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Duff vs. Town of New Glasgow Board of Inquiry

October 18, 2021 An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Kaitlin Duff vs. the Town of New Glasgow will begin Monday, October 25, in Stellarton. Ms. Duff alleges that the respondent discriminated against her based on gender and her ethnic, national or aboriginal origin while she was employed by the respondent. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20217 Views

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NL Government: Joint Statement on Injunction Application

September 24, 2021 The following is a joint statement on behalf of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Government of Canada and the Innu Nation: The Parties have requested the Court defer releasing a decision on the injunction application to provide an opportunity for discussions to take place. The Parties will not be commenting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2021143 Views

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Islanders asked to give feedback on Child Protection Act consultation draft

September 22, 2021 Islanders can provide their input for the Child Protection Act consultation draft through online submissions beginning today. The Act is reviewed every five years by an advisory committee on behalf of the Minister of Social Development and Housing. This year, the Child Protection Act Review Committee held public, stakeholder and key information […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202124 Views

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Innu sue province, feds over Muskrat Falls rate mitigation deal – The Independent

August 12, 2021 Lawsuit filed day after Canadian Human Rights Commission report slams Canada’s track record with Innu and urges new approach to negotiations. Innu in Labrador are suing Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador over a financial agreement they say violates their rights as Indigenous people. The move comes just a day […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 202143 Views

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AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation

AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation SUMMARY: Lac Seul First Nation has won an appeal to have damages reviewed for historical flooding on its lands and confirming the Crown’s fiduciary duties to Indigenous peoples. The Supreme Court of Canada on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021113 Views

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NL Government: Ministers Table Report on Child Welfare Services to Indigenous Children, Youth and Families 2019-20

June 24, 2021 In the House of Assembly this week, the Honourable John G. Abbott, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, in collaboration with the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation and Labrador Affairs, tabled the Report on Child Welfare Services to Indigenous Children, Youth and Families 2019-20. This report is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202151 Views

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NL Government: Proposed Amendments to Children, Youth and Families Act Focus on Improving Service Delivery

June 22, 2021 Proposed amendments to the Children, Youth and Families Act underwent second reading in the House of Assembly today. The amendments would build upon the existing legislation by further enhancing service delivery to children and youth in need of protection in Newfoundland and Labrador. The proposed amendments would: Clarify legislative authority to share […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202160 Views

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Wolastoqey chiefs forced to return to the Court of Queen’s Bench to rule on termination of tax revenue sharing agreements

June 22, 2021 (FREDERICTON) – Six Wolastoqey bands have returned to the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick after the Higgs government failed to comply with the requirements of the termination provisions in the tax revenue sharing agreements with the First Nations. An application was made in May to the court to declare that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202150 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Process under way to take over child welfare services

The Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development (DHSD) is developing a plan that will eventually see the transfer of child welfare services from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to the Nunatsiavut Government. “For years the Nunatsiavut Government has recognized the need to explore the devolution of child protection services from the provincial government,” […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202147 Views

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Commissioners Appointed for the Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System

June 10, 2021 The following is a joint statement from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Innu Nation: The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Innu Nation today announced the appointment of retired Provincial Court Judge James Igloliorte as Chief Commissioner for the Commission of Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202177 Views

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