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First Nation Chiefs seek fair, inclusive and transparent bidding process for Cliffs Chromite assets

MARTEN FALLS FIRST NATION, ON, April 25, 2015  – The leaders of Marten Falls First Nation and Aroland First Nation are expressing disappointment that the bidding process for the Cliffs Chromite project assets, as currently managed, has not been inclusive and transparent, leading to a potential unfair and biased outcome.  The leaders assert there is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2015600 Views

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Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2013/2014

April 22, 2015 PDF version Adult correctional statistics The Adult Correctional Services Survey data for 2013/2014 are now available. This survey collects information on admissions to and releases from adult correctional services for Correctional Service Canada and the 12 reporting provinces and territories. Survey data include information on the number of admissions and characteristics of the offender, including sex, age group, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015559 Views

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Council of Canadians calls on CN Rail to lift court injunction against First Nations protesters

April 18, 2015 KENORA – The Council of Canadians is calling on CN Rail to lift its court injunction against Judy DaSilva of the Asubpeeschoseewagong (Grassy Narrows) First Nation. CN originally sought the injunction to prevent Ms. DaSilva and members of the Grassy Narrows Women’s Drum Group from conducting a ceremony on its main line […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2015560 Views

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Historical Supreme Court of Canada Judgments now available online

In co-operation with Lexum, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) is pleased to announce that all decisions published in the Supreme Court Reports dating back to 1876 are now available on the SCC Judgments website. Over the past 20 years, the SCC and Lexum have been working collaboratively, together with partners such as the Law […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015625 Views

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CCLA and Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies Launch Lawsuit Challenging Solitary Confinement in Prisons

January 27, 2015-The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) are challenging the inhumane practice of placing individuals in solitary confinement in Canadian prisons. This morning, CCLA and CAEFS filed a petition in the Ontario Superior Court to challenge the constitutionality of legislative provisions, which allow for solitary […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2015720 Views

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Tribunal denies Fed. request to exclude documents

January 14, 2015 Tribunal denies Fed. request to exclude documents. Read the ruling here. NT5

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2015837 Views

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Joint Statement on the Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children and Youth

The following joint statement by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE-ACFTS) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) clarifies our position on issues of social work education and social service provision with respect to gender diverse children and youth. Gender diverse young people are those who express or identify their gender in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 2015869 Views

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FNCFCS Update: Complete Tribunal Video Footage now on APTN

December 16, 2014 Want to catch up on what’s happened in the First Nations child welfare complaint case? Access complete video footage of the case on APTN here.  NT4

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014815 Views

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‘Sixties Scoop’ Class Action Lawsuit to Proceed as Federal Appeal Dismissed

December 3, 2014 THUNDER BAY: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic welcomed a decision by the Ontario Superior Court dismissing an appeal by the Government of Canada that will allow a landmark case on the deprivation of cultural identity, the ‘Sixties Scoop’, to proceed as a class action lawsuit. “For the first […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 2014731 Views

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Child Welfare Forum in London explores key issues facing First Nations kids

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians hosted a two-day Child Welfare forum in London on December 2-3. The forum explored many issues facing First Nations children in regards to Child Welfare including: jurisdictional disputes between First Nations and the Province, recent human rights complaints, and international child welfare law. The forum was attended by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 2014804 Views

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