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Deadline Monday as Kahnawà:ke Justice Commission seeks new members

Kahnawake – 7, Ohiarí:ha/June 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to remind the community that the Kahnawà:ke Justice Commission (“the Commission”) is seeking two community representatives to serve as members of the Commission. The deadline to apply is this coming Monday, June 13, 2022. Roles and Responsibilities include: Providing oversight to MCK Justice Services; […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202260 Views

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A national shame,’ say advocates about lack of progress on MMIWG action plan – CBC

It’s been a year since the national action plan was released Jun 03, 2022 A year into a national action plan to end violence against Indigenous women, advocates say little has been done and more accountability is needed from the federal government. “It is with deep disappointment and frustration that I say the lack of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202261 Views

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Chantal Moore Decision Underscores Need for Huge Shift in Policing in Canada: Assembly of First Nations

(Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and Wendake) – The jury in the coroner’s inquest into the fatal police shooting of Chantal Moore has ruled her death a homicide. The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) and Quebec and Labrador Regional (APNQL) Chief Ghislain Picard are calling for a total overhaul of policing across the country, starting […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202263 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding support for Fédération des Communautés Culturelles de l’Estrie to address gender-based violence

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada May 6, 2022 – Sherbrooke, Quebec – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant barrier to achieving gender equality, and it is preventable. The Government of Canada is committed to preventing and addressing GBV in all its forms. Today, Élisabeth Brière, Member of Parliament for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 2022128 Views

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Indigenous women’s groups denounce Human Rights Commission’s silence on inquiry into systemic racism at Batshaw

Montreal, April 19, 2022 – Exactly six months after it asked the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission to launch an inquiry on its own initiative into systemic racism in employment and service delivery at Batshaw Youth and Family Centers, the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal (NWSM) still has not received any response. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202295 Views

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The Rights of First Nations Children in Quebec – We Are Losing Hope

WENDAKE, QC, April 11, 2022  – The Assembly First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and its Commission on Health and Social Services have been closely following the work of the Parliamentary Commission on Bill 15, An Act to amend the Youth Protection Act, since its inception. The AFNQL expresses its consternation and serious preoccupation with the absence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2022136 Views

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Red Pheasant Cree Nation leadership considering appeal after federal judge annuls 2020 band election – CBC News

Apr 05, 2022 Leadership say they are limited in ability to respond, but that ‘factual errors’ led to miscarriage of justice Red Pheasant Cree Nation’s chief and council say they’re considering an appeal after band members took the nation’s 2020 election results to federal court and won. The case in question named almost all of Red Pheasant’s chief […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202292 Views

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Measures to support vulnerable youth in Montréal a priority for the Government of Canada

From: Department of Justice Canada March 18, 2022 – Montréal, Québec – Department of Justice Canada Across the country, governments, police, lawyers, judges and community groups are working in close partnership with communities and families to prevent youth crime and to ensure a fair and effective youth justice system. The Government of Canada is proud […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202284 Views

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Revitalization of Indigenous laws in Québec a priority for the Government of Canada

From: Department of Justice Canada News release March 17, 2022 The Government of Canada is committed to walking the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and remains focused on renewing this relationship. This includes recognizing Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination, supporting the revitalization of Indigenous legal systems and traditions, as well as acknowledging the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202285 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous laws

From: Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement related to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 50. He will be joined by Chief Thomas Neeposh from the Cree Nation of Mistissini. Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022 Time: 9:15 a.m. (ET) […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202279 Views

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