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Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Awarded to Projects Throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

January 31, 2023 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, today announced investments of $241,500 in 16 projects through the Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Program. This year’s funded projects include initiatives focused on developing public awareness, education and training materials; leadership development; building community capacity; and enhancing opportunities for healing. Details […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202327 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Pam Parsons to Announce Recipients of Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Program

January 30, 2023 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will announce the recipients of the 2022-23 Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Program tomorrow (Tuesday, January 31). The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Stephenville Lion’s Club, 2 Woodland Street, Stephenville. Minister Parsons will be joined by representatives from the Newfoundland […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202317 Views

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Feds fund cultural awareness teacher, community-based services to tackle high rates of Inuit in justice system – National Observer

January 20th 2023 Ottawa is providing $1.16 million to help the Nunatsiavut government address the overrepresentation of Inuit in Newfoundland and Labrador’s justice system. The funding, announced by Justice Minister David Lametti on Thursday, will create an Inuit cultural awareness educator position, fund a family violence prevention program and provide money to expand access to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202310 Views

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Addressing the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice system in Nunatsiavut

From: Department of Justice Canada January 19, 2023 Advancing reconciliation requires supporting culturally appropriate, Indigenous-led and community-based justice services, and building policies informed by the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples. These are key to achieving systemic change in our justice system. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Gary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202311 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement

From: Department of Justice Canada Media advisory The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., K.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, will announce funding to help address the overrepresentation of Inuit in the justice system in the Nunatsiavut region in Labrador. Date: Thursday, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202311 Views

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WNNB Justice Summit – Jan 27, 2023

The Justice Summit will be an opportunity for members of the six Wolastoqey communities to learn about the justice work that WNNB is doing. When and where Date and time Fri, 27 January 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM AST Location Delta Hotels by Marriott Fredericton 225 Woodstock Road Fredericton, NB E3B 2H8 Canada About […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202312 Views

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They don’t have much of a system:’ Advocates, experts call for better Gladue reporting in N.B. – CBC

Jan 11, 2023 Recent report on systemic racism in N.B. called for developing Gladue reporting expertise Jared Sacobie, a 32-year-old Wolastoqew man, has had numerous pre-sentencing reports while in the justice system, but none were conducted by an Indigenous person or person with connections to his community and none were true Gladue reports. Gladue reports, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202312 Views

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Provincial Indigenous Women’s Reconciliation Council to be Established to Support Efforts Related to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People

November 30, 2022 Yesterday, at the 17th annual Provincial Indigenous Women’s Gathering, the Honourable Dr. Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by the Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, and the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation, to announce the Provincial Government’s commitment to establish a Provincial Indigenous Women’s Reconciliation Council. The formation […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202222 Views

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Purple Ribbon Flag Raised at Confederation Building to Mark 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 25, 2022 Today the Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, hosted a flag raising event at Confederation Building to mark the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, also known as the Purple Ribbon Campaign. Newfoundland and Labrador recognizes the Purple Ribbon Campaign each year, which starts on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202235 Views

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Media Advisory: Purple Ribbon Flag Raising Event to be Held at Confederation Building

November 24, 2022 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will host a flag raising event tomorrow (Friday, November 25) to mark the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, also known as the Purple Ribbon Campaign. The event will take place in the lobby of East Block, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202230 Views

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