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Faces of the Open Door: ‘Women don’t have to die on the streets’ – Montreal Gazette

December 18, 2017 Part 7 in a series of profiles about Westmount day centre the Open Door Jessica Quijano was at work when she heard the news: police had found a young woman’s body hanging from the balcony of a townhouse in Montreal. Paramedics rushed to the scene that morning, laid Siasi Tullaugak against the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201724 Views

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Legal advocate takes up case of First Nations woman locked in Turkish prison – APTN

December 18, 2017 A Yukon woman from the Carcross First Nation who is currently in a Turkish prison now has a legal advocate fighting for her return to Canada. Tracy White has been in contact with the Canadian consulate in Turkey and is now getting briefed on the well being of the 38-year-old Charman Smith. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201714 Views

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Legalization of Pot getting mixed reaction from First Nations in Quebec – APTN

December 13, 2017 Pot legalization has some First Nations in Quebec eyeing a potential financial windfall. But others are expressing concern over health and social problems recreational marijuana could bring. And time is running out for everyone to decide how legalizing pot is going to work in the province and its territories. Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2017/12/13/legalization-of-pot-is-getting-mixed-reaction-in-mohawk-community/

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 201720 Views

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Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers from across the country gather to discuss Human Rights

December 12, 2017 – Gatineau, QC – Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat For the first time in nearly 30 years, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for human rights met to discuss key priorities of FPT governments in relation to Canada’s international human rights obligations. The meeting opened with a welcome from an Anishinabeg Elder […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 201717 Views

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Media Advisory: Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Human Rights

The Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Human Rights is being held in Gatineau, Quebec, from December 10-12, 2017. Photo Opportunity Date:       Monday, December 11, 2017 Time:       3:30 p.m. (local time) Location:  Hilton Lac-Leamy Mozart Room 3 boulevard du Casino Gatineau, Quebec Media Availability Date:     Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Time:  […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201723 Views

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Government of Canada increases health care services capacity for veterans and members of Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police

December 7, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec – Public Services and Procurement Canada Like all Canadians, the women and men who serve and protect us deserve a high standard of health care. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting veterans and members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201731 Views

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2017 Rights and Freedoms Award: the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse announces the recipients of the Award dedicated to the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Montréal, December 7, 2017 — The 2017 Rights and Freedoms Award will be presented to eight initiatives that have promoted the recognition and respect of Indigenous peoples rights throughout Québec, announced today the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse. The Commission has chosen the theme of Indigenous rights to mark […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201730 Views

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples launches WALKING IN HER MOCCASINS BUNDLE CAMPAIGN – New & progressive violence prevention resource

December 6, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Today, the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) will launch a new and progressive violence prevention resource titled Walking In Her Moccasins, at the University of Ottawa (Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 12102) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Walking In Her Moccasins is a campaign rooted in the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201727 Views

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National MMIWG inquiry asks Ottawa for an extension – Nunatsiaq online

December 05, 2017 Commission is now 15 months into two-year mandate Commissioners with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls say they will ask the federal government for an extension to their two-year mandate. The commission noted this plan in a statement on Friday, Dec. 1, the same day the inquiry […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201728 Views

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MMIWG: Official Statement – Montreal Hearing

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1, 2017 – We want to be very clear – we have previously identified Montreal as a location, amongst others, that will host a hearing and our intent has not changed. The wisest way to move forward is to extend the process to truly honour and respect the families that have suffered in silence for too long. We […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201720 Views

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