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Why police renewed their search for 2 missing Indigenous teens – CBC

Quebec provincial police interviewed 20 people in Kitigan Zibi for new leads Jul 20, 2017 The renewed police search for two missing Indigenous girls who disappeared nine years ago has come up empty. Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander disappeared in 2008. They were 16 and 17 at the time, respectively. The teens had planned to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201710 Views

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Investigators at Quebec reserve years after disappearance of Indigenous teens – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A well-known family member who has been providing advice to the painful national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women could be on the verge of discovering more details about her daughter’s case. Investigators from Quebec’s provincial police force are combing grounds […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 201711 Views

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Prime Minister opens the process to select the next justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

Ottawa, Ontario July 14, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today opened the process to select the next justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, to fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin. Under the new approach launched last year, an independent and non-partisan Advisory Board, the members of which will […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201713 Views

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High-risk sex offender from Vancouver wanted Canada-wide – The Province

The Vancouver police are looking for a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his residential correctional facility Thursday night. Christopher Schafer, 40, is a federal offender with a long criminal history that includes break and enter, sexual offences, uttering threats, robbery and assaulting a peace officer. He was just released from custody on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 201711 Views

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Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women ask Trudeau to restart inquiry – The Globe and Mail

A coalition of family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women, First Nations leaders, and other interested parties have written an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to restart the inquiry his government called to examine the root causes of the violence. The same coalition wrote in May to Marion Buller, the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 201717 Views

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MMIWG: This is how you can participate in the National Inquiry

If you want to share your story with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, here is what you need to know: There are six steps to share your story. The National Inquiry is guided by the following principles: participant centered, collaborative, holistic, and is rooted in compassion. Families, survivors and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201712 Views

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BR Quebec Children Injured – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 8, 2017  MANAWAN, Que. – A three-year-old boy and his five-year-old brother from a First Nations community in Quebec are recovering after allegedly being beaten by some other children. Chief Constant Awashish of the Atikamekw Nation says the boys were allegedly attacked by some older children on a playground […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201715 Views

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Quebec Native Women reacts to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Press Conference

Kahnawake, July 6, 2017 – Following the press conference held on July 6, 2017 by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Quebec Native Women (QNW) welcomes favorably the announcement of community visits and hearings that will take place during the summer and fall 2017. Concrete actions such as this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 201725 Views

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BR MMIW Inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 7, 2017  VANCOUVER – The head of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is brushing aside a call for her to resign made by a Manitoba First Nations leader. Marion Buller says she’s staying put. She also insisted yesterday that the inquiry is not moving too […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 201717 Views

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Live: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls announces fall hearings – CBC

Watch the live stream of the announcement, which started at 10:30 am PT Jul 06, 2017 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls announced plans to conduct hearings across the country later this fall. The announcement made from Vancouver details a schedule for the inquiry, which has been plagued by controversy […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201716 Views

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