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Ontario Seeking Applicants for New Fund to Help Survivors of Human Trafficking

April 3, 2017 Ontario is launching a call for applications for the new Anti-Human Trafficking Community Supports Fund, which will support community-based solutions for helping human trafficking survivors and increasing protection for people at risk of being trafficked. The three-year fund will enhance services across Ontario, including: Meeting the complex needs of survivors with easy […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201714 Views

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MMIWG: Date to Apply for Standing Extended to April 18

Deadline for Standing Extended to April 18 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has extended the deadline to April 18 from April 10 for interested parties to apply for standing. The application forms and instructions are available on the National Inquiry’s website, at www.mmiwg-ffada.ca under “Legal Notices and Documents.” There […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 20176 Views

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Report aimed at enhanced civilian oversight of Ontario police out this week – Advocate Daily

TORONTO – Just how Ontario’s police should be policed is the topic of a major report expected Thursday in which a judge with the province’s top court will reveal the results of his comprehensive review of the issue. The 263-page report by the Independent Police Oversight Review is the product of seven months of fact-finding […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 20174 Views

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NAN: National Inquiry into MMIWG

The meetings, which are mandated in the National Inquiry’s Terms of Reference, will soon be held in Whitehorse, Northern British Columbia, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, and Halifax. 2017 Schedule: Whitehorse: April 11, 12 and 13 Edmonton and Thunder Bay: April 18, 19 and 20 Halifax and Winnipeg: May 1, 2 and 3 Northern British […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201716 Views

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Minister of Justice Designates Lawyer Clo Ostrove to the Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry into the Conduct of the Honourable Justice F.J.C. Newbould

From Department of Justice Canada March 31, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice Canada Today, the Minister of Justice advised the Canadian Judicial Council that she will designate lawyer Clo Ostrove to serve on the Council’s Inquiry Committee looking into the conduct of the Honourable Justice F.J.C. Newbould of the Ontario Superior Court […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201744 Views

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NAN calls for inquest on anniversary of tragic fire that killed nine – Sudbury.com

Shoddy building standards, a lack of firefighting equipment and overcrowding all put lives at risk, says Pikangikum First Nation Chief Dean Owen. PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION – On the one-year anniversary of a tragic fire that killed nine people in Pikangikum First Nation, Nishnawbe Aski Nation leaders have called for an inquest into the tragedy. Grand […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201711 Views

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NAN Welcomes CHRT Decision

THUNDER BAY, ON (March 30, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler welcomes yesterday’s ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) supporting NAN’s submissions for immediate relief, and congratulating NAN’s agreements with the Government of Canada on child welfare reform as “carriers of hope”. “I am pleased that the Tribunal has accepted […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201710 Views

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GoFundMe campaign set up for families of children killed in Caledonia crash – CBC

3 young people were killed in the crash, others suffered ‘life-altering injuries:’ police Mar 31, 2017 A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for the families of the young people killed in Caledonia on Wednesday, in what police called a “traumatic” head-on collision. As of Friday morning the campaign had raised close to $8,000.​ Grace […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 20176 Views

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Opinion: Sixties Scoop survivors victimized twice, columnist says – CBC

Survivors should have more say in what happens after Ontario court battle, Steve Bonspiel writes Mar 31, 2017 Survivors of the Sixties Scoop won a big court battle against the Ontario government in mid-February, but the fight is far from over. The children of the government-sponsored Sixties Scoop were treated like experiments as they were […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 20175 Views

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NAN Calls for Fire Inquest on Anniversary of Pikangikum Tragedy

PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION (March 30, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Pikangikum First Nation Chief Dean Owen have called for a coroner’s inquest into Fire Safety in NAN First Nations, on the anniversary of the tragic house fire that claimed nine lives in Pikangikum First Nation last year. “We remember the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201712 Views

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