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Indigenous Children Separated By Welfare System Eligible For $2 Billion: Tribunal – HuffPost Canada

As many as 54,000 children could be eligible for $40,000 in compensation. OTTAWA — The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has awarded more than $2 billion in compensation to First Nations children and their families who were separated by a chronically underfunded welfare system. In a ruling this morning the tribunal says the federal government “wilfully […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 20199 Views

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“Wilfully and recklessly”: Human rights tribunal awards compensation for First Nation children in care – APTN

September 6, 2019 The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ordered Canada to pay compensation to First Nation children, youth and families who were taken from their homes on reserve and put in care of the state. In a ruling issued Friday, the tribunal is awarding $40,000 to each child who was taken from their parents […]

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Minister Monsef – $75-million National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking announced, Special Advisor appointed

From: Public Safety Canada September 4, 2019 Peterborough, Ontario Public Safety Canada Human trafficking is an abhorrent crime that includes sexual exploitation and forced labour, which devastates the victims and survivors, their families and society. Most victims and survivors of human trafficking are women and girls, including Indigenous women and girls, and marginalized groups in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201914 Views

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Human Rights Tribunal orders Sandy Lake to allow banished woman to return – Sudbury.com

The tribunal ruled that Angele Kamalatisit was discriminated against. THUNDER BAY — The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ordered Sandy Lake First Nation to compensate a woman it banished from its territory in 2012, and allow her to return. The decision, which requires Sandy Lake to pay Angele Kamalatisit $20,000 for pain and suffering, comes […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 20196 Views

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Sixties Scoop settlement deadline will leave many out, says advocate – APTN News

August 29, 2019 Friday marks the deadline for Sixties Scoop survivors to apply for compensation under a federal class action lawsuit. Critics of the deadline say former adoptees need more time, and that some may not even know yet about the settlement. Colleen Cardinal, co-founder of the organization National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare, says […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201910 Views

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Police unveil missing persons toolkit – CTV News

The Greater Sudbury Police Service has recently unveiled a missing persons toolkit and resource guide designed specifically for Indigenous women and girls. The guide will be used to assist in police investigations as well as help affected families. “It’s for family members and indigenous communities to know that we’re trying to do that little bit […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201911 Views

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Deadline to apply for 60’s Scoop compensation approaches

August 28, 2019 Kenora, ON — The deadline for submitting an Individual Payment Application form for 60’s Scoop survivors is Friday, August 30, 2019. The application forms must be received by Collectiva or postmarked by this date. If you have already submitted an Individual Payment Application Form for to Collectiva, you do not have to submit another […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 201945 Views

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Time is running out,’ say ’60s Scoop advocates as deadline to apply for compensation approaches – CBC

Deadline is Friday for Inuit and First Nations fostered or adopted by non-Indigenous parents to apply Aug 28, 2019 As the year-long claims process for Canada’s settlement agreement with Sixties Scoop survivors approaches its deadline, advocates are worried some adoptees will be left out of receiving compensation. The $875 million class action settlement agreement set […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 20199 Views

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Government of Canada provides additional $54 million to combat gun and gang violence in Ontario

From: Public Safety Canada August 26, 2019 Mississauga, Ontario Public Safety Canada Canadians have the right to feel safe in their communities and it is the responsibility of all governments to keep them safe. Gun and gang activity in Ontario has been a long-standing problem affecting the quality of life in neighbourhoods and how people […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201911 Views

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One woman’s 25-year fight to find the person who killed her sister – Globalnews.ca

August 26th, 2019 For 25 years, Meggie Cywink has done everything in her power to find the person who killed her sister, Sonya Nadine Mae. In the process, she’s become a warrior for her community. But how hard can you keep pushing when the case remains unsolved? And when Indigenous women and girls are still […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 201910 Views

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