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Government of Canada to Fund Crisis Hotlines Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Quebec

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada January 24, 2022 Crisis hotlines are a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence and are critical support services. During the pandemic, organizations operating crisis lines in Quebec reported an increase in the volume of calls, as victims of violence and those seeking related services experienced barriers to safely accessing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202315 Views

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Nunavik police cleared in 2021 incident in which teen died – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 23, 2023 Girl, 14, died in ATV collision in Aupaluk after officers responded to noise complaint Nunavik Police Service will not face charges after prosecutors cleared it of criminal wrongdoing in a 2021 incident in Aupaluk during which a teenage girl died. Quebec’s director of criminal prosecutions announced Wednesday that no charges would be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202311 Views

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Inuk man who died in Montreal jail left on floor for more than 11 hours: coroner – APTN News

Jan 19, 2023 Bobby Kenuajuak died at Bordeaux jail, which will be subject to a public inquiry following the death of another detainee. The 2020 death of a 44-year-old Inuk man at Montreal’s Bordeaux jail might have been prevented had the proper procedures been followed according to a coroner’s report obtained by APTN News. “It […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202311 Views

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Court-ordered community hours go towards healing in Indigenous-led justice efforts in Montreal – CBC

Jan 19, 2023 Mohawk-Cree teepee space helping give Indigenous ex-detainees culture and healing Indigenous people involved with the justice system in the Montreal area — whether they spend time in jail or not — may increasingly be able to carry out court-ordered community service hours doing cultural and healing activities instead of labour. Last fall, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202318 Views

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Indigenous communities denounce underfunding of their police forces – CTV News

Dec. 21, 2022 Indigenous communities are calling on Quebec and the federal government to provide more funding for Indigenous police forces and not to appeal a Quebec Court of Appeal ruling in favour of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan First Nation on this issue. The Quebec Court of Appeal, in a decision rendered on Dec. 15, ruled […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202226 Views

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Unanimous Decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal: Governments urged to end underfunding of Indigenous police services across Canada

MASHTEUIATSH, QC, VANCOUVER, BC and WENDAKE, QC, Dec. 21, 2022– The federal and provincial governments are being called upon to accept the findings of the Quebec Court of Appeal in the matter of the underfunding of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan police services and to end the chronic underfunding of Indigenous police services across the country. In response […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202223 Views

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Systemic racism and discrimination: A clear message sent to the government of Quebec

Kahnawake, December – Quebec Native Women (QNW) held a large gathering this afternoon near the Quebec National Assembly to send a clear message to the government of Prime Minister François Legault: systemic racism and discrimination against Indigenous Peoples, particularly Indigenous women, exists in Quebec, and it is time for the government to recognize this and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202218 Views

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QNW: Systemic racism and discrimination: Major gathering near the National Assembly of Quebec

Kahnawake, November 30th, 2022 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) announces that a gathering will be held on December 3, 2022 at 3:00 pm, near the National Assembly. This event, open to all, has as its objective to denounce the existence of racism and systemic discrimination in Quebec against Indigenous Peoples, and more specifically against Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202227 Views

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He abused dozens of Indigenous children in Ontario. But did Jesuit priest’s painful legacy begin in Montreal? – CBC

2 students at Montreal’s Loyola High School say they were targeted by Fr. George Epoch Nov 14, 2022 As a Jesuit priest in Ontario, George Epoch sexually abused dozens of children in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. But Epoch’s abuse allegedly dates back even earlier, to the 1950s, when he taught at Loyola High School, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 2022135 Views

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Raising awareness in Québec about the new conversion therapy offences in the Criminal Code and the rights of 2SLGBTQI+ sexual assault survivors

From: Department of Justice Canada November 7, 2022 Diversity and inclusion are among Canada’s greatest strengths. Everyone should be able to live a true and authentic life, free from violence and discrimination, no matter who they are or who they love. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 202233 Views

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