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MPPAC Deeply Concerned RCMP Commissioner’s Comments Put Officers in Danger

The Mounted Police Professional Association of Canada (MPPAC) is deeply concerned with the rhetoric used by RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson when he described many officers on his force as “racists”. WireService.ca Press Release (12/18/2015) VANCOUVER, BC – “Some of these men and women have made the ultimate sacrifice and his sweeping generalizations frankly put our […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2015476 Views

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LAO thanks outgoing CEO for his contributions to legal aid

December 17, 2015 On behalf of Legal Aid Ontario, I would like to thank Bob Ward for his tremendous leadership and commitment for access to justice over the course of the past nine years. He has taken LAO through some very difficult times and helped to shape it into a stronger organization. Bob’s list of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2015511 Views

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NAN Acknowledges OPP Report

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum acknowledged the report released today by the Ontario Provincial Police on missing and unsolved murdered Indigenous people in OPP jurisdiction from 1956 to 2014: “We acknowledge the work of the Ontario Provincial Police and their expressed commitment to resolving outstanding cases and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2015524 Views

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Statement from the Law Society of Upper Canada on the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Final Report

Toronto — The Law Society of Upper Canada commends the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on the release of its final report today. We are grateful to TRC Commissioners Justice Murray Sinclair, Chief Wilton Littlechild and Dr. Marie Wilson for their tireless and profoundly important work in helping to build understanding of the reconciliation process […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2015461 Views

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RCMP Releases the Witness Protection Program Advisory Committee’s First Annual Report to the Commissioner

December 15, 2015 Today, the RCMP released the Witness Protection Program Advisory Committee’s first annual report. The report highlights notable changes to the Witness Protection Program over the past few years, and offers recommendations on the future of the Program. As a result of recommendations from various internal reviews and public inquiries, the RCMP has […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 2015483 Views

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Congratulations to Donna Day, recipient of CLAS community service award

December 15, 2015 On December 1, 2015, the Community Legal Assistance Sarnia (CLAS) awarded Donna Day, the justice team leader for Enodmaagejig (Place of Helpers) Social Services on Walpole Island, its Community Service Award. CLAS bestows this award annually to recognize individuals who have gone beyond the call of duty to help its clients achieve […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2015486 Views

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Kachechewan drug seizure totals $20,465.00

December 11, 2015 (Kashechewan, ON) On December 2, 2015, Nishnawbe-Aski Police officers from the Kashechewan Detachment with assistance of the Fort Albany Detachment made a significant seizure under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Police seized $9,625.00 worth of Methamphetamine (Speed) pills and $10,840.00 worth of Marihuana totaling a northern street value of $20,465.00. Police […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2015402 Views

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Draft Regulation on street checks of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Ministry). The OHRC wholly endorses the objectives of the Draft Regulation, including ensuring that interactions are “consistent, conducted without bias or discrimination, and done in a manner that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2015397 Views

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Update – Death Investigation in Fort Severn Correction to age of accused

December 10, 2015 (FORT SEVERN, ON) – The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), assisted by members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North East Region Crime Unit and North West Region Forensic Identification Services, under the direction of Detective Inspector Peter Loree of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are investigating a death in the First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2015449 Views

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Indigenous Bar Association Commends the Government of Canada’s Commitment to Justice for The Murdered and Missing Women and Girls.

INDIGENOUS BAR ASSOCIATION COMMENDS THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE FOR THE MURDERED AND MISSING WOMEN AND GIRLS. OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) commends the Government of Canada’s commitment to justice for the murdered and missing women, girls, two spirit and transgender members of Indigenous communities. We call on the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2015618 Views

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