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AB-OCYA: Mandatory Reviews: April 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019

March 24, 2020 Child and Youth Advocate releases third mandatory reviews into child deaths Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released reviews into the circumstances of eight young people who passed away between April 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019. 8. 18-Year-Old Rich Rich was 18 years old when he died […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 202018 Views

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Statement from the Chiefs of Treaty No. 6, Treaty No. 7 & Treaty No. 8 in regard to Child & Family Services

On March 5, 2020, the Treaty No. 6, Treaty No. 7, and Treaty No. 8 Chiefs in attendance at the Special Assembly of Treaty Chiefs, motioned and approved the following statement: Those Chiefs present at the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs meeting on March 4 & 5, 2020 in Treaty No. 7 Territory assert their inherent […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202027 Views

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Supreme Court decision: Minister Savage

Energy Minister Sonya Savage issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on the Trans Mountain expansion: “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada further clears the way for the completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. All five applications that were previously dismissed by the Federal Court of Appeal […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202036 Views

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Woodland Cree First Nation supports Bill-69 challenge

Premier Jason Kenney has approved the first grant through the government’s Indigenous Litigation Fund, a new way to partner in prosperity. Woodland Cree First Nation, northwest of Peace River, will receive a $187,688 grant to intervene in support of the Alberta government’s constitutional challenge of Bill C-69, the Impact Assessment Act. “I am pleased to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202061 Views

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Trans Mountain Pleased with the Court’s Decision to Dismiss Challenges to the Federal Government’s Approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Feb 4, 2020 Ian Anderson, President and CEO of Trans Mountain Corporation: We are pleased with the Court’s decision to dismiss the Applicants’ challenges to the Federal Government’s approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. After many years of consultation and review we are pleased to be able to continue moving forward and building the Project in respect of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202033 Views

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FCA Decision: Statement from Premier Jason Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the Federal Court of Appeal dismissing applications against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: “This is a victory for common sense and the rule of law. We are pleased the Federal Court of Appeal made a fair decision. This ruling confirms what we’ve known all along: the Trans […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202044 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202053 Views

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Federal Court of Appeal to release decision Tuesday in Trans Mountain challenge – CBC

December court hearing specifically focused on consultation with First Nations Jan 30, 2020 The Federal Court of Appeal is set to release its decision on the latest challenge of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday. Four First Nations from British Columbia filed court challenges after the federal government approved the project a second time […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202041 Views

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Province, PAGC to continue partnership on Indigenous child welfare project – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The PAGC is in the process of recruiting and training 50 First Nations and Metis foster parents in order to provide culturally-appropriate homes. In the midst of its successes, the provincial government and the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) have opted to continue working together on a foster care project that gives First Nations and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202035 Views

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An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families

An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families NOVEMBER 8, 2019 New federal child welfare legislation, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children youth and families, is coming into force on January 1, 2020. This legislation will bring significant positive changes to First Nations Child and Family Services, while […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202070 Views

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