Ontario NationTalk

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

S Justice

Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Family calls for upgraded criminal charges following Indigenous woman’s death – Toronto Star

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Relatives of a dead Indigenous woman have formally asked police in Peterborough, Ont., to upgrade charges against her alleged assailant. Cileana Taylor, 22, suffered severe brain damage after an attack at a house party on Sept. 3. She remained in a local hospital after the incident and died on Feb. 26. Jordan […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 20219 Views

Read More
JusticeAudio

Commission Completes Public Interest Investigation into the RCMP’s Investigation of the Death of Colten Boushie and the Events that Followed

2021-03-22 The Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP (CRCC) has completed a Public Interest Investigation related to the conduct of the RCMP members involved in the investigation of the death of Colten Boushie. Mr. Boushie, a 22-year-old resident of the Red Pheasant First Nation in Saskatchewan, was shot and killed outside Biggar, Saskatchewan, on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202115 Views

Read More
JusticeText

CRCC report overlooks key facts and evidence in RCMP Investigation of Colten Boushie’s death

Ottawa, ON — Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, regarding the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC) report on the RCMP investigation of the death of Colten Boushie: “Following multiple delays, the CRCC have finally released their report into the RCMP’s investigation of the tragic shooting death of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 20218 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Federal funding to help support Indigenous justice project – The Lawyer’s Daily

March 18, 2021 The federal government has announced financial support for a Manitoba-based project supporting Indigenous young women who are involved in the justice system and diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Minister of Justice David Lametti revealed the $587,000 in support for the New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families’ Empower Project March […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202110 Views

Read More
ReportsText

#CestunFemicide-#CallitFemicide 2020 Report/rapport

The recent call by the United Nations for countries to create femicide observatories is a significant and urgent signal. Despite research done to date, and advances made, this issue remains a very serious and critical issue for women and girls in Canada and around the world. The CFOJA was established to respond to this call. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202116 Views

Read More
JusticeText

Media advisory: Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement

From: Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, will make a funding announcement. Following the address to recipients, Minister Lametti, Minister Miller and the recipients will be available to media. Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021 Time: 11:40 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202110 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Newmarket library, lawyer, Indigenous consultant partner to launch author series exploring diversity – NewmarketToday.ca

Ancestral Voices: Belonging and Identity in Canada will highlight the experiences of Indigenous, Caribbean and African Peoples in Canada beginning March 25 Words have the power to influence, inform and enlighten. When those words are contained in a book that expresses the voices of people from different cultures, they can help us understand and learn […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 20219 Views

Read More
JusticeText

CAP Calls for Systemic Changes to the Correctional System

OTTAWA, March 16, 2021 – One year after the suicide of Curtis McKenzie at Saskatchewan Penitentiary, The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is calling for systemic change to Canada’s correctional system. McKenzie was a member of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band in Saskatchewan, who tragically took his own life after many attempts to seek […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202115 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Guelph police establish liaison officers for Black, Indigenous, LGBTQ+ communities – Guelph Today

‘We all want to work on building trust and respect and communication and breaking down barriers’ The Guelph Police Service has created new liaison positions within the department with hopes they will bridge the gap between police and the Black, Indigenous, LGBT and Muslim/Sikh/Hindu communities. In 2019, Staff Sgt. Carrie Gale took over the role […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202112 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Indigenous group calls for municipal input on Criminal Code amendment – The Star

March 17, 2021 The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) sent letters to 32 municipalities across Canada asking for their support to strengthen Bill C-22 — a proposed Criminal Code amendment that could lower the high rate at which Indigenous people in Canada are jailed. CAP Vice-Chief Kim Beaudin reached out to city centres like Saskatoon, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 2021100 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More