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NS Human Rights Decision – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 29, 2018 HALIFAX – A Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission board of inquiry has found a bus mechanic married to an African Nova Scotian woman was subjected to a poisonous work environment riddled with unchecked racial discrimination and harassment. In a decision released today, independent board chairwoman Lynn Connors […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201815 Views

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Man arrested after shots fired at RCMP detachment on N.B. First Nation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 22, 2018  TOBIQUE, N.B. _ One man is in custody after shots were fired into the RCMP detachment on the Tobique First Nation in western New Brunswick. Cpl. Jullie Rogers-Marsh says officers arrived at the detachment on Sunday to find several bullet holes in the side and the back of the building. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201815 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights OTTAWA, May 17, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde’s said the report by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201820 Views

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NS Government: Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault Expanded

May 16, 2018 Survivors of sexual assault will have access to 11 more lawyers providing free, independent legal advice. A federal-provincial pilot project gives assault survivors up to four hours of free legal advice. Eleven lawyers from across the province are being added, for a total of 19 lawyers providing advice. “Survivors of sexual assault […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201816 Views

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Minister Wilson-Raybould reaffirms Canada’s commitment to justice reform at the United Nations

May 15, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Department of Justice Canada Canada is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and on building a system that is more just, compassionate and fair. This week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 27th Annual Session of the United Nations Commission […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201813 Views

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Child protection laws to get first update since 2011 – CBC

Bill 14, announced today, focuses on Indigenous families and needs of older youth May 15, 2018 Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, provided details of Bill 14, An Act Respecting Children, Youth and Families in St. John’s today. The Act would replace the current Children and Youth Care and Protection Act, which came into […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada to intervene in Trans Mountain Pipeline reference

From: Department of Justice Canada Statement May 3, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, issued the following statement: “The Government of Canada will intervene in the constitutional reference question filed by the Government of British Columbia under the BC […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201820 Views

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NB Government: New protection measures available for victims of intimate partner violence

May 01, 2018 MONCTON (GNB) – The Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act was proclaimed today in order to activate new mechanisms that can help victims of intimate partner violence. “The proclamation today of this stand-alone legislation to support victims of intimate partner violence is an important step in supporting vulnerable New Brunswickers in their time […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201820 Views

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Three Young People Lost in Nisichawayasihk First Nation – NetNewsLedger

30 April 2018 Treaty One Territory – The Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) is in mourning after the loss of three young people on the Nisichawayasihk First Nation. “We are heartbroken to hear of this tragedy and our hearts and prayers go out to the families and the community of Nisichawayasihk. Words cannot convey the enormity […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201816 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools healing and commemoration

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by aanationtalk on April 25, 201825 Views

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