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Ontario Enhancing Access to Customary Care for Indigenous Children and Youth

Changes helping more children and youth stay connected to their culture and community March 09, 2022 TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking action to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous children and youth in the care of children’s aid societies. Amendments to Ontario’s Child, Youth and Family Services Act will enhance access to customary care […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202245 Views

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Debwewin Citation recipient displayed excellence in journalism during Robinson-Huron Annuities trial

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (March 7, 2022) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announced today that Dr. Catherine Murton Stoehr is to be honoured with the 2021 Debwewin Citation for excellence in journalism. Dr. Murton Stoehr has contributed to First Nations news coverage for nearly a decade, but most notably has provided extensive […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202241 Views

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First Nations families and Canada agree to put litigation on hold while working to end the legacy of “enfranchisement” under the Indian Act

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release March 3, 2022 — OTTAWA, Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada In June 2021, on behalf of several First Nations families,16 individual plaintiffs launched a constitutional challenge seeking to end the inequities and exclusion faced by families who were “enfranchised” under earlier versions of the Indian Act. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202240 Views

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Attawapiskat wins the case, Juno keeps the permits – Timmins Today

Ontario court rules ministry fell short in consultation process with James Bay First Nation An Ontario Superior Court of Justice said the provincial government fell short of carrying out its duty to consult with and accommodate Attawapiskat First Nation in granting permits to a junior mining exploration company operating in the Ring of Fire. But a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202248 Views

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Decolonizing Child Welfare Webinar Learning Series #3 – Recording

Thank you to everyone who joined us on February 25th for our third webinar in this learning series. Webinar #3 focuses on the ongoing services we provide when protection concerns have been verified and when a family’s file remains open to our Child and Family Wellbeing teams. Why do cases stay open for longer-term services? […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202252 Views

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4 local charities now have ‘navigators’ to help families understand region’s child welfare system – CBC

Feb 17, 2022 Focuses on Black, Indigenous and racialized families because of over-representation in system A new program has been launched to help Black, Indigenous and people in racialized groups to better navigate the child welfare system in Waterloo region. Four “system navigator” positions have been created at four local charities: Adventure4Change in Waterloo. Kinbridge […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202247 Views

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MNC Statement of Claim for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice

January 28, 2022 On January 27, 2022 the Métis National Council issued a Statement of Claim before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice resulting from an in-depth and ongoing review of the Métis National Council (MNC) administrative, legal and financial activities, policies and processes, including contracts, agreements, and consulting arrangements from previous administrations. The Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202251 Views

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Young Indigenous land defender heads to court – Canada’s National Observer

January 26th 2022 Young land defender Vanessa Gray made a virtual appearance in an Ontario court on Wednesday, with her supporters quickly blocked from displaying their messages that a string of charges against her should be dropped. Gray, from the Aamjiwnaang First Nation near Sarnia, was detained soon after a solidarity action in Toronto on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202250 Views

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MNO’s Métis Foster Parent Recruitment Campaign

January 20, 2022 Keeping Métis Children in Métis Homes | Gardé no ptsi din mèzon Métis Supporting the welfare of Métis children and youth is a top priority for the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO). There are currently many Métis children within the child welfare system who would benefit from the stability of a loving […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202252 Views

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Commissioner’s statement regarding the decision of the Federal Court in the BCCLA matter

January 12, 2022 I respect the Federal Court’s decision that the RCMP’s response to the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) matter was not provided as soon as feasible, as per the RCMP Act. In the past there had been delays in responding to CRCC interim reports due in part to the number of interim […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202259 Views

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