013 exposing medical experimentation on students at residential schools involving withholding of certain foods, the invitations started coming in for Dr. Ian Mosby. “A lot of communities wanted me to come and explain to people myself, in person,” he said, during an interview in Toronto. Mosby […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20177 Views

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Cree Nation Welcomes Customary Adoption Into Quebec Legislation

NEMASKA, QC, June 16, 2017  – The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Cree Nation Government (GCC(EI)/CNG) are pleased with the initiative of the Québec government to have legal effects of customary adoptions clearly reflected in the Civil Code of Quebec through Bill 113 (“An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201713 Views

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A first: The National Assembly recognizes the effects of First Nations customary law

WENDAKE, QC, June 16, 2017  – After more than ten years of intensive work between First Nations, Inuit and the Government of Quebec, the National Assembly adopted Bill 113. The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the adoption of “An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201711 Views

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A landmark moment for the future of First Nations children, youth and families: the recognition of the effects of customary adoption

WENDAKE, QC, June 16, 2017  – The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) joins the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador in welcoming the adoption of Bill 113, “An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and the disclosure of information.” Even though First […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201712 Views

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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20177 Views

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Quebec’s tight-knit North pulls together to support Inuit village in wake of slayings – CBC

Nunavik community of Akulivik slowly returns to daily life after 4 violent deaths Jun 15, 2017 There are no roads connecting neighbouring villages across Quebec’s vast northern region, but after word spread of the tragic events that left four dead over the weekend in Akulivik, friends and relatives flew in from all over. Mususie Ainalik, father to one of the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201714 Views

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New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well in some aspects of child and youth well-being, but lags farthest behind other countries in concerning indicators of child health and violence. In Oh Canada! […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 20178 Views

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Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come Appears For The GCC(EI)/CNG Before Public Inquiry Commission On Relations Between Indigenous Peoples And Certain Public Services In Quebec: Listening, Reconciliation And Progress

June 14, 2017 Attachments Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come Appears For The GCC(EI)/CNG Before Public Inquiry Commission On Relations Between Indigenous Peoples And Certain Public Services In Quebec: Listening, Reconciliation And Progress Initial Brief Of The Grand Council Of The Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government To The Public Inquiry Commission On Relations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201718 Views

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Stabbing deaths in Nunavik at the heart of Quebec Inquiry Tuesday -APTN

June 14, 2017 The leader of Inuit in Quebec took the stand Tuesday at the province’s inquiry into the relationship between Indigenous peoples and some of the province’s public services. The testimony comes as a community in Nunavik is still dealing with the aftermath of a stabbing spree that left four people dead including the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201713 Views

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