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Quebec is Challenging Before the Supreme Court the Judgement of The Court of Appeal of Quebec regarding the Constitutionality of an Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families

WENDAKE, QC, March 15, 2022 – On February 10, 2022, the Court of Appeal of Quebec confirmed, in a unanimous decision rendered by five judges, except for two provisions, the constitutionality of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families. On this occasion, the highest court in Quebec confirmed that the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202269 Views

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Nunavik’s courts are struggling to deliver justice to Inuit populations – CBC

Feb 24, 2022 1 in 6 adults in Nunavik is brought in front of the justice system each year, prompting calls for reform The justice system in northern Quebec is increasingly struggling to deal with a steady inflow of Inuit defendants, a group facing rates of prosecution and incarceration at least 20 times greater than the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202284 Views

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Explaining lawsuit alleging chronic underfunding towards Inuit children – APTN News

February 23, 2022 The wait is on to see whether the Superior Court of Quebec will give the go-ahead to a proposed class action lawsuit alleging the federal and provincial governments have discriminated against and chronically underfunded Inuit children in the child welfare system. APTN’s Lindsay Richardson explains. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/explaining-lawsuit-alleging-chronic-underfunding-towards-inuit-children/

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202274 Views

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Proposed class-action alleges discrimination against Inuit children in Quebec – APTN News

The wheels are officially in motion for a proposed class-action lawsuit involving Inuit children in the northern Quebec region of Nunavik. On Monday, a trio of law firms filed an application in Quebec Superior Court on behalf of all Inuit children who endured “decades of allegedly discriminatory and unlawful underfunding of child welfare” and other […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202278 Views

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Makivik Celebrates A Victory for the Aboriginal Right of Self-Government with Recent Quebec Court of Appeal Decision

Kuujjuaq, February 16, 2022 – The Quebec Court of Appeal judgment released last week represents a major victory for Nunavik Inuit and all Indigenous peoples in Canada. The reference case was brought by the Attorney General of Québec challenging the constitutionality of the federal Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2022103 Views

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Reaction to the judgement of the Court of Appeal of Quebec: the AFNQL and the FNQLHSSC reaffirm their intention to support their Nations regarding their inherent right to self-government

Wendake, February 10, 2022 – After nearly five months of deliberations, the Court of Appeal of Quebec has rendered its judgement today in response to the Government of Quebec’s reference challenging the constitutionality of an Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (Bill C-92), which came into force on January 1, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202283 Views

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Ottawa backs Indigenous child welfare law after Quebec court declares parts of it unconstitutional – CBC

Feb 11, 2022 One legal expert involved in developing the law calls the ruling ‘devastating’ Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu says Ottawa will continue to back its Indigenous child welfare law despite a Quebec court ruling that found parts of the law unconstitutional. The Quebec Court of Appeal issued a decision yesterday finding the law […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202278 Views

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Coming into force of the Loi de la protection sociale atikamekw d’Opitciwan (Atikamekw of Opitciwan Social Protection Act): A promising future for children and families

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 17, 2022 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) come together as one voice today to highlight the outstanding determination and all the work accomplished by the community of Opitciwan, as today marks the coming into force […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2022101 Views

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Notice for persons who must resubmit Indian Day School claims

(Kahnawake – 12, Kentenhkó:wa/November 2021) In regard to the Indian Day School (IDS) Settlement, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform persons who have received letters from Deloitte advising that your applications have missing information, or if you have received a Reconsideration letter, you can receive assistance from Kahnawà:ke’s IDS Coordinator Louise Mayo. Ms. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 2021174 Views

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Atikamekw of Opitciwan Social Protection Act: an historic move forward for First Nations families and children

Wendake, November 10, 2021 – Representatives from the Conseil des Atikamekw d’Opitciwan, Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) met this morning, along with several guests, to celebrate an historic move forward for First Nations families and children: adoption of the Loi de […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2021169 Views

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