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Special report of the Québec Ombudsman – Detention conditions, administration of justice and crime prevention in Nunavik – Press invitation

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 15, 2016 – A special report of the Québec Ombudsman entitled Detention conditions, administration of justice and crime prevention in Nunavik will be tabled in the National Assembly on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Ombudsperson Raymonde Saint-Germain will give a news conference at Édifice Pamphile-Le May, 1035, rue des Parlementaires, Room 1.30, at 11:15 a.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 2016469 Views

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QNW: Decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal favours First Nations Children

Kahnawake, January 26 2016 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) applauds the Canadian Human Rights Tribunals’ decision rendered this morning in favor of putting an end to inequalities against First Nations children. In February 2007, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCSC) filed a complaint […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2016598 Views

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A decision that brings closure to a flagrant injustice against 163,000 First Nations Children

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 26, 2016 – After decades of flagrant injustices against First Nations children and families of our communities and nine (9) years of shameful proceedings by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal finally ruled in favour of the plaintiffs by recognizing that the Government of Canada discriminates against First Nations children […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 2016518 Views

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The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rules in favor of finally putting an end to inequalities experienced by First Nations children

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 26, 2016- It is with great enthusiasm that the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) welcomes the decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. After many years of legal battles, First Nations children will finally receive the same treatment as other Canadian children. “The decision advocates […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 2016502 Views

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$900 million lawsuit by Innu First Nations against Rio Tinto (IOC)

Innu salute decision by Supreme Court of Canada to refuse to hear appeal by Rio Tinto (IOC) UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, Oct. 15, 2015 – The Innu First Nations of Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush-Lac John today celebrated the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to refuse to hear an appeal by Rio Tinto (IOC) in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015621 Views

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2014-2015 Annual Report of the Québec Ombudsman – Highlights of the report by the Correctional Ombudsman of Québec

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 17, 2015 – This year, in its capacity as Québec’s Correctional Ombudsman, the Québec Ombudsman once more noted problems with prison overcrowding and the many resulting transfers. The Correctional Ombudsman’s annual report also covers the deficient access to healthcare, especially care for mental disorders, including follow-up on medication. It also deals with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2015627 Views

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Indian Act Rules on Status Declared Discriminatory: The Abenaki Win a Historic Victory

Wôlinak, Québec, August 6, 2015 – The discrimination based on gender that Indian woman and their descendants suffered from in the past concerning registration (“Indian status”) has continued to the present day and must cease, according to a decision from the Québec Superior Court handed down on August 3rd in Montréal. Justice Chantal Masse gave […]

by pmnationtalk on August 6, 2015542 Views

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The James Bay Cree Nation reaffirms its commitment to advancing Cree rights in Ontario and Labrador in the courts, following the decision of the Federal Court

NEMASKA, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, July 30, 2015- The James Bay Cree Nation reaffirms its commitment to achieve full recognition of Cree ancestral rights in Ontario and Labrador, following the decision issued by the Federal Court of Canada on July 28, 2015 in a lawsuit known as Coon Come no. 3. This lawsuit involves claims by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2015539 Views

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CBSA Trial Not In Session Until Monday, June 15th

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community that the CBSA Test Case trial concerning Alicia Shenandoah and April Elaine Thompson will not be in session on Wednesday, June 9th, Thursday, June 10th nor Friday, June 11th. Court will resume at the normal time on Monday, June 15th. All community members are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 2015534 Views

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New court victory for the Innu against Rio Tinto (IOC): Quebec Court of Appeal authorizes $900M lawsuit

UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, Jan. 7, 2015 – The Innu First Nations of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Matimekush-Lac John, whose traditional territory (Nitassinan) covers a large part of North-eastern Quebec and Labrador, celebrated on January 6, 2015 a new legal victory in their 900 million dollar lawsuit targeting the Iron Ore Company of Canada (majority owned as well […]

by pmnationtalk on January 7, 2015701 Views

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