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Media statement by Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth on the jury’s verdict in Katelynn Sampson’s inquest

TORONTO April 29, 2016 – The jury at Katelynn Sampson’s inquest has delivered their verdict and made 173 recommendations that potentially strengthen the way in which we offer protection to all children in this province. As we honour Katelynn’s life, we acknowledge the hard work of the jury members who have brought the common sense wisdom of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 29, 2016312 Views

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CASW Encouraged by Tribunal Ruling on Jordan’s Principle

OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is deeply encouraged by yesterday’s Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling ordering the federal government to enact Jordan’s Principle, giving the Department of Indigenous Affairs two weeks to confirm that the policy has been implemented. Jordan’s Principle, a child-first policy that would ensure First Nations children’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 29, 2016419 Views

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Province Seeking Public Feedback on Segregation Review

April 26, 2016 Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Ontario is currently conducting a comprehensive review of the use of segregation in Ontario’s provincial adult correctional facilities. This is part of the ongoing work to transform the province’s correctional system to improve staff and inmate safety, enhance effective rehabilitation and reintegration programs, and strengthen […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 2016366 Views

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A Summary of Daniels v. Canada at the Supreme Court of Canada

April 19, 2016 A Summary of Daniels v. Canada at the Supreme Court of Canada : “Another Chapter in the Pursuit of Reconciliation and Redress…” – An overview of the case prepared by Jason Madden for the Métis National Council in order to assist the Métis Nation in better understanding the Supreme Court of Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2016394 Views

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The NAFC welcomes Supreme Court’s historic Daniels decision

The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) welcomes the Supreme Court’s historic decision in Daniels v. Canada that affirms Métis and non‑status Indians as “Indians” under s. 91(24) of the 1867 Constitution Act. This decision will have direct impact on the lives of Indigenous people no matter where they live, many of whom access Friendship […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016422 Views

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Massive Victroy for Metis and non-status Indians in Daniels v Canada.

WABIGOON, ON: April 14, 2016 – The Ontario Coalition of Aboriginal People (OCAP) is very pleased that today, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Métis and non-status Indians are “Indians” under section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867. “They are all Indians under section 91(24) by virtue of the fact they are all […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016398 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Canada has a Constitutional and Jurisdictional Responsibility to deal with the Métis Nation

OTTAWA, April 14, 2016– In a landmark ruling this morning, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recognized and affirmed that the federal government’s duties and responsibilities apply to all three of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples including the Métis. In reaching its decision, Justice Abella speaking for a unanimous court stated: “The history of Canada’s relationship with […]

by pmnationtalk on April 15, 2016479 Views

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Statement: Minister Bennett Welcomes the Supreme Court of Canada Decision on CAP/Daniels Case

Ottawa, Ontario, April 14, 2016 – Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court of Canada’s CAP/Daniels decision: “I thank the Supreme Court of Canada for this historic ruling on such an important matter, bringing much needed clarity to an issue that has lingered […]

by pmnationtalk on April 15, 2016406 Views

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NWAC Welcomes the Supreme Court Decision Regarding Métis and Non-Status Indians

(April 14, 2016) (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) welcomes today’s landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision and views it as an historic day for the rights of Indigenous people.  We welcome this decision because many of our people have been pushed out of our communities as a result of technicalities and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2016437 Views

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A significant victory for the Métis Nation

April 14, 2016 MNO President Lipinski calls on Canada to immediately enter in negotiations with Métis Earlier today the Supreme Court of Canada released its judgement in Daniels v Canada. Click the following link to view the judgement: http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/15858/index.do Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Gary Lipinski stated: “This is a significant victory for the Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2016419 Views

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