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Grants for restorative justice programs available

The Government of Alberta is supporting programs that allow offenders to repair the harm they have caused to victims and communities. Organizations seeking to practise and promote restorative justice initiatives are invited to apply for an Alberta Community Restorative Justice (ACRJ) grant. A total of $252,000 in funding, with a maximum of $50,000 per initiative, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20173 Views

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OCYA report: Children’s Services minister responds

Children’s Services Minister Danielle Larivee issued the following statement in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Special Report Speaking OUT, released today: “We thank the Advocate for taking the time to thoughtfully engage with vulnerable LGBTQ2S+ youth across the province, and for his valuable recommendations highlighting opportunities to strengthen the ways we support these […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20174 Views

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Edmonton Eskimos is a racial slur and it’s time to stop using it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017 12:12 By Norma Dunning, PhD candidate, Department of Educational Policy Studies, Indigenous Peoples Education, University of Alberta THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Norma […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20174 Views

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OCYA-AB: Advocate releases Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ youth in the child welfare and justice systems

November 20, 2017 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed a Special Report on the experiences of LGBTQ2S+ youth in the child welfare and youth justice systems and is publicly releasing the results and recommendations as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. “LGBTQ2S+ youth still experience higher levels of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201712 Views

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Piikani Chief challenges Stoney bid to change southern Alberta place names – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017 15:10 By Lauren Krugel THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ A bid by a group of First Nations to have well-known places across southern Alberta, including Calgary, renamed in their language is being challenged by the chief of another Indigenouscommunity. The Stoney Nakoda have applied to the Alberta government to change the names of Calgary and […]

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Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017 13:23 By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ Nebraska regulators approved passage of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline Monday, clearing the last major regulatory hurdle for the controversial $10-billion project but creating a new wrinkle by choosing an alternative route for the pipeline. TransCanada (TSX:TRP) said it was evaluating the decision by […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 20173 Views

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If ‘indigenizing’ education feels this good, we aren’t doing it right – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017 12:03 By Monique Giroux, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, University of Lethbridge THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Monique Giroux, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, University of Lethbridge […]

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Alberta Metis sign agreement to negotiate as a nation – APTN

November 17, 2017 After decades of lobbying, the Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) will finally have a distinct voice heard within the federal government. The MNA signed an agreement with Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett that will allow it to negotiate with Canada as a Nation. “We the Alberta Metis are a part of this […]

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Six stories in the news for today, Nov. 20 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2017  Six stories in the news for Monday, Nov. 20 ___ CANADIANS TOLD TO BRACE FOR ‘CLASSIC’ WINTER One of Canada’s high profile weather forecasters is warning Canadians to brace for a whole lot of snow this winter. Chris Scott, The Weather Network’s chief meteorologist, says the message from his forecast […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20173 Views

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TransCanada Keystone Decision – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 20, 2017  CALGARY – Five commissioners in Nebraska are set to vote today on the fate of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, potentially clearing the last major regulatory hurdle of a project once thought dead. The Nebraska Public Service Commission will be voting on whether the project, which would transport […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20174 Views

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