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Supreme Court to hear Ontario case on treaty payments to Indigenous peoples – BayToday.ca

OTTAWA — Canada’s top court says it will hear a legal battle over Crown payments to Indigenous peoples who ceded a large swath of northern Ontario under two treaties in 1850. The Ontario government sought to challenge a ruling by the Court of Appeal for Ontario, which found the Crown had violated the terms of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20228 Views

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OHRC: Pay equity for midwives upheld by Ontario’s highest court

June 13, 2022 TORONTO – Today, in a landmark decision – Ontario (Health) v Association of Ontario Midwives – the Court of Appeal for Ontario confirmed the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s decision that Ontario midwives experienced gender-based discrimination and should be compensated equitably to eliminate the gender wage gap. The Ontario Human Rights Commission […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202211 Views

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Midwives keep winning in fight to close the pay gap

June 13, 2022 Midwives have emerged winners once again, following another failed legal appeal initiated by the Ford government. Now the highest court in the province, the Ontario Court of Appeal, has also ruled unanimously in favour of midwives (PDF, 494). Affirming the government of Ontario is responsible for systematically discriminating against midwives because their work […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202210 Views

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First Nation to challenge Ontario, Brookfield in court over dams – SooToday.com

Mississauga First Nation says Ontario’s ‘backdoor attempt to deregulate dams’ across province is unconstitutional Mississauga First Nation is taking Ontario and Brookfield Renewable Energy to court next week over what it says is a ‘backdoor attempt’ at deregulating hydroelectric dams across the province. A media release from the First Nation says the constitutional challenge stems […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202216 Views

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Native Child and Family Services of Toronto: Join us for our Virtual Annual General Meeting on June 23rd, 2022

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto cordially invites staff, community members, funders, partners, and all our friends to join us in our Virtual Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 23rd, 2022. Please register in advance here  Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link to attend and the option to add […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202210 Views

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MCK: Additional Info Kiosks on Indian Day School Settlement to be held every Wednesday in June

(Kahnawake – 6, Ohiarí:ha/June 2022) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to advise the community that additional Information Kiosks on the Indian Day School Settlement Agreement will be held on-site at the Tewatohnhi’saktha Building main entrance/foyer on the following dates: Every Wednesday in the month of June from 10am to 4pm, including this Wednesday, June […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 202220 Views

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Decolonizing Child Welfare Webinar Learning Series #5 – June 28, 2022

Webinar #5 of our Decolonizing Child Welfare Learning Series focuses on Holistic Healing, Prevention and Early Intervention programs. NCFST offers a wide array of programs available to children, youth, individuals and families open to all self-identifying community members, whether or not a child welfare file is currently open. Holistic programs seek to empower families to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 2022101 Views

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Unity Team fights to keep Indigenous children with families in Niagara – St. Catharines Standard

May 16, 2022 Indigenous children are placed in the child welfare system at a much higher rate than the general population The generations-long horror of Canada’s residential school system and the terrible toll it took on Indigenous peoples and their culture is now burned into the psyche of many Canadians, especially following the recent discoveries […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202222 Views

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MCA: Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Settlement

May 10, 2022 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform all Akwesasronon about the upcoming Gottfriedson et al. v. Canada Class Action. This is regarding any students who attended an Indian Residential School but went home at night. The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc Indian Band and the Sechelt Indian Band have filed a lawsuit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202229 Views

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Tungasuvvingat Inuit Designated as Sevice Delivery Agency for Ontario Inuit Families Involved with Child Protective Services

May 9, 2022 OTTAWA, ON – On Friday, April 8, 2022, Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) signed its first ever protocol agreement with a children’s aid society. The signing of this document and continuing the partnership with Family and Children Services of Renfrew County will ensure that Inuit have access to culturally specific supports, which are the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202229 Views

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