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Nunavik crime victims systematically shut out of Quebec compensation program – CBC

Sep 07, 2021 Court documents allege victims of violence in Nunavik are largely neglected by compensation regime In 2020, Quebec awarded $152 million in compensation to victims of violence, aimed at helping them deal with the aftermath of their trauma. Documents filed with the Superior Court of Quebec show, however, that of the 7,401 beneficiaries […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202114 Views

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Cultural genocide’: the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools – mapped – The Guardian

Mon 6 Sep 2021 In May, Canadians were shocked at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former school in British Columbia. The bodies belonged to Indigenous children, some believed to be as young as three years old, who went through Canada’s state-sponsored “residential school” system. The schools, scattered […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202131 Views

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Two Spirit Inmate’s Arm Broken by Correctional Officer at Port Cartier Institution in Quebec

Abuse of Indigenous Peoples in Canada’s Correctional System Continues without Consequence (August 3, 2021 – Ottawa, ON)- On May 30th, Nick DiNardo, a two spirit inmate at the Port Cartier correctional institution had their arm broken by a correctional officer. Nick’s condition was not adequately evaluated following the incident, and they were not taken to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202185 Views

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Letter to the Minister of Justice Canada, Mr. David Lametti, regarding the Mumilaaq Qaqqaq petition

Dear Minister Lametti, I am writing to you today to express the concerns of Quebec Native Women (hereafter QNW) regarding the deep wounds caused by the residential school system in Canada. Our mission is to defend the human rights of Indigenous women and their families, both collectively and individually, and to advocate for the needs […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2021133 Views

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STOPMTL.ca: First interactive map to self-report police stops in Montreal

July 14, 2021 INRS leads innovative open data research project to serve citizens and communities. The STOPMTL.ca website is part of a research project that aims to produce quantitative data on the social and spatial distribution of police stops in Montreal. Montrealers will now be able to self-report their police stop experiences through the STOPMTL.ca […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202140 Views

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Long Point First Nation in Winneway says it has waited too long for a local police force – Montreal Gazette

Jul 13, 2021 After 15 years, talks with Quebec have gone nowhere. Members of the Long Point First Nation living in Winneway, 80 kilometres south of Rouyn-Noranda in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, don’t have a local police department more than a decade after negotiations began with the Quebec government, a situation Chief Steeve Mathias decried Monday. The community […]

by ahnationtalk on July 14, 202135 Views

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Thousands of people in Montreal march in honour of Indigenous children on Canada Day – Global News

July 1, 2021 Thousands of people gathered at Jeanne-Mance Park in Montreal on Thursday, Canada Day, to honour the memory of more than 1,000 Indigenous children whose remains have been found in the last few weeks on the grounds of former residential schools across the country. Indigenous and non-Indigenous people came dressed in orange sweaters […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 202145 Views

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Towards the creation of a Mohawk Police Service in Kanesatake

KANESATAKE, QC, June 16, 2021  – The Mohawk Council of Kanesatake would like to issue the following statement following Quebec’s openness towards the creation of a Mohawk Community Policing Service in Kanesatake. The Mohawk Council of Kanesatake is both pleased and surprised with Quebec’s Prime Minister and Public Security Minister’s recent displays of openness in the media to actively work towards a tri-partite agreement […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202142 Views

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Cree plan candlelight vigils instead of Canada Day – CBC

Jun 16, 2021 Chisasibi youth and Cree women’s association among groups calling for cancellations For one youth council, cancelling Canada Day may be the best way for the youth of Chisasibi, Que., to both honour the Indigenous children whose remains were found in Kamloops, B.C. and to start difficult but important conversations locally about the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202142 Views

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Cree Nation Response to Indian Residential Schools

JUNE 14, 2021 This morning, leadership from the Cree Nation Government, Cree Nation of Chisasibi, Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay, and Cree School Board have presented their position on the fight against the legacy of damage caused by the Indian Residential School experience in Canada. Grand Chief Dr Abel Bosum […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202150 Views

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