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Chantel Moore inquest: Chiefs demand systemic racism inquiry – CTV News

May 20, 2022 FREDERICTON – The results of the recent coroner’s inquest into the police killing of an Indigenous woman in New Brunswick demonstrate the urgent need for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism, according to the six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation. The findings and recommendations of the coroner’s jury didn’t address the serious […]

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Mask mandate for schools, early learning and child care centers to end May 24th

May 20, 2022 hief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, announced that Prince Edward Island will be ending the mandate for students and staff to wear masks in early learning and child care centers, K-12 public and private schools and on school buses on May 24, 2022. “The number of cases of COVID-19 in children […]

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Nunatsiavut Assembly: First Minister, Executive Council, Speaker selected

May 20, 2022 Members of the Nunatsiavut Assembly have elected Tony Andersen, an Ordinary Member for Nain, to serve as First Minister of Nunatsiavut, and a new Executive Council and Speaker was appointed during the first sitting of the fifth session of the Nunatsiavut Assembly today in Hopedale. The First Minister oversees the running of […]

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Coroner’s inquest makes recommendations regarding police interventions, training and equipment

20 May 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Recommendations related to police interventions, training and equipment were made following the coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore. The inquest was held May 16-19 in Fredericton. Moore, who lived in Edmundston, died on June 4, 2020, following an Edmundston Police Force intervention that took place at her […]

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Education and empathy: Teaching the truth of Canada’s Indigenous peoples – Government of Prince Edward Island

May 20, 2022 For many, learning is a lifelong process – even for educators. That’s just one reason government established the Indigenous Education Advisory Committee – or IEAC – last year. “Teachers have to learn how to teach students about Indigenous issues,” says Jack Headley, a Social Studies and Innovation Leader with the Department of […]

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Family of Chantel Moore grieving, but hopeful as coroner’s inquest declares homicide – CBC

May 19, 2022 Jury recommends improved police practices, training and outreach to First Nations The mother of Chantel Moore says it hasn’t been an easy process, but she feels like a step has been taken toward positive change following the conclusion Thursday of a coroner’s inquest into her daughter’s death. Inquest jurors acknowledged the “loss […]

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Moore Inquest Prompts Further Calls For Indigenous-Led Inquiry – 91.9 The Bend

May 20, 2022 The jury finding of homicide and recommendations at the inquest into Chantel Moore’s death “does not address the seriousness of the tragedy.” A statement from the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick on Thursday said it also does not address the systemic issues embedded in the justice system. Moore, an Indigenous woman, was […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20228 Views

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Call for Applications – Blue Futures

May 19, 2022 The Students on Ice Foundation is excited to partner with the National Geographic’s Pristine Seas initiative on an exciting Blue Futures Pathways Expedition. This expedition offers a unique experiential learning opportunity for a small group of youth to learn alongside and participate in a Pristine Seas’ film and research expedition aboard the […]

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Chantel Moore’s mother sues Edmundston police officer who shot her Indigenous daughter – CBC

May 19, 2022 Martha Martin’s statement of claim calls actions of officer and city ‘reckless, cavalier’ The mother of Chantel Moore is suing the police officer who fatally shot the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation woman during a wellness check. Chantel Moore, 26, was shot and killed by Edmundston Const. Jeremy Son on June 4, 2020, when […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022 Nova Scotia is reporting 2,513 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 59 hospitalizations and 24 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 16. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care facility outbreaks – and the number of new hospital admissions continue to decline, as they have since the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202211 Views

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