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AFN Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

AFN Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women November 25, 2016. (Ottawa, ON, Toronto, ON and Kamloops, BC)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, as designated by the United Nations in 1999. AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 2016253 Views

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GCC Petition : Launching of a provincial independent judicial inquiry in order to investigate the relationship between Indigenous women and police forces in Quebec.

Click here to sign petition: https://www.assnat.qc.ca/en/exprimez-votre-opinion/petition/Petition-6389/index.html To sign this petition, you must complete 3 steps: Step 1: fill out the form that appears below the text of the petition and send it (you must accept the signing conditions before sending the form). Step 2: consult your electronic mailbox and open the message sent by the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2016139 Views

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International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25 November

Joint call by UN Rapporteur on Violence against Women and all other global and regional mechanisms to end femicide and gender-based violence GENEVA (22 November 2016) – Speaking ahead of the International Day on the Elimination of Violence against women, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, the Committee […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201682 Views

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Quebec premier not closed to inquiry into relations between aboriginals and police – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 22, 2016 QUEBEC _ The Quebec government isn’t rejecting calls for an independent, provincial inquiry into relations between indigenous people and police, Premier Philippe Couillard said Tuesday. Despite being careful not to commit to anything, Couillard signalled for the first time since news broke in 2015 that women in a northern town […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201698 Views

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Police and governments must do more to earn the trust of Indigenous women in Canada: Amnesty International supports call for an inquiry into relations between police and Indigenous peoples in Quebec

November 21, 2016 New information released last week concerning police investigations into allegations of sexual violence and other abuses of Indigenous women and men in northern Quebec highlights the urgent need to ensure better police accountability, particularly for individuals and communities who have experienced a history of severe human rights violations in Canada. “Indigenous women […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 2016104 Views

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Quebec indigenous leaders renew call for inquiry into relations with police – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 21, 2016  MONTREAL _ Quebec indigenous leaders are renewing calls for a public inquiry into the relationship between police and First Nations communities, even as the province continues to refuse. Ghislain Picard, chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, told a news conference Monday that it was unacceptable […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2016124 Views

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The Couillard Government: Abdicating its Responsibilities toward First Nations

MONTREAL, Nov. 21, 2016 – Through persistent mistakes and turning its back on First Nations women who dared to denounce and in obstinately refusing to address police discrimination and systemic racism towards First Nations in Quebec, the Government of Philippe Couillard is abdicating its responsibilities toward First Nations. This is what the leaders of Quebec Native […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 2016139 Views

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We Believe You; NWAC Stands With The Sisters of Val-d’Or at the Human Rights Monument Tuesday

November 21, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is calling on all partners and concerned citizens to join them in recognizing the tragic outcome of the complaints filed by Indigenous women in Val-d’Or and other rural regions against members of the Quebec police force. In support of these women and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2016117 Views

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Media Invitation – Reaction to Systemic Racism Justice System and the Persistent Inaction from the Government of Quebec Regarding the Relationship Between Policing Services and First Nations and Administration of Justice

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 20, 2016 – Media representatives are invited to a press conference: Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Delta Hotel (475 Président-Kennedy, Montréal, QC) ROOM: OPUS 1 AFNQL Chief Ghislain Picard, Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government, Chief Adrienne Anichinapéo […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 2016120 Views

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The Cree Nation deeply disturbed by lack of action on police abuse of indigenous women in Val d’Or

NEMASKA, Eeyou Istchee, QC, Nov. 18, 2016 – The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government is deeply disturbed by reports concluding that the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions (DPCP) will not prosecute any of the charges of abuse brought forth by Indigenous women against officers of the Sûreté du Québec. An […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2016112 Views

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