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Grand Council Treaty#3 Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Bill C-92

February 16, 2024 Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and the Treaty #3 leadership are pleased with the recent unanimous Supreme Court of Canada decision released on Friday, February 9, 2024, upholding the constitutionality of Canada’s An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth, and families (“C-92”). Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and the Treaty #3 leadership sought […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 20243 Views

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ITK President reacts to Supreme Court decision on Indigenous child welfare

ITK president Natan Obed joined Métis National Council President Cassidy Caron, Crown Indigenous Relations Minister Gary Anandasangaree and Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu on Parliament Hill February 9, 2024, to speak to reporters about the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision to uphold C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202413 Views

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Inuit Celebrate Historic Supreme Court Decision Affirming Our Inherent Right To Care For Our Children, Youth And Families

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision today on Indigenous self-determination represents a major victory for Inuit and the well-being of our children, youth, and families. The Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, which came into effect in 2020, provides a legal framework to ensure cultural continuity for Inuit children and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202417 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Responds to Today’s Supreme Court of Canada Decision on An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare and the Chiefs of Ontario have released the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families: “This morning, we heard that the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that An Act Respecting First Nations, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202418 Views

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NWAC applauds Supreme Court affirmation of the right of Indigenous people to manage their own child and family services

OTTAWA – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased with the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada to uphold a federal law affirming the right of Indigenous communities to manage their own child and family services and to care for their children in need. NWAC’s lawyers, who were granted intervenor status in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202414 Views

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Loving Justice for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Children

The late Elder Elmer Courchene said that when it comes to children and youth– justice is not enough. We must achieve loving justice. Today’s unanimous decision by the Supreme Court of Canada is loving justice. It acknowledges the long and cruel trail of harms that Canadian laws and lawmakers have created for Indigenous children, youth, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202416 Views

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Métis Nation Applauds Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Indigenous Children, Youth and Families

Feb 9, 2024 Today, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the constitutional validity of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the “Act”) in a historic and unanimous judgement. The Act (previously known as Bill C-92) is an innovative and piece of federal legislation that the Métis Nation was a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202418 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Victory for First Nations’ Right to Self-government

OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 9, 2024- After more than a year of deliberation, the Supreme Court of Canada has confirmed the validity of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (C-92), a ruling eagerly awaited by First Nations. At stake in this legal battle, which began in 2021, was a major issue: […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202420 Views

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AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Welcomes Historic Supreme Court of Canada Decision on An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

(Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak welcomed the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families, formerly Bill C-92. The Supreme Court of Canada has found that the Act, including the recognition of First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202416 Views

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Supreme Court upholds Ottawa’s Indigenous child welfare act, denies Quebec’s appeal – CTV news

Feb. 9, 2024 OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the federal government’s Indigenous child welfare act is constitutional, affirming that First Nations, Metis and Inuit have sole authority over the protection of their children. Canada This Month newsletter: Sign up to read the best our local outlets have to offer The […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 202420 Views

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