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MMIWG: Moving Forward Together to Reclaim Power and Place

June 21, 2019 On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, we are at a critical moment in Canada’s history. On June 3, 2019, we released a comprehensive report, Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, that documents the truths of more than 2,380 family […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20196 Views

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Community celebrates student accomplishments at Gold River Eagle Feather Youth Program closing ceremony

On June 11, 15 First Nation middle and high school students from Acadia First Nation and the surrounding Chester area gathered at the Gold River Community Centre with family, volunteers, community leaders and invited guests to celebrate their completion of the Gold River Eagle Feather Youth Program. The program has been operating for two years […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201917 Views

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Anniversary of Bernice Rich’s murder marked by community walk – CBC

People in Natuashish walked for all missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls Jun 14, 2019 Parents held their children’s hands. Men in the community prayed. And others wore purple as they walked side by side, through Natuashish on Thursday to remember Bernice Rich and all other missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Rich […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201915 Views

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NS Government: Applications Open for Crime Prevention Funding

June 10, 2019 Nova Scotia communities, organizations and law enforcement agencies can apply for funding to help in their efforts to combat and address the impacts of crime and violence. Funding through the Community Crime Intervention Initiative will support the development of programs and increased resources. “Crime affects us all, it undermines our safety and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201921 Views

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$59-thousand awarded to address intimate partner violence in New Brunswick

The national RCMP Family Violence Initiative Fund (FVIF) has awarded a total of $59-thousand to support initiatives in New Brunswick. The Elsipogtog After-School program, an extended collaboration between Elsipogtog Child and Family Services, and Eastern Door, will receive a $20-thousand community grant. The money will be used to engage First Nations youth aged 11-15 in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201940 Views

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The report on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls calls for sweeping justice reform. Here’s what that would require – Toronto Star

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls report lays out in undeniable detail how Indigenous women and girls have been discriminated against, harmed by and failed throughout the criminal justice system. The report’s 231 calls for justice — many of which have been advocated for previously in past reviews and reports […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201932 Views

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Policing in Indigenous Communities

Public Safety Canada provides funding to support policing services that are professional, dedicated and responsive to the First Nation and Inuit communities they serve. The Program operates in accordance with the First Nations Policing Policy, a national framework for the provision of policing services in First Nation and Inuit communities. Policing services are supported through […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201938 Views

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Persistent, Deliberate, Continuing Violations of Rights: MMIWG Inquiry Calls for Massive Shift on All Levels – VOCM

The final report of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls calls such violence a type of genocide, and a crisis in Canada. The report, titled Reclaiming Power and Place, brings over 230 calls for justice following a two-year Inquiry into the roots of violence against Indigenous women throughout the country. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201932 Views

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Cape Breton woman hopes inquiry will reopen case involving her sister’s death – CTV Atlantic News

June 4, 2019 The sister of a Mi’kmaw woman who was found dead in Sydney harbour 18 years ago believes she was murdered and was hoping the report of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women would have more answers for families like hers. The Sydney boardwalk is a beautiful spot to enjoy […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201933 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: President responds to release of ‘Reclaiming Power and Place’

June 3, 2019 The following statement was issued today by Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe upon the release of “Reclaiming Power and Place,” the report on the first National Inquiry into Missing Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada: “First of all I want to acknowledge Labrador Inuit who participated and spoke during the truth gathering […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 201935 Views

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