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Laurier-Government of Northwest Territories Partnership receives funding to build world-class research infrastructure throughout the Northwest Territories

WATERLOO – Wilfrid Laurier University’s Changing Arctic Network (CANet) research team has been awarded $3.2 million in funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to continue to build Laurier’s global leadership in cold regions environmental research. Climate warming is resulting in dramatic changes to ecosystems across the Canadian North, including conversion of forests to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015133 Views

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Truth and Reconciliation at Congress

May 19, 2015 As thousands of scholars congregate in Ottawa for Congress 2015, the capital will be anticipating the release of the final report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The report will contribute towards truth, healing and reconciliation in response to Indian Residential Schools. Justice Sinclair, Chair of the TRC is the opening […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015226 Views

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Announcing National Elizabeth Fry Week – May 4-10, 2015

The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) celebrates National Elizabeth Fry Week annually.  National Elizabeth Fry Week is always the week preceding Mother’s Day. The majority of women who are criminalized and imprisoned are mothers. Most of them were the sole supporters of their families at the time they were incarcerated. Elizabeth Fry Societies […]

by NationTalk on April 24, 2015168 Views

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Ontario Recognizes Recipients of 2015 Victim Services Awards of Distinction

Province Honours Excellence in Victim Services Ontario is honouring 15 individuals and organizations dedicated to helping victims of crime. During an annual ceremony at Queen’s Park, the 2015 Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards of Distinction recognized both the victims of crime whose courage and dedication have raised awareness of victims’ issues in Ontario, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2015202 Views

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Walk for Reconciliation

The Walk for Reconciliation is designed to transform and renew the very essence of relationships among Aboriginal peoples and all Canadians. It sounds so simple, but just the act of gathering and walking and sharing our stories can join us all in a shared commitment to creating a new way forward in our relationships with […]

by NationTalk on April 22, 2015167 Views

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NAN Pushes for Inclusion of Racism and Quality of Police Investigation in Inquest Scope

April 14, 2015 THUNDER BAY: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) is going to Court to argue for the broadening of the scope of the Inquest into the deaths of First Nation students to include substantive issues such as the quality of the police investigation into the deaths and the impact of racism in Thunder Bay during […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2015160 Views

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ONWA Recognizes Sexual Violence Awareness Month: Calls for More Indigenous Specific Solutions

April 14, 2015 ONWA Recognizes Sexual Violence Awareness Month: Calls for More Indigenous Specific Solutions In recognition of Sexual Violence Awareness month the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is calling attention to the ongoing high rates of sexual violence and harassment perpetrated against Aboriginal women and is making recommendations to help address the problem. Last […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2015175 Views

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Murders and disappearances of Indigenous women caused by inequality, marginalization – Canada must act to prevent violence: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

OTTAWA and VANCOUVER, Jan. 12, 2015  – A groundbreaking investigation by the leading human rights body for the Americas points to Canada’s history of colonization, long‑standing inequality, and economic and social marginalization as the root causes of violence against Indigenous women. It says national co‑ordinated action is required by Canadian governments. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which is an […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015170 Views

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It’s time to act: National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

January 12, 2015 The Canadian Labour Congress is today reiterating its call for a National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has issued the report of its two-year study on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in British Columbia. The report clearly links the disproportionate amount of violence experienced […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015180 Views

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Canada failing Aboriginal women and girls by not living up to legal obligations, says new report

New report reminds Canada of its legal obligation to address the ongoing violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. Ottawa (13 Jan. 2015) —The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has released a groundbreaking report on its investigation into the murders and disappearance of Aboriginal women and girls in British Columbia. IACHR, an arm of the Organization […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015175 Views

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