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Provincial Government Invests in Restorative Justice Initiative

May 26, 2022 Today, the Honourable John Hogan, QC, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General and the Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Education announced $600,000 in funding to a restorative justice initiative led by Relationships First: Restorative Justice Education Consortium-NL. Relationships First: Restorative Justice Education Consortium-NL, which is chaired by Dr. Dorothy […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20225 Views

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Mi’kmaw Chiefs Support Wolastoqey Nation’s Calls for Justice Improvements

Mi’kma’ki – The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly) are showing support and solidary with the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick as they call for an Indigenous-led inquiry into systemic racism in the justice system. The Assembly sees this as a necessity across Canada, including Nova Scotia. Stemming from the inquiry into the death […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 20229 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 20229 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 202251 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 20228 Views

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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, 202210 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202214 Views

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Former RCMP officer creates video re-enactment of the night Chantel Moore was shot – APTN News

May 18, 2022 The inquest into the death of Chantel Moore, a 26-year-old woman originally from Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation in British Columbia and killed by police conducting a wellness check in June of 2020 continued Wednesday. Retired RCMP officer, Jean Rene Levesque, who assisted in the investigation, was asked if he had any dealings with […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20229 Views

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Indigenous women more likely to face violence in their lifetime, says new report – CBC

May 18, 2022 Statistics Canada report says 63% of Indigenous women have faced physical or sexual assault Sixty-four per cent of Indigenous women in Atlantic Canada have experienced violence, either physical or sexual assault, in their lifetime since the age of 15, according to an April Statistics Canada report. The report says, nationally, 63 per cent of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 20229 Views

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N.B. officer who killed Indigenous woman during wellness check testifies at inquest – CityNews

FREDERICTON — The police officer who fatally shot a 26-year-old Indigenous woman during a wellness check in Edmundston, N.B., two years ago says he doesn’t know why things escalated so quickly. Edmundston police Const. Edmundston police Const. Jeremy Son testified Tuesday at the coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore, who was shot on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202216 Views

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