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Assembly Launches Netawey Mobile App for Mi’kmaw Youth and Families

May 24, 2022 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly), through their Maw-Kleyu’kik Knijannaq Initiative (MKK), has launched an interactive mobile app for Mi’kmaw families and youth to easily access child and family welfare information including supports, services and resources. The app named Netawey (pronounced Net-ah-way) means “I speak” and will help to give […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 20228 Views

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GNB: Milestone legislation will focus on child-centred approach, early intervention

18 May 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government introduced new stand-alone child welfare legislation today for the purpose of promoting the interests, protection, participation and well-being of children and youth along with the health and well-being of families. “The Child and Youth Well-Being Act is the result of a comprehensive review of our child […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202212 Views

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Advocate calls for law reform, better protection of children’s rights in province’s child welfare system

13 May 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick must act with more urgency to protect children at risk of harm, according to a new report released today by the Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate. Advocate Kelly Lamrock has released the first of two reports on the province’s child welfare system. Easier To […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202220 Views

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Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System Established

April 29, 2022 The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Innu Nation today announced the launch of the Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System. The Commission of Inquiry has been ordered as a Part II Inquiry under the Public Inquiries Act, 2006. The Provincial Government and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 2022105 Views

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Media Availability: Premier Furey, Deputy Grand Chief Nui and Chief Commissioner Igloliorte Available to Discuss Launch of Innu Inquiry

April 29, 2022 The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Deputy Grand Chief Mary Ann Nui of the Innu Nation, and retired Provincial Court Judge James Igloliorte, Chief Commissioner for the Commission of Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System, will be available today (Friday, April […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202227 Views

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Red Pheasant Cree Nation leadership considering appeal after federal judge annuls 2020 band election – CBC News

Apr 05, 2022 Leadership say they are limited in ability to respond, but that ‘factual errors’ led to miscarriage of justice Red Pheasant Cree Nation’s chief and council say they’re considering an appeal after band members took the nation’s 2020 election results to federal court and won. The case in question named almost all of Red Pheasant’s chief […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202226 Views

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Supreme Court dismisses N.B. government’s attempt to appeal hunter’s Aboriginal rights – CBC

Bathurst-area man was charged after killing a moose in 2010 Mar 24, 2022 The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld an Appeal Court of New Brunswick decision that found a Bathurst-area man was exercising his Aboriginal rights when he shot and killed a moose 12 years ago. In a decision filed Thursday, the Supreme Court of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202232 Views

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Class Action Interview – Native Council of Nova Scotia

Episode 208: Legal Win for Native Council of Nova Scotia After Indian Act chiefs intervened with the province, hunting licences for non-status Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia were taken away. Now, the Native Council of Nova Scotia has scored an important legal win in the battle to reinstate them. This week, we speak with Lorraine Augustine, Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202240 Views

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Class Action Certified by Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

February 7, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chief Lorraine Augustine Organization: Native Council of Nova Scotia Telephone: 1.902.895.1523 Email: [email protected] Website: www.ncns.ca Class Action Certified by Supreme Court of Nova Scotia The Native Council of Nova Scotia announced today that the Nova Scotia Supreme Court has certified a class action for members who had lost […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202249 Views

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New federal, provincial funds to support Indigenous offenders on P.E.I. – CBC

Jan 26, 2022 Up to $100,000 to establish an Indigenous court worker, and enhance other services for offenders A new position has been created to better support Indigenous offenders on P.E.I. — funded through a bilateral agreement between the province and the federal Department of Justice aimed at reducing recidivism and promoting healing. The funding […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202248 Views

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