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CAP Ends Federal Litigation for Equitable COVID-19 Funding to Provide Urgent Emergency Support

OTTAWA, ON, July 10, 2020 – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its Provincial/Territorial Organizations (PTOs) have filed a notice of discontinuance related to its court application against the Government of Canada for inequitable COVID-19 funding for off-reserve Indigenous peoples. This comes as CAP and its PTOs have received Federal funding of approximately $5.5 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 20205 Views

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Agreement reached on Indigenous monitoring of Trans Mountain – BIV

The Canada Energy Regulator, Trans Mountain and the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and Existing Pipeline have reached a joint agreement on Indigenous monitoring. Earlier this year, leaders from all three organizations endorsed the initiative, which is aimed at identifying opportunities to improve TMC’s and the IAMC-TMX’s respective Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 20205 Views

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Robinson-Huron treaty money lawsuit gets nod from Superior Court judge; Crown’s defence pleas come up short – Manitoulin Expositor

July 8, 2020 SUDBURY – Justice Patricia Hennessy issued her ruling on the second of three phases in the Robinson-Huron Treaty (RHT) annuities case on Friday, June 26, a decision that recommended Canada and Ontario resolve the dispute with the 21 plaintiff First Nations over resource extraction stipends for RHT territories that have been frozen […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 20204 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde happy to see Robinson-Huron Treaty annuities case move one step closer to providing justice for First Nations

AFN National Chief Bellegarde happy to see Robinson-Huron Treaty annuities case move one step closer to providing justice for First Nations June 30, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) said he is pleased that the Robinson-Huron Treaty annuities case was successful in its second phase of […]

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Court rules in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries – Sudbury.com

First Nations, Crown move on to third phase of lawsuit over lack of treaty payment increases Justice Patricia Hennessey has ruled in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries in the second phase of a lawsuit launched by 21 First Nations against the federal and provincial governments over treaty annuity payments. Hennessy ruled in December 2018 during phase […]

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Aamjiwnaang member fighting Ford government’s climate plan in court – The Sarnia Journal

June 23, 2020 An Aamjiwnaang First Nation member is one of seven young people who have taken Ontario to court for not doing enough to prevent climate change. Beze Grey, 25, says the Ford government violated their Charter rights to life, liberty and security of person when it weakened provincial climate targets in 2018. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20209 Views

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Federal court approves Sixties Scoop settlement – Manitoulin Expositor

June 17, 2020 Order to issue payments now before the Ontario Superior Court OTTAWA – On June 1, the Federal Court of Canada issued approval under the seal of Justice Edward P. Belobaba of an order allowing Collectiva, the administrator of the ‘60s Scoop class action, to issue interim payments of $21,000 to all eligible class members. The ruling […]

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Indian day school survivors to no longer be allowed to modify their claims in national settlement – CBC

Not allowing changes runs counter to concept of progressive disclosure, says lawyer Jun 11, 2020 After June 15, survivors of Indian day schools will no longer be allowed to resubmit or modify the level of compensation they’re seeking under the legal settlement for harms suffered while attending the federally operated schools. Some survivors and advocates […]

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Federal court approves interim payment to eligible ’60s Scoop survivors – APTN News

Jun 01, 2020 12,500 eligible survivors will receive interim payments of $21,000 to start Compensation cheques will soon be in the mail for eligible ‘60s Scoop survivors after a new payment scheme was approved Monday. The federal court agreed funds can flow to 12,500 survivors whose claims are already approved as part of a $750-million […]

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Tikinagan Child & Family Services grows staff with new role in Thunder Bay – Tbnewswatch.com

Tikinagan is proceeding with its expansion while Dilico seeks a judicial review THUNDER BAY — Tikinagan Child & Family Services has hired dozens of staff to deliver care to clients in the city of Thunder Bay formerly looked after by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care. To date, 70 new positions have been established, and additional hiring is […]

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