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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20187 Views

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In Canada, more than a million people have donned a piece of moose hide to stamp out violence against women – National Observer

October 19th 2018 Hundreds of people gathered on a cold, crisp Thursday in Ottawa to honour a national movement against violence towards Indigenous and non-Indigenous women and children. The third national gathering of the Moose Hide Campaign included a day of fasting, workshops and speeches, a “walk to end violence” to Parliament Hill and in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20186 Views

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Group hosts fast to demonstrate against domestic violence – Timmins Daily Press

On Thursday, the friendship centre invited men to fast from sunrise to sunset as a demonstration of support to end violence against women. October 19, 2018 Gender inequality was never part of Indigenous tradition or culture. In fact, many First Nation communities in Ontario and the West Coast were matriarchal societies, where women held influential […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20182 Views

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Shoal Lake #39 Death Being Treated As Suspicious – 89.5 The Lake FM

October 19, 2018 The OPP is investigating the death of a 72-year-old woman from the Shoal Lake #39 First Nation. The investigation began last Friday when the Treaty Three Police requested assistance with a suspicious death investigation. A post-mortem exam was conducted this week in Toronto, but the cause of death has not been released. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20184 Views

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Supreme Court to hear case on clean up of mercury at northern Ontario mill site – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 18, 2018 OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear a legal dispute over whether the Ontario government can force Weyerhaeuser Co. and Resolute Forest Products to clean up a contaminated site upstream of the Grassy Narrows First Nation. The two sides have been at odds since the province […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20186 Views

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Statement on National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting

October 18, 2018 – On behalf of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Commissioner Brian Eyolfson made the following statement in recognition of the National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting: “The devastation caused by the national tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2SLQBTQQIA people is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20184 Views

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Streamlined pardon process for marijuana possession convictions on the way – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 17, 2018 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS Ottawa wants to make it free and fast for Canadians to obtain criminal pardons for simple pot possession, but Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale made it clear Wednesday the government does not support the push for conviction records to be destroyed outright. Goodale said […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20185 Views

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Sisters in Spirit vigil – The Dialog

October 17, 2018 Community remembers missing and murdered Indigenous women On Oct. 4 the Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto (NWRCT) held a Sisters in Spirit vigil at the Allan Gardens, calling attention to issues affecting women belonging to Indigenous communities across Canada. This is in keeping with the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20184 Views

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Streamlined pardon process for marijuana possession convictions on the way – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 17, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ As Canada embarks today on a new era of legal recreational cannabis, the Trudeau government will close the door on the old prohibition era by announcing a streamlined pardon process for Canadians convicted of simple possession of marijuana in the past. A […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20183 Views

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Canada legalizes and strictly regulates cannabis

October 17, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Government of Canada The old approach to cannabis did not work. It let criminals and organized crime profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it has been easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes. After extensive consultation […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20185 Views

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