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Statement by Minister O’Regan in Response to Federal Court of Appeal Decision on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

From: Natural Resources Canada February 4, 2020 The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold the Order in Council approving the Trans Mountain Expansion project: The Government of Canada welcomes the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA). […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202042 Views

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Ministry approves agency advancement – Anishinabek News

DOKIS FIRST NATION – Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services (NCFS) is advancing towards a historical designation as an Indigenous Child Welfare Agency, after receiving the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCCSS) approval to advance to Stage 3 – Transition Stage, as part of the 5-Stage Ministerial process. The correspondence was received from Assistant Deputy […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202033 Views

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Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services launches new website – Anishinabeknews.ca

NIIJAANSINAANIK CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES HEAD OFFICE (December 18, 2019) –We are pleased to announce that the Niijaansinaanik Child and Family Services website is now online at www.niijcfs.com. The new website features: Organizational History, Child and Family Services, Cultural Services, News, Events, Careers, Policies, information on how to become an Alternative Caregiver, and more. In […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202046 Views

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‘We want young people calling us directly’: head of the new children and youth unit in the Ontario ombudsman’s office

January 10, 2020 The message Ontario’s Ombudsman Paul Dubé and the head of his office’s new children and youth unit want to share with young people across the province is: if you have a question, call. The relatively new unit, headed by Diana Cooke, has a mandate to promote respect for the rights of children […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202034 Views

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The Supreme Court Of British Columbia Failed To Consider The Fundamental Principle Of Reconciliation In The Coastal Gaslink Pipeline Ltd. V. Huson

THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA FAILED TO CONSIDER THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE OF RECONCILIATION IN THE COASTAL GASLINK PIPELINE LTD. V. HUSON OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association in Canada (“IBA”) is of the view that the Supreme Court of British Columbia failed to consider the fundamental principle of reconciliation in the Coastal GasLink […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 202086 Views

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An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families

An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families NOVEMBER 8, 2019 New federal child welfare legislation, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children youth and families, is coming into force on January 1, 2020. This legislation will bring significant positive changes to First Nations Child and Family Services, while […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202052 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Government of Quebec Must Reconsider Proposed Legal Action on Indigenous Child Welfare Act

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Government of Quebec Must Reconsider Proposed Legal Action on Indigenous Child Welfare Act December 20, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Government of Quebec’s decision to request that the Quebec Court of Appeal rule on the constitutionality of Bill C-92, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202044 Views

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Amnesty International to intervene in historic Supreme Court carbon pricing challenge

December 09, 2019 Amnesty International will appear as an intervening party before the Supreme Court of Canada in Saskatchewan and Ontario’s historic legal challenges of the federal carbon pricing plan. The two cases will be heard jointly on March 24-25, 2020. The human rights organization was granted leave to intervene on December 4. This case […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201941 Views

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Supreme Court sides with Ontario against previous owners of abandoned Dryden mercury disposal site – APTN News

December 6, 2019 Canada’s Supreme Court sided with Ontario Friday on who bears responsibility for remediating a mercury waste disposal site on Ontario’s Wabigoon and English rivers. The contamination damaged the health and livelihood of multiple generations on Grassy Narrows and Islington First Nations downstream. In a written decision, the court concluded Resolute FP Inc. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201957 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201939 Views

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