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Public Prosecution Service of Canada: Annual Report 2020-2021 Tabled in Parliament

Ottawa – December 3, 2021 – Today, Kathleen Roussel, Director of Public Prosecutions, announced the tabling in Parliament of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada Annual Report 2020-2021. The report covers the period from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) prosecutors, as well as administrative and support staff, work with members of the justice […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20214 Views

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Funding available to support victims of intimate partner violence involved in the family justice system

From: Department of Justice Canada December 2, 2021 Ottawa – Department of Justice Canada All people living in Canada should be safe and free from physical, emotional and sexual violence, discrimination, and harassment, regardless of where they live. As the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified systemic and longstanding inequalities, there is an increased need and urgency […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20214 Views

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Ontario justice system fails Indigenous people like deceased Beaver Creek inmate – Parry Sound News

December 2, 2021 A national framework needed, says Mohawk columnist “Just” another Inuit … The Canadian corrections system fails to meet the needs of Indigenous people behind bars. Racism, survival and culture collide when your skin is brown and barred. What causes the disparaging systematic inequities? More than 30 per cent of inmates in Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20214 Views

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Indigenous Organizations Raise Flag to End Violence Against Women

Indigenous Organizations Raise Flag to End Violence Against Women Thunder Bay, ON – On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (White Ribbon Day), the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) and Beendigen are honoured to raise the Wrapped in Courage flag in solidarity to end violence against women. Thirty-two years ago […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20217 Views

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First Nations leaders honour OPP commissioner with eagle feathers in Orillia – CTV News

Barrie, Ont. – A small group of First Nations leaders honoured OPP commissioner Tom Carrique at a Tuesday morning ceremony outside the OPP headquarters in Orillia. “Today is a significant breakthrough in communication with our brothers and sisters at the OPP,” said Steve Nolan with the Garden River Fire Department. Other Indigenous leaders joined Nolan […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 20216 Views

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Racial Justice Priorities for Canada’s 44th Parliament

TORONTO, November 30, 2021 – A new national survey from the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and conducted by Nanos Research suggests that Canadians see discrimination as a problem and want immediate concrete action on the legislative and policy front to fight racism and promote equity. The top four racial justice priorities for Canadians include […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20217 Views

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Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) launches #AnswerTheCalls, 16 days of activism to end violence against Indigenous women, girls & 2SLGTBQQIA people

November 25, 2021 OTTAWA – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announces the launch of the #AnswerThe Calls campaign, 16 days of action to demand real progress on ending the violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people. The campaign begins today, the 40th anniversary of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202111 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: “Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we come together to condemn misogyny and sexism in all of their forms, and remain steadfast in our work to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 20218 Views

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Vigil against gender-based violence planned in Port Elgin – The Shoreline Beacon

Women killed or assaulted because of their gender will be remembered and honoured at a vigil marking the National Day of Remembrance and Action Against Gender-based Violence at noon, Dec. 6, in downtown Port Elgin’s Coulter Parkette. Hosted by Canadian University Women (CFUW) Southport, the 31st annual Vigil Against Violence Against Women returns to an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 20217 Views

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Inefficient systems, ‘serious lack’ of cultural sensitivity for Inuit in Gravenhurst prison, death inquest hears – Parry Sound News

November 24, 2021 Indigenous prison elder Wes Whetung testified on Day 3 of Mark Jeffrey’s death inquest Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has a lot of work to do to support its Inuit and Indigenous offenders, as revealed in testimony during the third day of the death inquest into former inmate and Inuk man Mark Jeffrey. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 20218 Views

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