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Calls to ban birth alerts grow louder as other provinces end controversial practice – CBC

Feb 08, 2021 N.S. says it’s reconsidering alerts that can result in newborns being seized from mothers Nova Scotia is one of the last provinces to still use a controversial practice known as birth alerts that has been widely condemned for targeting Indigenous and other racialized women. A birth alert is when child welfare services notifies a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202127 Views

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New Brunswick First Nations chief calls report into RCMP shooting of Rodney Levi infuriating – The Globe and Mail

The chief of a New Brunswick First Nation that was home to a man killed by the RCMP last year says it was “infuriating” to learn Tuesday that no criminal charges would be laid in the case. In a post on Facebook, Chief Bill Ward of the Metepenagiag First Nation, said his heart is with […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202141 Views

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Statement regarding Crown review of investigation into death of Rodney Levi

26 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued today by Public Prosecutions Services, Office of the Attorney General: The Crown has completed its review of the report from the Bureau des Enquêtes indépendantes du Québec (BEI) of its investigation following the death of Rodney Levi of Metepenagiag First Nation. Mr. Levi died […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202139 Views

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GNB: Coroner’s inquest scheduled

26 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Chief Coroner Jérome Ouellette announced that an inquest into the death of Rodney Levi of Metepenagiag First Nation has been scheduled to begin Oct. 4. Levi died following an RCMP intervention that took place at a residence in Sunny Corner on June 12, 2020. The exact location of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202140 Views

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Update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for missing fishermen

The Nova Scotia RCMP is providing an update on the Chief William Saulis and the search for the missing fishermen. On December 15, 2020 the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre began a search for the Chief William Saulis and its crew when an emergency beacon was activated off on the coast of Delaps Cove. On December 16, with the assistance […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202144 Views

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Mass Casualty Commission Update: Preeminent Experts Secured to Lead the Mass Casualty Commission Teams

Press Release HALIFAX, NS, Jan. 21, 2021 – The Joint Federal/Provincial Inquiry into the April 2020 Nova Scotia Mass Casualty (the “Mass Casualty Commission”) appoints the people who will lead the teams supporting its work. This is a carefully selected group of experienced and dedicated individuals who are among the most highly regarded in the country in their respective fields. They include […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202131 Views

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RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. Saturday morning, January 16, the Nova Scotia and British Columbia RCMP Underwater Recovery Teams (URT), with assistance from the Canadian Coast Guard and Transportation Safety Board, searched a targeted area using side scan sonar and located an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202131 Views

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RCMP update on search for missing fishermen

January 12, 2021 The RCMP is updating on the search for the five missing fishermen from the Chief Williams Saulis fishing vessel. The Nova Scotia RCMP recently received a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) equipped with a Tritech Gemini multi-beam sonar from British Columbia RCMP. This equipment is newer technology then what has previously been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202131 Views

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Rodney Levi’s family asks Quebec investigators to hand over their report on his fatal shooting – CBC

Niece says the pain of a first Christmas without “Uncle Buck” was aggravated by not having answers Jan 08, 2021 Becky Levi says her Uncle Rodney lived with her for years and was just like a child at Christmas. “He loved to play toys with my kids,” said Levi from her home in Red Bank. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2021173 Views

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Evans demands justice minister release more information on Henoche homicide – CBC

Jan 07, 2021 10 officers arrested for manslaughter, negligence still not named in court documents As another day passed and silence persisted around the arrests of 10 penitentiary guards in the killing of an Indigenous inmate, MHA Lela Evans called the quietness shameful and damaging to public trust in justice. The 10 guards have yet to be formally […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202130 Views

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