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Teen Found Dead In Big Grassy First Nation – Magic 99.9

Police have released the name of a young girl who was found dead on Big Grassy River First Nation last week. Provincial Police and Treaty 3 Police responded to a missing person report and found 15-year-old Autumn Andy behind an outdoor skating rink on Beach Road. Police are now investigating the circumstances behind her death. […]

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Indigenous man about two metres from homeowner’s shotgun blast, court hears – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 11:48 HAMILTON _ A forensic pathologist has told a murder trial that a homeowner near Hamilton shot an alleged thief from about two metres. Dr. Allison Edgecombe examined the body of Jon Styres after Peter Khill killed him in February 2016 in his driveway. Edgecombe says it’s not clear from the wounds […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 20186 Views

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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Addressing the interim report

June 18, 2018 On November 1, 2017, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls published an interim report. The interim report included recommendations identifying changes to improve the functioning of the inquiry and better address the needs of survivors and family members going forward. The Government of Canada is taking action in response […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 20184 Views

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Amnesty calls for independent probe into OPP treatment of Mohawk protesters – Thestar.com

June 15, 2018 TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY—A decade has passed since relations between Indigenous people and police here reached a breaking point. And what happened after an explosive incident continues to be questioned. Amnesty International is calling on the province to launch an independent probe into why OPP officers held five Indigenous men in plastic handcuffs […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201811 Views

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Supreme Court Ruling a disappointing setback for human rights justice in Canada: CHRC

June 14, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission The Canadian Human Rights Commission is disappointed in today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling, saying that the decision limits access to human rights justice for people in Canada, especially those in vulnerable circumstances. Today’s ruling in the case known as Matson and Andrews says […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20185 Views

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Treaty Three police searching for missing 15-year-old girl, Autumn Andy – CBC

Police say Autumn Andy was last seen early Sunday morning in Big Grassy First Nation Jun 13, 2018 Treaty Three police in northwestern Ontario say they’re asking for the public’s help to find a missing 15-year-old girl. In a written release, police said Autumn Andy was last seen in the territory of Mishkosiminiziibiing, or Big […]

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BR Khill Trial – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 14, 2018  HAMILTON – The wife of a man charged with second-degree murder has testified there had been numerous break-ins and car thefts in their rural Ontario community in the months before her husband shot and killed a man. Peter Khill’s wife, Melinda Benko, told jurors she woke her […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20184 Views

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Jury hears 911 call made after the shooting death of Indigenous man – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 13, 2018 By Peter Goffin THE CANADIAN PRESS HAMILTON _ The wife of a white homeowner on trial for killing an Indigenous man says she hoped it was her partner who pulled the trigger when she heard two gunshots outside their house on the night of Feb. 4, 2016. Peter Khill, 30, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20188 Views

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NWAC Undertaking Cross-Country Community Sessions on the Effects of the Indian Act on Women and Children

NWAC Undertaking Cross-Country Community Sessions on the Effects of the Indian Act on Women and Children Minister Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced the launch of the Government of Canada’s Collaborative Process that includes consultations on Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nations Citizenship. The Collaborative Process was mandated by Bill […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20186 Views

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Prison psychological tests must be fair to Indigenous inmates: high court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 13, 2018 By Jim Bronskill THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal prison service has failed to ensure its psychological assessment tools are fair to Indigenous inmates, the Supreme Court of Canada says in a ruling that could open the door to a wholesale examination of the techniques. In a 7-2 decision […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 20185 Views

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