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Sisters in Spirit National Day of Vigils – October 4, 2015

To Remember Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women This year marks the 10th annual Sisters In Spirit (SIS) vigils, which are held to raise awareness and demand action for missing and murdered First Nations, Inuit and Métis women and girls. OSSTF/FEESO, the Canadian Labour Congress, the Ontario Federation of Labour, affiliates and federations of labour have […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2015332 Views

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A request for support from the Ontario Native Women’s Association

Please accept this letter on behalf of the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) as a request for support to help a young family in need. Dennis McKay and his girlfriend Miranda Anderson’s little daughter Miss Dayna McKay, who is 5 years old, was brutally assaulted in ways unimaginable on September 16, 2015. Miss Dayna is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2015479 Views

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Sisters in Spirit Vigils demand action on violence against Indigenous women and children

Ottawa (25 Sept. 2015) — According to research by the Native Women’s Association of Canada, there are more than 582 missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls across Canada. Sisters in Spirit Vigils honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls On October 4, we honour the memories of those women and girls, and we honour their communities […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2015296 Views

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Ken Neumann Statement on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls

On October 4, Canadians like me will mark the national day of vigils to honour missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. Sadly, the missing and murdered include Steelworker sisters and the family members of Steelworkers. This will be the tenth year in a row for this important commemoration. But this October, we can do […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2015401 Views

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Public Statement – Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Who’s Afraid of Human Rights?

Earlier this summer, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission called on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as the central framework for Canada to at long last address the racism and blatant disregard for the lives of First Nations, Inuit and Métis children and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2015484 Views

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Nominations Open for Mayor’s Community Safety Awards

September 3, 2015 – Mayor Keith Hobbs and members of the Crime Prevention Council officially opened nominations for the fifth annual Mayor’s Community Safety Awards today at City Hall. The awards recognize Thunder Bay residents and organizations that work to make our city safer. The presenting Sponsor is Thunder Bay Hydro. “Each year, when the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015376 Views

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7th Annual First Nations Child Welfare Gala

Caring for Children Across Canada: 7th Annual Gala in support of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society The annual First Nations Child Welfare Gala happens October 22, 2015 at the Canad Inns Club Regent in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The event will feature artwork, live and silent auctions, and entertainment featuring Sagkeeng’s Finest and more. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2015388 Views

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United Nations Human Rights Committee calls on Canada to conduct national public inquiry

The Committee has called on Canada to take immediate, coordinated action on the murders and disappearance of Aboriginal women and girls. Ottawa (17 Aug. 2015) — The United Nations Human Rights Committee recently issued its Concluding Observations after reviewing Canada’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.  The Committee has called on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015392 Views

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Province Developing a New Strategy for a Safer Ontario

Ontario to Modernize the Delivery of Community Safety August 13, 2015 Ontario is developing a new strategy to build safer, stronger communities across the province. The nature of policing and the role of police officers have changed since the Police Services Act was written in 1990. As a result of advancements in technology, including the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015482 Views

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Amnesty International adopts principles to protect and uphold human rights of sex workers

At its International Council Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, Amnesty International adopted a resolution outlining principles that will lead to a new global policy to protect and uphold the human rights of sex workers. The principles seek to protect people of all genders who are involved in the sex trade – and who face deep marginalization […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2015335 Views

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