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Foster homes investigated 7 times within a year but Ontario didn’t close them until Tammy Keeash died: court documents – APTN News

November 15, 2018 There were at least seven investigations that verified child protection concerns into a company operating three foster homes in Thunder Bay before the Ontario government shut them down in the weeks following the death of Tammy Keeash in May 2017, Nation to Nation has uncovered. The 17-year-old’s body was found in a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20187 Views

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Firearms licence screening backlogs pose safety risks: RCMP audit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 16, 2018 By Jim Bronskill THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Investigations into whether gun licences should be revoked due to violent incidents or mental illness have faced “significant delays” that could endanger public safety, says an internal RCMP review. A lack of timely access to certain police and medical information has contributed […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20182 Views

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Families, police appeal for information in Ontario triple homicide – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 15, 2018  By Michelle McQuigge THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ An Indigenous community in southwestern Ontario devastated by the killings of three of their members, including a woman who was seven months pregnant, issued an emotional plea for public help Thursday, calling on anyone with information about the case to come forward. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20185 Views

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Live: Police update investigation into killing of 3 people from Six Nations – CBC

Watch live starting at 10 a.m. Police and a member of the Six Nations community will provide an update today on the investigation into the deaths of one woman and two men whose bodies were found in a truck near London, Ont., earlier this month. Representatives from the OPP, Six Nations Police Service and a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20183 Views

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Government of Canada is investing in safer First Nation and Inuit police facilities

November 15, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Public Safety Canada Like all communities in Canada, Indigenous communities should be safe places where families can thrive and local economies can flourish. Public safety is essential to that prosperity. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that the Government of Canada is investing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 20183 Views

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Baloney Meter: Will tougher penalties for gang members make Canada safer? – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 15, 2018 By Jim Bronskill THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ “Canadians deserve to feel safe where they live. A Conservative government will deal swiftly and firmly with gang crime as part of our overall plan for a safer Canada.” _ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, news release, Nov. 8, 2018. Dozens of handguns, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20184 Views

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Many child killers have been placed in Indigenous healing lodges, stats show – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 14, 2018  OTTAWA _ Newly released figures show the practice of placing child-killers in the federal prison service’s Indigenous healing lodges stretches back several years _ well before the recent uproar over Terri-Lynne McClintic. The federal statistics indicate 17 male and female offenders serving time for killing minors were transferred to one […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20185 Views

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OHRC releases Indigenous peoples and human rights dialogue report

Toronto – Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released To dream together: Indigenous peoples and human rights dialogue report. The report summarizes themes and recommendations from the OHRC’s three-day dialogue event (February 21 to 23, 2018), which brought together First Nations, Métis and Inuit (“Indigenous”) Elders and traditional knowledge keepers, along with academics, leaders, artists, advocates, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 20186 Views

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Canadian senator says there are too many Indigenous women in prison – APTN News

November 13, 2018 Kim Pate has spent the past 35 years working in and around the legal and penal systems of Canada. According to the independent Senator, things have only gotten worse. “We have not dealt with the inequality and I think we have to deal with the economic, racial and gender inequality in this […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 20184 Views

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Police won’t face investigation for failed attempts to save OD victims – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 13, 2018 By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario police officers who unsuccessfully administer naloxone to someone overdosing on opioids will no longer face an investigation by the province’s police watchdog, the government said Tuesday. The Progressive Conservatives said they had amended a regulation under the Police Services Act so […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 20185 Views

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