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What Indigenous workers are doing to end intimate-partner violence in Ontario’s northwest – CBC

Dec 17, 2021 CBC investigated intimate-partner homicide cases in Canada from January 2015 to June 2020 At least five of nine intimate-partner homicides in northwestern Ontario over a five-year period involved Indigenous victims, according to a CBC News investigation — but the issue is something healing and support workers in the region have been approaching […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202115 Views

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Feds need a commission to review ‘miscarriages of justice’ for Indigenous and Black inmates: Judges – APTN News

Dec 14, 2021 Women and people of colour “urgently” need a commission to review claims of wrongful conviction, say two retired judges. Harry LaForme, the first Indigenous lawyer on an appellate court in Canada, and Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré, the first Black judge in Quebec, were tasked with helping formulate a new Criminal Case Review Commission for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202117 Views

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International Human Rights Day: Bridging the gap between the promise and reality

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” — Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1, December 10th, 1948 On December 10th, 1948, Canada voted in favour of the Universal Declaration of Human […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202117 Views

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Government of Canada advances implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act

From: Department of Justice Canada December 10, 2021 – Ottawa – Department of Justice Canada Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (the Act) requires working in partnership with First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation to develop an action plan that identifies specific measures to implement the United Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202118 Views

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CRRF Annual Public Meeting

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) will host its 2020-2021 Annual Public Meeting (APM) on Thursday, January 13, at 1 PM, Eastern Daylight Time. The APM is an opportunity for CRRF to provide an overview of its accomplishments over the past year and an outline of its priorities for the year to come, as well as […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202117 Views

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Human Rights Day: Making human rights the centre of a post-pandemic world

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 – the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, the OHRC continues to work to reduce inequalities by advancing a human rights-based approach to the economy, social contracts and COVID-19 recovery to promote a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202114 Views

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The calls to action to end violence against Indigenous women – Toronto Star

Dec. 10, 2021 Is there any right greater than the right to life itself? It was 73 years ago today that the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. We, as Indigenous women, still rely on that declaration and others, including the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, as we […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202116 Views

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ONWA Honours Indigenous Women’s Right to Safety on Human Rights Day

ONWA Honours Indigenous Women’s Right to Safety on Human Rights Day Thunder Bay, ON – Today, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) recognizes the United Nation’s Human Rights Day. This day is observed every year on December 10th — the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted in 1948. ONWA maintains that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202122 Views

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Update on River Road Operation

(Kahnawake – 9, Tsothóhrha/December 2021) The Kahnawake Peacekeepers are issuing an update to the community regarding the operation that took place yesterday, December 8, 2021. Officers seized 106.2g of suspected cocaine, 132.8g of illicit cannabis, and one 7.8g rock of suspected crack, during the operation. The 38-year-old male that was arrested in the operation was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202123 Views

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NAPS Executes Two Drug Search Warrants in Cat Lake First Nation

(Cat Lake, ON) On November 24, 2021, members of the Nishnawbe Aski Police (NAPS) Intelligence Unit, the NAPS Emergency Response Team and the Cat Lake Uniform Detachment Members executed two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrants in the First Nation community of Cat Lake. During the search of two residences, officers seized a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202118 Views

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