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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, 2016589 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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New Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships awarded

July 4, 2016 Justice Fellowships explore new approaches to serving family law clients; the effect of urban environments on access and diversity in the justice sector; and economic justice for Indigenous peoples The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that it has awarded three Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships (CLJF) for the 2016-2017 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 2016345 Views

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Newly-Released 2014 Statistics Canada Report on Victimization of Aboriginal Peoples Underscores Need for Action Now to Close the Gap

June 29, 2016 Newly-Released 2014 Statistics Canada Report on Victimization of Aboriginal Peoples Underscores Need for Action Now to Close the Gap (Ottawa, ON):  A new report released by Statistics Canada examining the tragically higher proportion of violence faced by Indigenous peoples underscores the need for urgent action, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry […]

by pmnationtalk on June 30, 2016412 Views

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Minutes of the 110th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police

QUEBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE QUEBEC CITY, QC AUGUST 17, 2015 MINUTES Call to Order Chief Clive Weighill called the 110th Annual General Meeting to order at the Quebec City Convention Centre, in Quebec City, QC on August 17, 2015 and reviewed the agenda. Adoption of Minutes of the August 25, 2014 Annual General Meeting The […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 2016269 Views

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Legal Assistance of Windsor and Community Legal Aid celebrate their new co‑location

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) congratulates Legal Assistance of Windsor (LAW)—a unique, interdisciplinary legal clinic, and Community Legal Aid (CLA), the University of Windsor SLASS clinic, in the celebration of their co‑location in downtown Windsor. The clinics provide local low-income and vulnerable people with one-stop coordinated, holistic services from lawyers and social […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2016382 Views

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Police Issue Public Warning over Fake Percocets & Oxys

June 23, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS), and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are issuing a public warning regarding the purchasing of illegal street drugs, specifically, Percocet and Oxycodone (Oxys). A significant quantity of drugs held out to be Percocets were recently seized by Police in Thunder […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2016391 Views

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Law Society launches Canada’s first Certified Specialist Program in Indigenous legal issues

Cultural competence key component of new program to recognize leading lawyers in Indigenous legal field Toronto, ON – June 23, 2016 – The Law Society of Upper Canada has launched Canada’s first Certified Specialist Program in Indigenous legal issues. Ontario lawyers with the appropriate expertise, including demonstrated inter-cultural competence, will soon be able to apply […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2016327 Views

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Media Advisory – Celebration of Indigenous Peoples event at Law Society June 23

June 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm What Does Reconciliation Mean to You? Live Webcast In honour of National Aboriginal History Month, join the Law Society and partners for the Celebration of Indigenous Peoples Event. This event will feature presentations from the following participants: Jeffery Hewitt (Osgoode Hall Law School) Sarah Morales (University of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2016332 Views

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Second Annual Diversity Celebration on June 23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 21, 2016   2:35pm (Ottawa) — In recognition of Canadian Multiculturalism Day and as part of Welcoming Ottawa Week, the Ottawa Police Diversity and Race Relations Section is hosting its second annual Diversity Celebration and everyone is invited! Date:               Thursday, June 23, 2016 Time:              4:00-6:00pm Location:       Ottawa Police station, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2016310 Views

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