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Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) Granted Leave to Intervene in R. v. Barton

March 8, 2016, Edmonton – On March 8, 2016, Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Berger granted the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) leave to intervene in R. v. Barton at the Alberta Court of Appeal. LEAF and IAAW are pleased that the Court […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2016297 Views

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First Nations Leaders Call for Safety, Equality, Respect to Mark International Women’s Day

March 8, 2016 First Nations Leaders Call for Safety, Equality, Respect to Mark International Women’s Day (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson and AFN Women’s Council Chair Therese Villeneuve, today marked International Women’s Day by Canadians to celebrate the success of Indigenous women in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2016407 Views

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Real-life accounts and insights into mental health

Feb 29, 2016 OPP and Partners Organize Symposium in the Town of The Blue Mountains for April 12 – 13 ORILLIA, ON, Feb. 29, 2016– “Most of the time, the damage is invisible to people,” says Sheldon Kennedy, the Lead Director at the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre in Calgary that has developed a groundbreaking model […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2016415 Views

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NDP to Hold Biennial Policy Convention in Edmonton

February 25, 2016 OTTAWA – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair will join New Democrats in Edmonton for Federal NDP convention. APRIL 8–10                   EDMONTON, AB Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave NW The convention will run from approximately 12PM Friday April 8 —12PM Sunday April 10. Media will have Shaw Centre load-in access as of 6AM Thursday […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2016482 Views

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Ontario Government Commits Unprecedented Financial Resources to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

Ontario Government Commits Unprecedented Financial Resources  to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls Toronto, ON, February 26, 2016 – On Tuesday, the Ontario government under the leadership of Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues, with support from the Honourable David Zimmer, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, and Sylvia […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2016723 Views

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Gowling WLG takes home top honours in Aboriginal and Insurance Law at Benchmark Canada Awards

February 22, 2016 Gowling WLG had another impressive evening at the Benchmark Canada Awards gala in Toronto last week, taking home the top litigation awards for its Aboriginal Law and Insurance Law practices. For the first time, the firm was named Aboriginal Law firm of the Year, and Maxime Faille — national leader of the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2016386 Views

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Youth Assaulted

Incident Date:   Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 08:15 Incident Number:   P16026403 Location:  Thunder Bay Date Published:  2016-02-18 Thunder Bay Police Criminal Investigation Branch is currently investigating an assault that sent a 17 year old male to the hospital on February 13, 2016. At approximately 5:00 p.m. the youth was walking on the footbridge […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016418 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Hosts Forum in Preparation for Pre-Inquiry Report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Assembly of First Nations Hosts Forum in Preparation for Pre-Inquiry Report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (Enoch Cree Nation, AB):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson and AFN Women’s Council Co-Chair Therese Villeneuve will present a report to the Government of Canada based on input received today at the AFN Missing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 2016428 Views

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Police Leaders Warn of Growing, Sophisticated Threats Posed by Tax, Utilities, and Other Scams

Police Chiefs & Community Partners Launch Province-wide Crime Prevention Campaign For Immediate Release: February 4, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders got an early jump on Fraud Prevention Month in March by joining forces with its corporate and community partners to warn Ontarians about new and often sophisticated scams that prey on vulnerable taxpayers, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2016302 Views

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Call for Papers for Canadian International Lawyer Volume 11(2)

February 3, 2016 Canadian International Lawyer invites proposals for papers for its Volume 11(2). CIL welcomes submissions of original articles, case commentaries, practice notes, treaties and legal developments on significant current issues of international law in French or English. In addition to Volume 11(2) submissions, CIL also welcomes articles dealing with the following topics: The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2016403 Views

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