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Canada too slow to act on MMIW inquiry findings, says leader of Organization of American States – National Post

On Wednesday, a federal minister said the government plans to develop a national action plan by next June, a year after the final report’s release OTTAWA — The secretary general of the Organization of American States says Canada is taking too long to act on the final report of the national inquiry into missing and […]

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Indigenous peoples will continue to suffer under Liberal minority – Toronto Star

Dec. 4, 2019 During the 2015 federal election, Justin Trudeau promised Indigenous Canadians that once elected as Prime Minister, he would enact all the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), beginning with the full implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Once elected, Trudeau laid […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20195 Views

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UNDRIP, MMIWG action plan on the way, feds tell First Nation chiefs – APTN News

December 4, 2019 Twenty four hours after B.C. Premier John Horgan was lauded by First Nation chiefs for adopting the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Justice Minister David Lametti said Canada would soon do the same. Minister of Crown Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett says she felt “real excitement” among First Nations […]

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Office of the Auditor General of Ontario: 2019 Annual Report

(December 4, 2019) News releases and summaries  Expanded Annual Report Focuses on Health and Safety of Ontarians, Corrections and Justice System, and on the Environment  Patient Safety Culture Should be Given Higher Priority in Some Hospitals: Auditor General Summary: 3.01 Acute-Care Hospital Patient Safety and Drug Administration  Addictions-Related Treatment Wait Times, Emergency Department Visits and Deaths […]

by aanationtalk on December 5, 20194 Views

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Governor General to Deliver Speech from the Throne

December 4, 2019 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will deliver the Speech from the Throne to formally open the first session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada. The event will take place on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 2:40 p.m., at the Senate of Canada Building. The Speech from […]

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Trudeau government moving forward on UNDRIP legislation, says minister – CBC

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said law would be co-developed Dec 04, 2019 Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said Wednesday that Ottawa is moving forward with proposed legislation on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Bennett said the proposed legislation would be co-developed with Indigenous representatives. Watch Day 2 of the […]

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iPolitics AM: Opposition parties plot strategy behind closed doors as Trudeau wraps up NATO duties – ipolitics.ca

Dec 4, 2019 ALSO TODAY: Bank of Canada reveals interest rate decison — Bennett addresses Assembly of First Nations gathering Having successfully made it through his first live-action tete-a-tete with US President Donald Trump since his government was returned to power — although not, it’s worth noting, without having to sit through a press conference […]

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British Columbia Premier John Horgan Honoured at the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly

(Algonquin Anishnaabeg Territory/Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 3, 2019) – BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee and the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) board members, representatives and staff are pleased to attend the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly and witness the honouring ceremony for BC Premier John Horgan. The AFN in partnership with the […]

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Talks to start on settling First Nations child welfare compensation, Indigenous Services minister tells AFN – CBC

Marc Miller says he is appointing a point person to co-ordinate with First Nations parties Dec 03, 2019 Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the government has started to lay the groundwork for compensating First Nations children harmed by the on-reserve child welfare system. Miller, speaking to the Assembly of First Nations’ December special assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20199 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief Archibald Support Immediate Action on a Mercury Care Home for Grassy Narrows First Nation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief Archibald Support Immediate Action on a Mercury Care Home for Grassy Narrows First Nation OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald stood today with Grassy Narrows First Nation Chief Rudy Turtle, representatives from the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20198 Views

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