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Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth in Residential Settings

Panel to Begin a Review of Residential Services July 31, 2015 Ontario is bringing together a panel of experts to review the province’s child and youth residential service system. The panel will consult with stakeholders including associations, service providers and individuals with lived experience of child and youth residential services. The panel includes: Dr. Kiaras […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2015601 Views

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Harper Government proud to support Congress of Aboriginal Peoples’ violence prevention program

July 30, 2015 – Alfred, ON – Status of Women Canada Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced a new project to help end violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is receiving $750,000 for a 36-month project […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 2015548 Views

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Update on Daniels Case

To: MNO Citizens From: MNO President Gary Lipinski Date: July 29, 2015 Subject: Update on Daniels Case Please accept the following as an update on the Harry Daniels v. Canada case which is now scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada on October 8, 2015 in Ottawa. This week, the Métis National […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2015617 Views

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OFIFC Receives Funding to Support Aboriginal Men in Ending Violence Against Aboriginal Women

Toronto, ON, July 29, 2015 – The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) has received funding from the Ontario Women’s Directorate (OWD) to expand its work on ending violence against women and girls through additional support for Aboriginal men. Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin – I am A Kind Man, is an awareness campaign based on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2015501 Views

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Appointment of Justice Russell S. Brown – effective August 31, 2015

OTTAWA, July 28, 2015 – The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada, welcomes the appointment by Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Justice Russell S. Brown to the Supreme Court of Canada. “Justice Brown is a distinguished jurist”, said Chief Justice McLachlin. “He brings a rich background as an academic, practitioner and judge. I […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2015509 Views

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PM announces appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada

27 July 2015 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the appointment of Mr. Justice Russell Brown to the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Justice Brown will fill the seat previously occupied by Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein. The appointment is effective August 31, 2015. Quick Facts Mr. Justice Brown received a Bachelor of Arts from the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015551 Views

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Province’s review of the child and youth residential service system is welcomed

Toronto (June 30, 2015) – Children and youth living in the province’s residential service system are struggling and in urgent need of better care, supports and protection, said Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Irwin Elman in response to last week’s announcement by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to launch a review of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015595 Views

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Public Statement – Human Rights Tribunal finds Ottawa retaliated against First Nations Child Rights Worker

Joint release with First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and KAIROS In a landmark ruling Friday, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal concluded that the Department of Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada retaliated against Dr. Cindy Blackstock of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada because of a discrimination complaint […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 2015660 Views

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Statement of Reconciliation Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

June 1, 2015 We stand here in these final days leading up to the release of The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s final report. The realities of truth and reconciliation now take on their hardest journey: from the hearts and memories of survivors to the hands of the Honourable Justice Sinclair and the Commission, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2015519 Views

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Sheltersafe.ca – A lifeline to safety for abused women and their children

May 26, 2015 Sheltersafe.ca – A lifeline to safety for abused women and their children The Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses will be launching this new online resource on June 4th at the Canadian Domestic Violence Conference in Toronto. Sheltersafe.ca will provide women and their children with a one stop connection to help in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015611 Views

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