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Neebing/McIntyre Floodway Death: Charge Laid

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay has another homicide. Thunder Bay Police Service report, “The Criminal Investigations Branch of the TBPS has charged a Thunder Bay man in connection with the death of 38 year old Clayton Chuck MAWAKEESIC. Mr. MAWAKEESIC’s body was discovered on July 29, 2016 in the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway near Waterford […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 2016257 Views

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Indigenous deaths prompt increased police patrols near river in Thunder Bay, Ont. – CBC

Three First Nations people have been found dead in, or near the McIntyre River since October Aug 08, 2016 Thunder Bay police are increasing patrols near the McIntyre River where three First Nations boys were found dead between 2005 and 2009 and three more Indigenous people have died in recent months. The increased police vigilance […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 2016368 Views

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Legal Aid Ontario is proud to offer test cases among the services it offers

Thusday, August 4, 2016 Test cases are important cases that possibly set a precedent in law. LAO takes on such cases because they can address system-wide issues that affect large numbers of low-income and vulnerable people. Test cases are a practical and realistic way to bring province-wide issues before the courts that would not otherwise […]

by pmnationtalk on August 5, 2016264 Views

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Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Special Event

August 2, 2016 We invite all community members to attend this event honouring NAPS officers as part of the Gathering of Our People. Read more. NT5

by pmnationtalk on August 4, 2016281 Views

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NAPS Report for July 2016

The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service report for July 2016 is available online. Read more. NT4

by pmnationtalk on August 4, 2016288 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Stands with Families as Federal Government Announces Long-Awaited National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Assembly of First Nations Stands with Families as Federal Government Announces Long-Awaited National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls August 3, 2016 (Ottawa, ON):  After decades of hard fought activism by families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), grassroots activists and domestic and international […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2016308 Views

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PSAC Ontario launches online letter writing campaign demanding the government to stop underfunding of First Nations Policing

PSAC Ontario is calling members and the public to send a letter the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne to stop discriminatory underfunding of First Nations policing. The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers provide culturally sensitive policing services in 35 First Nation communities, covering two thirds of Ontario, from Thunder Bay […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 2016244 Views

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Ontario Police Leaders Nominated for CACP Board

The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) will hold its annual conference August 14 to 17 in Ottawa.  At this year’s conference in Canada’s capital, a new CACP President will be elected. The association has released a proposed list of nominees for the board, including Chief Mario Harel of the Gatineau Police Service for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2016334 Views

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Ontario Métis Applaud Ministerial Special Representative’s Report on Métis Section 35 Rights

Ontario Métis Applaud Ministerial Special Representative’s Report on Métis Section 35 Rights Report Sets Stage for Nation-to-Nation Discussions with Canada (Ottawa – July 21, 2016) — Today, on behalf of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens and Métis communities from across Ontario, MNO President Margaret Froh offered her thanks and appreciation to Tom Isaac—Canada’s Ministerial […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 2016587 Views

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Indigenous Advisory Group Established at the Law Society

Addressing unique access to justice issues and promoting stronger ties Toronto, ON — An Indigenous Advisory Group (IAG) has been established with the Law Society to provide advice on Indigenous issues and guide the Law Society and the legal community towards a better understanding of how to address unique issues faced by Indigenous peoples in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2016286 Views

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