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Approaches to Addressing Serious Mental Illness in the Canadian Criminal Justice System

Abstract Individuals with serious mental illnesses (SMI) are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. Key priorities of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s National Mental Health Strategy for Canada include reducing the number of people with SMIs involved with the criminal justice system and providing better support to those who are in it. We review […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202356 Views

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OSI Call for Submissions

Background Information The Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burials Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools, Kimberly Murray, was appointed in June 2022 with a two-year mandate.  She is mandated to deliver a Progress Update Report (available at www.osi-bis.ca), an Interim Report, in June 2023, and a Final Report with recommendations, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20236 Views

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Feds announce funding for Métis organizations to co-develop Indigenous Justice Strategy – National Observer

January 13th 2023 As an MP, Greg Fergus’ job has taken him to some unusual places, including behind the walls of federal penitentiaries. The Liberal MP for Hull-Alymer was shocked at what he discovered. “When I saw the number of Indigenous Peoples who were incarcerated … it just shocked me. I’m talking about northern Saskatchewan,” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 20235 Views

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SAVE THE DATE – Assembly of First Nations National MMIWG2S+ Gathering: February 14-16, 2023 (Vancouver, BC)

SAVE THE DATE – Assembly of First Nations National MMIWG2S+ Gathering: February 14-16, 2023 (Vancouver, BC) Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations is hosting a National MMIWG2S+ Gathering on February 14-16, 2023 in a hybrid format with the in-person meeting taking place at The Westin Bayshore Vancouver (Vancouver, BC) with the virtual meeting taking place […]

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 202364 Views

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As extension period for Indian Day Schools settlement comes to an end, concerns remain – CBC

Jan 11, 2023 Deadline to submit a claim with an extension form is Jan. 13 at 11:59 PST Louise Mayo anticipates busy days ahead as the end of the week approaches, closing the extension period for claims to a national class action settlement for First Nations and Inuit children who suffered harm while attending federally-run […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20237 Views

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Group calls out Canada’s ‘widespread violations’ of Indigenous rights – CTV News

January 12, 2023 NEW YORK — A leading human rights group says Canada is failing to address long-standing abuses, delivering a scathing rebuke of what it calls the federal government’s inadequate climate policy and violations of the rights of Indigenous people and immigration detainees. Human Rights Watch says more than two-dozen First Nations remain under […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202342 Views

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Métis organizations engage on measures to address systemic discrimination and overrepresentation in the justice system

From: Department of Justice Canada January 12, 2023 The overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice system is a serious and complex issue rooted in systemic racism and the legacy of colonialism. The Government of Canada is committed to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and to developing, in consultation and collaboration with Indigenous partners, provinces, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20235 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Lametti to make a funding announcement

From: Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., K.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary for the Prime Minister and Parliamentary Secretary for the President of the Treasury Board, and Cassidy Caron, President of the Métis National Council,  will announce funding to support Métis-led engagement […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20235 Views

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Government of Canada Appointment of Ministerial Special Representative to Address Calls for Justice

Government of Canada Appointment of Ministerial Special Representative to Address Calls for Justice Thunder Bay, ON – The Canadian Government has announced the appointment of Jennifer Moore Rattray as the Ministerial Special Representative. Moore Rattray will provide advice and recommendations, through engagement with families, survivors, partners and organizations, in support of Calls for Justice 1.7 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20237 Views

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ITK-RCMP Work Plan

The ITK-RCMP Work Plan is the starting point of a collaborative relationship between the RCMP and Inuit at the national level to address gaps and priorities in policing, with the goal of building transparency and trust. Progress on this workplan will be reported and monitored through regular meetings of the two organizations. ITK-RCMP Pilirianut Parnautiliarisimajangit […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 20235 Views

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