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Indigenous leaders want seat at health-care reform talks – Timmins Today

‘I’m very disappointed that we’re not there and that they’re advocating on our behalf when really our First Nation leaders should be there,’ says grand chief As the country’s top politicians sit down to talk about health-care reform, Indigenous leaders are looking for a seat at the table. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with […]

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International commission to offer advice on unmarked graves – APTN News

Feb 07, 2023 Ottawa is spending $2 million for an international organization to provide Indigenous communities with options for identifying possible human remains buried near former residential school sites. The office of Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller said in a statement Tuesday it is signing a technical agreement with the International Commission on Missing Persons. […]

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ALS discusses changes to the bail system on the Current – Aboriginal Legal Services

2/7/2023 Jonathan Rudin, Special Projects Director at ALS, was on a panel on CBC’s The Current discussing the bail system in Canada and in particular whether we need to reform the bail system and make it tougher. You can hear the interview “here”. It starts at 2.05 and goes for about 20 minutes. Read More: https://www.aboriginallegal.ca/news-and-updates/als-discusses-changes-to-the-bail-system-on-the-current

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Hamilton police officer pleads guilty to assaulting Indigenous man during arrest – CBC

Feb 07, 2023 Acting Sgt. Brian Wren reportedly stomped and kicked Patrick Tomchuk’s head 13 times An acting sergeant with the Hamilton Police Service pleaded guilty Monday after being charged with assaulting a man during an arrest in May 2022. Acting Sgt. Brian Wren appeared in court virtually, in front of a group of people in […]

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Bach inducted into Indigenous Athletics Hall of Fame – North Bay Nugget

Feb 07, 2023 Canadian women’s hockey star Victoria Bach has been inducted into the North American Indigenous Athletics Hall of Fame. Bach, who as a child spent a lot of time with her late grandmother in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, tweeted her appreciation following the announcement. “Very excited and honored (sic) to be inducted into the […]

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When critics attack universities for being too woke what’s really going on? – The Toronto Star

Feb. 7, 2023 Wokism, Frances Widdowson said, forced universities to cater to “Indigenous residential school survivor identity” and punishes anyone who disagrees. Last week a brightly clad Indigenous dancer stepped and twirled to the rhythm of a drum amidst hundreds of students and faculty gathered in a public atrium at the University of Lethbridge in […]

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First Nations owed over $100B under 1850 Ontario treaty: Nobel-winning economist – National Post

Feb 07, 2023 Joseph Stiglitz is testifying in a Sudbury, Ont., courtroom why First Nations may have been short-changed under a revenue-sharing treaty signed in 1850 He is a Nobel prize winner, former vice president of the World Bank and one of the globe’s most famous economists. And this week Joseph Stiglitz is testifying in […]

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Canada’s first Indigenous languages office aims to operate by summer, commissioner says – Global News

February 6, 2023 Canada’s first commissioner of Indigenous languages said Monday he hopes to have his office fully operational by the summer — about two years after it was first announced. Ronald Ignace appeared before a House of Commons committee that is studying the issue of Indigenous languages. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has prioritized […]

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Netherlands ceremony acknowledges role of First Nations soldiers with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry – Hamilton Spectator

Feb. 7, 2023 The Feb. 8 commemoration is scheduled to take place on the 78th anniversary of the first day of Operation Veritable Indigenous soldiers who served overseas with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry in the Second World War will be commemorated on Wednesday in a poignant ceremony in the Netherlands. The event will unveil […]

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5 things to know for Tuesday, February 7, 2023 – CTV News

Rescuers desperately dig for survivors after a major earthquake hits Turkiye and Syria, new details emerge ahead of Tuesday’s federal-provincial health-care meeting, and Quebec’s immigration minister is “surprised” that asylum seekers are being given free bus tickets from New York City. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. 1. Screaming survivors: Rescue […]

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