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AFNQL: Adoption of Bill C-92: A big day for our children

Wendake, June 21, 2019 – It is with great enthusiasm that the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) welcome today’s adoption of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. “The passing of Act 92 is a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20198 Views

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MMIWG: Moving Forward Together to Reclaim Power and Place

June 21, 2019 On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, we are at a critical moment in Canada’s history. On June 3, 2019, we released a comprehensive report, Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, that documents the truths of more than 2,380 family […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 201911 Views

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Campaign in cities across Canada until June 24 – CBC

Jun 19, 2019 Over the course of the week, Indigenous artists’ work dedicated to raising awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is going up on billboards in cities across Canada. The campaign, which was launched by Artists Against Racism, started Monday and runs until June 24. “We’re trying to reach the hearts […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201912 Views

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The AFNQL Supports the Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Wendake, June 13, 2019 – Minister Sylvie D’Amours, on behalf of the Government of Quebec, tabled a motion confirming the province’s response to the report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The commissioners of the National Inquiry also tabled an additional report on the specific situation of Indigenous women […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201939 Views

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Families of missing Indigenous children welcome call for Quebec inquiry – CBC

Jun 05, 2019 More than 50 Innu, Anishnabe, Atikamekw children sent away for medical treatment never returned home Pierre-Paul Niquay feels pangs of fear to this day when he thinks about his two older brothers who were sent to hospital and never came home. “I was born right after they disappeared, and there are times […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201930 Views

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Indigenous police chief calls for governments to implement MMIWG recommendations – CityNews

Jun 5, 2019 MONTREAL — The head of the First Nations Chiefs of Police Association is calling on Ottawa and Quebec to address the chronic underfunding of Indigenous police forces outlined in this week’s report of a national public inquiry. Dwayne Zacharie says the lack of funding for First Nations police forces is a long-standing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201932 Views

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The report on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls calls for sweeping justice reform. Here’s what that would require – Toronto Star

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls report lays out in undeniable detail how Indigenous women and girls have been discriminated against, harmed by and failed throughout the criminal justice system. The report’s 231 calls for justice — many of which have been advocated for previously in past reviews and reports […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201932 Views

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Policing in Indigenous Communities

Public Safety Canada provides funding to support policing services that are professional, dedicated and responsive to the First Nation and Inuit communities they serve. The Program operates in accordance with the First Nations Policing Policy, a national framework for the provision of policing services in First Nation and Inuit communities. Policing services are supported through […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201937 Views

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Filing of the Final Report on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Real Change on the Horizon?

WENDAKE, QC, June 3, 2019 – The Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (RCAAQ) has taken note of the report on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and recognizes the work done by the commissioners and their team. The RCAAQ applauds the courage of everyone who testified and salutes […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201935 Views

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Report on the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Genocide and Human Rights Violations of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

Ottawa, June 3, 2019 – In light of the information that was circulated about the final report of the National Inquiry, the AFNQL joins its voice to denounce crimes and physical and sexual violence against First Nations people, and particularly women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. To redress the devastating consequences of colonialism on First Nations, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201935 Views

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