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RCMP: National Indigenous Peoples Day – Read about some of our projects and initiatives

The RCMP has a proud history of more than 140 years of service to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. Today, we work in more than 600 Indigenous communities across Canada. Read about some of our activities and initiatives. An Eagle Staff to honour and acknowledge First Nations people in Canada Staff Sgt. Jeff Poulette […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20187 Views

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N.B. police lay charges in hit and run death of young Aboriginal man – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018 SAINT-CHARLES, N.B. _ There was relief on a New Brunswick First Nation Wednesday, after police laid charges in a hit-and-run death that left residents grieving and seeking justice. “We’re extremely happy,” said Ruth Levi, a band councillor and director of social services at the Elsipogtog reserve. Brady Francis, a well-liked […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20189 Views

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MMIWG: Official Statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 20, 2018 On June 5th, I announced I would take time to reflect, analyze and consider my future participation in the National Inquiry in light of the Government of Canada’s deeply regrettable decision to deny the full extension requested by the Commissioners. Fully committed to my role as a Commissioner, I have always felt […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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N.B. police lay charges in hit and run death of young Aboriginal man – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018 SAINT-CHARLES, N.B. _ Police have charged a New Brunswick man in a hit-and-run death that left a First Nation grieving and seeking justice. Maurice Johnson, a 56-year-old man from Saint-Charles, N.B., was charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving bodily harm or death. Brady Francis, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20187 Views

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Millbrook First Nation starts anti-racism video campaign – CTV

June 18, 2018 “It’s not okay.” Those three simple words are driving a video campaign that began in Millbrook, N.S., after a First Nations hockey team was taunted in Quebec last month with racial slurs and bigoted behaviour. That video struck a nerve with many Indigenous people, including Millbrook First Nation Chief Bob Gloade. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20189 Views

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Halifax police commissioners welcome first Indigenous board member – CBC

Anthony Thomas is a member of Sipekne’katik First Nation Jun 19, 2018 The Halifax Board of Police Commissioners held a swearing-in ceremony for its first Indigenous member, Anthony Thomas, on Monday. Thomas said it’s time his community was represented on the board. “The people I’ve told are quite happy, quite pleased,” said Thomas, “So I […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20189 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Parsons to Attend Summit on Criminal Justice System in Gander

June 13, 2018 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will deliver opening remarks at a justice summit tomorrow (Thursday, June 14). The minister will speak at 9:30 a.m. at the Albatross Hotel, 114 Trans-Canada Highway, Gander. The day-long event, organized by the Department of Justice and Public Safety, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201815 Views

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Backgrounder: Government of Canada – National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

From: Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Backgrounder Ending violence against Indigenous women and girls is a top priority for the Government of Canada. On June 5, 2018, Minister Carolyn Bennett and senior officials from Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Public Safety, Indigenous Services Canada, Status of Women Canada and Justice Canada held a media […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201811 Views

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BR NS Auditor Justice – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 30, 2018 HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s justice minister says while the province is making progress in its collection of court-ordered spousal and child support payments, there’s clearly “a lot more” work to do. Mark Furey is reacting to a report by auditor general Michael Pickup who says the province […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201811 Views

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Decision reveals racist bullying at Halifax bus garage: ‘Minorities not welcome’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 29, 2018  HALIFAX _ A bus mechanic married to an African Nova Scotian woman was subjected to a poisonous work environment riddled with unchecked racial discrimination and harassment, according to a provincial Human Rights Commission board of inquiry. A decision released Tuesday said management at the Halifax Transit maintenance yard allowed a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201816 Views

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