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Residential school day scholars can now apply for compensation under settlement – CBC

Jan 05, 2022 Claims process launched for those who attended residential schools during the day, but went home at night Residential school day scholars are now able to submit claims for compensation under a recent legal settlement. The residential school survivors — who attended during the day, but were able to go home at night […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202220 Views

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AFN Bulletin: Agreements-in-Principle on Compensation and Long-Term Reform related to Child and Family Services and Jordan’s Principle

AFN Bulletin: Agreements-in-Principle on Compensation and Long-Term Reform related to Child and Family Services and Jordan’s Principle SUMMARY:  On December 31, 2021, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Government of Canada and other parties signed two Agreements-in-Principle (AIPs) outlining a framework toward reaching a global settlement to end discrimination in the First Nations Child […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202213 Views

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CRRF launches the National Anti-Racism Fund!

CRRF launches $3 million national fund to support grassroots organizations in their fight to end racism in Canada TORONTO, January 4, 2022—The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) today announced a $3 million fund for developing, sharing, and applying knowledge and expertise to eliminate racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society. The National […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202219 Views

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AFN Signs Agreements-in-Principle on Compensation for First Nations Children and Overhaul of Federal Program

  AFN Signs Agreements-in-Principle on Compensation for First Nations Children and Overhaul of Federal Program (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse today joined Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller and others at a press conference announcing $20 billion for compensation for First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202215 Views

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Agreements-in-Principle reached on compensation and long-term reform of First Nations child and family services and Jordan’s Principle

From: Indigenous Services Canada January 4, 2022 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is pleased to announce that Agreements-in-Principle have been reached on a global resolution related to compensation for those harmed by discriminatory underfunding of First Nations child and family services and to achieve long-term reform […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202215 Views

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CRRF – The Path Toward Progress: A Year In Review

This has been a challenging year for millions of Canadians. We have witnessed tragedies, spikes in racial discrimination, and increased pessimism around race relations.  However, there are things we can be proud of too. As we approach the end of 2021, join the CRRF team to take a look back and reflect on the last […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202125 Views

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2021 year-end highlights: A brief look at OHRC’s work this year

December 22, 2021 2021 has been a year of recovery, human rights challenges and adapting to the new normal. Through it, the Ontario Human Rights Commission has relentlessly continued to address pervasive inequities and systemic discrimination and racism with measures grounded in the Ontario Human Rights Code. As the journey continues, take a moment to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202116 Views

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Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Ontario

From: Department of Justice Canada December 20, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of the Canadian population, and will continue […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202117 Views

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New Judges Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice

Attorney General Doug Downey announced the appointment of six judges to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective December 30, 2021. Justice Jennifer Marie Campitelli was called to the bar in 2007. She is Senior Crown counsel and a Team Leader with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC). She has prosecuted cases in the Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202121 Views

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Proportion of Indigenous Women in Federal Custody Nears 50%: Correctional Investigator Issues Statement

For Immediate Release Ottawa, – Today, the Correctional Investigator, Dr. Ivan Zinger, released new data that shows that the proportion of incarcerated Indigenous women has continued to increase unabated, and is nearing 50% of all federally-sentenced women. On January 21, 2020, the Office of the Correctional Investigator reported that the proportion of Indigenous men and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202115 Views

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