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Justice system must recognize, respect Indigenous culture, values and laws – Sault Star

Apr 12, 2021 The information in this column comes from the 1997 Manitoba Inquiry on Aboriginal Justice and Dr. Clare C. Brant, first Indigenous psychiatrist. Incarcerated Indigenous make up 30 per cent of all incarcerated, despite being only 5 percent of the population. Canadian justice is only just beginning to make allowance for Indigenous in […]

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Gender Results Framework: Data table on the representation of men and women in First Nations band councils and Chiefs in First Nations communities in Canada, 2019

Statistics Canada’s Centre for Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics is releasing a new data table today on the proportion of women and men in leadership roles in First Nations communities. Women in leadership positions, including political representation as elected officials across different levels of government, is a topic of much interest. This information on governance […]

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Indigenous leaders urge province to negotiate annuities case – Sudbury Star

Apr 12, 2021 Ford government appeals 1850 Robinson-Huron treaty ruling made in Sudbury The provincial government should negotiate, not litigate, the annual annuity that is to be paid as part of the 1850 Robinson-Huron treaty, Indigenous leaders in northeastern Ontario say. “How many rulings does it take?” Dean Sayers, chief of the Batchewana First Nation, […]

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At committee: Misconduct in the military, Indigenous rights and rail safety – iPolitics

Apr 13, 2021 The minority Liberals may have convinced their Bloc Québécois colleagues to support their bid to force an end to the ongoing probe into sexual misconduct in the military at NATIONAL DEFENCE, but it’s still on the agenda at STATUS OF WOMEN, where members are set to hear from Canadian Forces Provost Marshall […]

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City of Kingston: City’s 2020 Annual Report highlights pandemic initiatives and progress on priorities

April 12, 2021 – The City’s 2020 Annual Report is now available for review at CityofKingston.ca/city-hall/city-publications/annual-report. It offers an overview of the City’s progress on the priorities set by Council in its 2019-2022 Kingston Strategic Plan – and a number of pandemic-related initiatives to support the community and safely operate services during COVID-19. Key stories and infographics offer a snapshot […]

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‘Progress doesn’t mean parity,’ Perry Bellegarde says as he works to improve conditions for First Nations people, particularly by influencing the federal budget – Toronto Star

As the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Perry Bellegarde has spent the past six years navigating the often fractious relationships between Indigenous communities and politicians, corporations and band leaders themselves. After two terms, the former chief of Little Black Bear Nation in Saskatchewan will step down from the national post in […]

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iPolitics AM: Trudeau kicks off pre-budget negotiations during one-on-one chats with O’Toole, Blanchet – iPolitics

Apr 12, 2021 With just one week to go until his minority government unveils its first full budget in nearly two years, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will soon find out just what it will take to secure the support of at least one other party as he heads into preliminary negotiations with his cross-aisle counterparts. According to his […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day

April 9, 2021 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vimy Ridge Day: “Over 100 years ago today, on a cold Easter Monday in northern France, thousands of Canadians fought together to achieve one of the First World War’s most memorable victories. “They came from every corner of Canada. They were […]

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Framework aimed at enhancing city’s relations with First Nation communities – Timmins Press

Apr 08, 2021 City council received an update on the Indigenous Engagement Framework during Tuesday’s meeting. Dave Landers, the city’s chief administrative officer, outlined some of the latest developments, while making a presentation to accompany the written 2020 Report Back on Progress. “In 2019, council approved a draft Indigenous Engagement Framework,” he said. “Direction was […]

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Statement – Government of Canada to appeal recent ruling on the First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases)

From: Indigenous Services Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO (April 8, 2021) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Marc Miller, issued the following statement today: “Last April, after hearing directly from First Nation leaders regarding their grave concerns, Indigenous Services Canada acted promptly to develop the First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases) to address […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20218 Views

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