You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

First Nation wants Mi’kmaw woman’s human rights complaint ‘disposed of,’ a year after her death – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201828 Views

Human Rights Commission pursuing late woman’s case ‘in best interest of justice’

Jan 10, 2018

The family of a Mi’kmaw woman who died during the long wait for her human rights case over accessible housing to be heard says it’s “insulting” that the defendants are trying to have the case dismissed.

Representatives of Wagmatcook Mi’kmaq First Nation were in Halifax Federal Court Wednesday to ask for the “setting aside” of a Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) inquiry into the case of Wagmatcook community member, Annie Oleson, who died in February 2017.

Oleson and her son, Joey, filed a CHRC complaint in 2014, claiming that Oleson was being discriminated against based on her disability because the Wagmatcook band had not accommodated her need for a wheelchair-accessible home.

Read More:

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More