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Mohawk Council of Akwesasne: Ontario Sixties Scoop Claim

March 29, 2016 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community about the Ontario Sixties Scoop Claim. The term Sixties Scoop refers to the Canadian practice, beginning in the 1960s and continuing until the late 1980s, of taking First Nation children in Canada and placing them in foster homes or adoption. This […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 2016388 Views

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Children and Budget 2016

March 23, 2016 A Step Forward for Canada’s Children: Budget 2016 is a big step forward for the children of Canada. The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) agrees that investing in our children is both the right thing to do and a good economic investment.  This was emphasized in the last CCRC […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016404 Views

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Ontario To Hire 2000 New Correctional Officers

March 21, 2016 The province will hire 2,000 correctional officers over the next three years to increase staffing levels at Ontario’s correctional facilities, enhance access to rehabilitation and reintegration programming, strengthen mental health supports and improve staff and inmate safety. Today Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, announced the province’s hiring commitment […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2016418 Views

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The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation and Hamlet of Clyde River et al. received permission from the Supreme Court of Canada to appeal decisions from the Federal Court of Appeal

Press Release March 11, 2016 Enbridge Line 9B (OH-002-2013) The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation received permission from the Supreme Court of Canada to appeal the October 20, 2015 decision of the Federal Court of Appeal dismissing their appeal of the decision of the Board related to Enbridge Line 9B. The appeal is to be heard with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 2016392 Views

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Correctional Investigator Reflects on Key Challenges in his latest Annual Report to Parliament

Ottawa, March 10, 2016 – The 42nd Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator was tabled today in Parliament.  The Correctional Investigator, Mr. Howard Sapers, used this opportunity to take stock of the current state of corrections in Canada and highlight some important challenges. “For over ten years, my Office has pursued some […]

by pmnationtalk on March 10, 2016464 Views

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Moose Cree First Nation Rejects Title Claims by Quebec Cree

On March 7, 2016 the Quebec-based Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee announced that they had commenced a lawsuit claiming Aboriginal rights and Aboriginal title to lands in Ontario. The lands that the Quebec Cree claim are—and always have been—the heart of the Moose Cree Homeland. Chief and Council of Moose Cree First Nation call on […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 2016408 Views

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The James Bay Cree Nation commences lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court, for recognition of Aboriginal title and Aboriginal rights in northern Ontario

The James Bay Cree Nation has commenced an action in the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, to obtain recognition of the Cree Nation’s Aboriginal title and Aboriginal rights over its traditional territory in northern Ontario, Eeyou Istchee – Ontario. The lawsuit, filed against the governments of Canada and Ontario, seeks declarations of Aboriginal title […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2016456 Views

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Media Advisory: Ontario’s Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth release Feathers of Hope, Justice and Juries: A First Nations Youth Action Plan for Justice

TORONTO and OTTAWA, March 4 – The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth will release Feathers of Hope, Justice and Juries: A First Nations Youth Action Plan for Justice on March 7 at simultaneous news conferences at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and Parliament Hill. The report reflects the voices of more than […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 2016492 Views

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Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth launches Investigative Unit

Toronto, Ontario (March 1st, 2016) –Ontario’s Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth will now have the legislative authority to investigative matters concerning a child or a group of children receiving services from a children’s aid society (CAS) or a residential licensee where a CAS is the placing agency. This includes systemic investigations into child deaths […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2016445 Views

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Correction to Paediatric Death Review Committee and Deaths Under Five Committee Annual Report 2014

During the drafting of the Paediatric Death Review Committee and Deaths Under Five Committee Annual Report 2015, errors were identified in Chart 16, Chart 17 and footnote 7 of the 2014 Annual Report. The analysis contained in the Annual Report narrative was not affected by these errors. Pages 23 and 24 of the 2014 Report […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2016421 Views

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