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Canada committed to ending violence against women and girls

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2015 – Today, the Honourable Pattty A. Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, spoke about the Government of Canada’s commitment to eliminate violence against women and girls to an audience of local, national and international experts and advocates in the area of sexual violence and harassment at an important summit hosted by […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2015620 Views

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Concrete gestures pointing in the right direction following the courageous revelations by Aboriginal women

VAL-D’OR, QC, Nov. 4, 2015 – The Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre (VDNFC) welcomes the investments announced by the premier of Quebec concerning the services offered to the Aboriginal community in Val-d’Or. “We can look to the future with the hope of seeing a genuine desire take root to rectify the historical injustices perpetrated against Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2015640 Views

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Aboriginal women victims of violence – A Meeting with the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador: The premier of Quebec Philippe Couillard Announces measures to improve the living conditions of Aboriginal women

MONTREAL, Nov. 4, 2015 – Earlier today, the Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard, together with the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, the Minister for Rehabilitation, Youth Protection and Public Health, Lucie Charlebois, and the Member for Abitibi-Est, Guy Bourgeois, met with the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador to improve the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2015498 Views

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Meeting with the Premier: The Chiefs of the AFNQL Reiterate their Call for an Independent Commission of Inquiry on Policing Services

MONTREAL, Nov. 4, 2015  – At the conclusion of a two-hour meeting with Quebec’s Premier, Philippe Couillard, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) maintains its call for an independent public commission of inquiry on the relationships between police authorities and the members of First Nations in Quebec. The Chiefs who gathered this morning for […]

by pmnationtalk on November 4, 2015630 Views

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Call to action by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government following revelations of Radio-Canada report – Enquête concerning abuse of First Nations women

VAL-D’OR, QC, Oct. 27, 2015- After a call to rally from AFNQL’s Chief Ghislain Picard, Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come travelled to Val-d’Or to participate in a meeting of Quebec Chiefs after the revelations courageously brought forth by Bianca Moushoun, Angela King, and Priscilla Papatie during a report of Radio-Canada’s investigative program “Enquête” were […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2015615 Views

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Coalition on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls Demands Provincial Accountability for Deleted Emails regarding Highway of Tears

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C.- October 27, 2015) A Coalition on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls is extremely upset that the BC Information and Privacy Commissioner has found that Ministry of Transportation staff willfully deleted emails related to the Highway of Tears, a remote stretch of Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Prince George, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 28, 2015601 Views

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Troubling revelations on fate of aboriginal women: Abitibiwinni urges Quebec and federal government action, and calls for justice for First Nations people

PIKOGAN, QC, Oct. 23, 2015 – The Council of the Abitibiwinni First Nation, a community that is directly affected by the troubling revelations aired last night on the Radio-Canada program Enquête, has no intention of letting the story pass without taking action. It is encouraging the federal and Quebec governments to take exceptional measures, including […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2015593 Views

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A call for action to eliminate violence and abuse towards Aboriginal women

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 23, 2015 – The Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (RCAAQ) urgently calls on the Government of Quebec to devote the efforts and resources needed to halt the violence and abuse being committed against Aboriginal women in Quebec. Radio-Canada’s program Enquête presented testimonies by Aboriginal women of having been victims of sexual […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2015714 Views

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Reaction Of Grand Council Of The Crees (eeyou Istchee)/ Cree Nation Government To Radio-canada Report – Enquête Concerning Abuse Of First Nations Women

NEMASKA, Eeyou Istchee (October 23, 2015) – It is with anger, shame and pain that the Cree Nation witnesses the exposure of the systemic abuse that First Nation Women are suffering at the hands of the people mandated with protecting the vulnerable and ensuring the safety of all people. Before addressing the abuses that are […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2015557 Views

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Inauguration of the Nemaska Justice Facility by the Grand Council of the Crees/Cree Nation Government and the Government of Québec

NEMASKA, Québec, October 13, 2015 – Today, Rodney Mark, Deputy Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Vice-Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, inaugurated the Justice Facility in the community of Nemaska in the presence of the Minister of Justice, Attorney General of Québec and Minister responsible for the Status […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015518 Views

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