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Media Advisory – Ohsweken, Ontario

Ohsweken, Ontario July 28, 2015 –Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; the Honourable […]

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Media Advisory – Clarington, Ontario

Clarington, Ontario, July 28, 2015 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Durham; Granville Anderson, Member of Provincial Parliament for Durham, on behalf of the Honourable Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure; […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015521 Views

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Point-of-Sale System to Be Made Mandatory for Nutrition North Retailers

July 27, 2015 – Ottawa, ON) – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that the implementation of a point-of-sale system will be made mandatory for Nutrition North Canada retailers across the North by April 1 2016. This new system will provide greater transparency […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015593 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Commends Leadership of Cat Lake Kii-Chii-Ak-Koo-Zeen Cancer Awareness Walkers

July 24, 2015 Assembly of First Nations Commends Leadership of Cat Lake Kii-Chii-Ak-Koo-Zeen Cancer Awareness Walkers (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day today showed their support for a group of Cat Lake First Nation members walking from Ontario to British Columbia to […]

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National Chief Bulletin July 2015

National Chief Bulletin July 2015 Update on the AFN 36th Annual General Assembly – July 7-9, Montréal, Québec The Assembly of First Nations 36th Annual General Assembly (AGA) took place July 7-9, 2015 in Montréal, Québec. More than 1,000 delegates and observers gathered in Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) territory to discuss key issues and plan strategies and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2015694 Views

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Oxfam Echoes UN Call for Canadian Leadership on Women’s Rights

The UN report takes aim at the wage gap between men and women across the country. In Canada, women continue to earn 20% less than their male peers for the same full-time work and are more likely to be poor. July 24, 2015 Oxfam supports the UN’s call for greater Canadian leadership on women and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 2015415 Views

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Joint Statement: Canada must take action on the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations released today

(Ottawa, July 23, 2015) The state of human rights in Canada has seriously deteriorated since the United Nations Human Rights Committee last reviewed Canada’s record a decade ago. Today the Committee released its concluding observations and recommendations to Canada on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). They reflect the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015564 Views

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CCLA Welcomes Concluding Observations for Canada by UN Human Rights Committee

July 23, 2015 This morning, the UN Human Rights Committee — the independent treaty body that monitors state implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) — released its concluding observations on Canada. CCLA had provided written submissions to the Committee in advance of the hearings. On July 7th and 8th, CCLA Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015639 Views

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United Nations Human Rights Committee calls for national action on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls

(Ottawa, July 23, 2015) In its Concluding Observations issued today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee called on Canada to take immediate, co ordinated action on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls. The Human Rights Committee calls on Canada to conduct a national public inquiry, as recommended by the United Nations Committee on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015470 Views

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UN Human Rights Committee criticizes Canada’s performance

Report from the UN Committee raises concerns about missing and murdered Aboriginal women, Bill C-51, immigration detention measures for asylum seekers, among a wide range of issues. Geneva (23 July 2015) — The UN Human Rights Committee — the independent treaty body that monitors state implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015576 Views

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