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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 […]

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Sweat lodge ceremony offers new perspectives as part of Thunder Bay police change project – CBC

Oct 19, 2018 Community working group makes revamping police Aboriginal Liaison Unit first priority A recent visit to a sweat lodge provided members of the community, who are working with the Thunder Bay Police Service on its organizational change project – ‘Shaping Our Future’ – some new ideas and a new perspective on building relationships. […]

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Inuit walk away from talks on reforming federal northern food subsidy program – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 19, 2018 Talks to reform a subsidy program to make food more affordable for northern families appear to have stalled over concerns from Inuit. A letter to Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett dated April says the five groups that represent Inuit people have walked away from talks to reform Nutrition North. The […]

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Public Health commits to working with Indigenous People to promote health and well-being – Sudbury.com

PHSD launches first ever Indigenous engagement strategy Public Health Sudbury and Districts celebrated the launch of its first ever Indigenous engagement strategy entitled “Finding Our Path Together” on Oct. 18. Thursday’s event marked an important step in the organization’s goal of health equity by bringing Indigenous people to the table to engage in the conversation […]

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AFN Comments on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Duty to Consult – Water Canada

October 19, 2018 Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has commented on the Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation’s case on the duty of the federal government to consult when legislative changes could affect Treaty rights, such as impacts to water on First Nation lands. AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart said […]

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Wasaya Airways partners with Bearskin Airlines for direct flights to Winnipeg from Sioux Lookout – CBC

Non-stop flights will start on Monday, October 22 Oct 19, 2018 Residents in northwestern Ontario will soon be able to fly directly from Sioux Lookout, Ont. to Winnipeg starting on Monday, October 22. Officials from Wasaya Airways stated in a written release on Thursday that they will be partnering with Bearskin Airlines to offer “non-stop […]

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NDP Call For Expanded Mercury Compensation On Grassy Narrows – 89.5 The Lake FM

October 19, 2018 The NDP is asking the Ford Government to increase the number of people eligible for mercury compensation on the Grassy Narrows First Nation. Party Leader Andrea Horwath says as many as 94 percent of the residents suffer from some form of exposure to mercury from the English-Wabigoon River System. “Will the government […]

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How to house the homeless: Molly – when things go right – CBC

The final instalment of CBC Thunder Bay’s 5-part series on homelessness looks at something the city does well Oct 19, 2018 Molly Boyce works at Shelter House, a homeless shelter in Thunder Bay, Ont. She used to live there. Boyce spent more than 15 years on the streets and lived in the shelter’s residential managed […]

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M’Chigeeng hosting a Membership Code Meeting – My Algoma Manitoulin Now

Oct. 18th, 2018 Any member of M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island are invited to a Membership Code meeting, including those residing within or outside the community. The code determines who can vote in band elections. The meeting will take place from 10:00am to 12 noon at the Lakeview School on October 27th. Anyone with […]

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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 […]

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