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CHRA Board of Directors Approves New 4 Year Strategic Plan

December 5, 2019 On November 13, the CHRA Board of Directors approved a new 4-year Strategic Plan (PDF) to guide the organization between 2020 and 2024. The Plan was developed with the input of members, the CHRA Board of Directors, and staff. It contains five Key Result Areas – Advocacy, Policy and Research, Member Services, Strategic Partnerships, […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: “Thirty years ago today, at the École Polytechnique de Montréal, 14 young women were murdered in a senseless antifeminist attack. Today, on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on […]

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Supreme Court to rule on cleanup of contaminated Grassy Narrows site – Toronto Star

Dec. 6, 2019 OTTAWA—Two companies are on the hook for looking after a mercury-contaminated site near Ontario’s Grassy Narrows First Nation, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. The 4-3 decision Friday brought some clarity to a long-running dispute over one element of the legacy of environmental poisoning that has caused significant health problems for […]

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Moose Cree Dictionary Book Launch

December 5, 2019 BOOK LAUNCH Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:00 pm @ The Gathering Place (The Gathering Place is located beside the Northern Store entrance at the Moose Cree Complex in Moose Factory) The Language & Culture department is proud to announce the release of the third edition of the Moose Cree dictionary! Join us […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20196 Views

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Anishinabek Nation delegation visits the Navajo Nation to prepare for self-government – Anishinabek News

NIPISSING FIRST NATION— A delegation on behalf of the Anishinabek Nation made a quick visit to Arizona recently to learn more about how the Navajo Nation runs its government. Southeast Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief James Marsden led the team consisting of Chief Governance Negotiator Martin Bayer, Fiscal Relations Support Advisor Jidé Afolabi and Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20194 Views

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Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility

Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. Today, we remember and pay tribute to the women who have lost their lives to violence. Three decades after the 1989 Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, women continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20194 Views

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Rama event aids women in need – OrilliaMatters

Sharing WITH Our Sisters saw bags filled with items for Barrie Native Friendship Centre The Sharing WITH Our Sisters Tea and Jamm was hosted by Dawn Ireland of Cedar Place in Rama on the weekend. We gathered some 30 previously loved handbags, filling them with donated personal hygiene products and more for women in need. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20198 Views

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Throne Speech addresses CMA’s calls for federal leadership on health

December 5, 2019 The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is pleased to see today’s Speech from the Throne reflect the need to increase our support for health care in Canada. Specifically, the CMA is encouraged by the government’s emphasis in today’s address to improving access to primary care and pharmacare as prominent health care priorities. These […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20194 Views

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See something? Say something – Simcoe Reformer

December 5, 2019 The public is often told to “Say something if you see something” when confronted with suspicious behaviour. This extends to the abuse and potential abuse of women. “As a man, an employer, a friend – what do I do if I suspect a woman is being abused?” Simcoe Coun. Ian Rabbitts asked […]

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ITK Welcomes Commitments of Speech from the Throne

December 5, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami welcomes the affirmation in today’s Speech from the Throne that reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples remains a core priority for this government. We are encouraged by commitments to close the infrastructure gap by 2030, co-develop legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

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