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A Case Summary on McCargar v Métis Nation of Alberta

August 10th, 2018 This detailed case summary, below, for the recent Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Decision on the MNA Special Resolutions is also availbe as a PDF here: PST LLP Case Summary – McCargar v Metis Nation of Alberta Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Upholds Métis Nation of Alberta Bylaw Changes Dealing with Authorizations […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201814 Views

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Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Upholds MNA Special Resolutions

TO: Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) Citizens, Locals, Regions, and Provincial Council FROM: Audrey Poitras, MNA President DATE: August 3, 2018 RE: Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Upholds MNA Special Resolutions on the Authorization from its Members regarding Negotiating Modern Day Treaty and Crown Consultation As a follow up to my previous memo on this […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201813 Views

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Court decision raises questions about collective representation, says Alberta Métis president – Edmonton Journal

August 6, 2018 A recent court ruling in favour of the Métis Nation of Alberta highlights divisions within the community amid ongoing negotiations with Ottawa for self-determination, says the president of the Fort McKay Métis. “(It’s) a club trying to represent the rights of the traditional Métis community,” Fort McKay Métis president Ron Quintal said. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201813 Views

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Court full as schools, parents dispute Alberta gay straight alliance law – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018 By Lauren Krugel THE CANADIAN PRESS MEDICINE HAT, Alta. _ A big crowd showed up this morning for the first court challenge to an Alberta law barring schools from telling parents if their children join a gay-straight alliance. A Court of Queen’s Bench justice in Medicine Hat is hearing an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201821 Views

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First Nations youth to meet in Edmonton for first-of-its-kind conference on child intervention system – CBC

‘Transitioning into independence, that can be a real vulnerable time’ Apr 30, 2018 Kiana Cardinal’s best friend used to come over to her family’s house to play. They would do normal things, like annoy Cardinal’s older sisters and then take off running and laughing to the trees outside, where they’d try to build forts. Then […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201841 Views

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Child Intervention Panel – Ministerial panel explored ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to recommend ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. More than 10,000 children and youth currently receive child intervention services across Alberta. What the panel did Over twelve months, the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention engaged in an unprecedented, open […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201885 Views

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Alberta declares ‘definitive victory’ on Trans Mountain appeal in federal court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 26, 2018  ST. ALBERT, Alta. _ Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is calling a recent court decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project a definitive victory. The Federal Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed the B.C. government’s bid to challenge a National Energy Board ruling that allows Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201863 Views

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Grand Opening of the Nations of Treaty 8 Urban Child and Family Services Office

From Indigenous Services Canada February 20, 2018 – Edmonton, AB – Indigenous Services Canada The federal government is committed to working in partnership with First Nations, and all levels of government, to improve and support the delivery of protection and prevention services for First Nation child and family services. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201871 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases Summary Report: Five Years of Investigations – OCYA-AB

January 15, 2018 Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released a summary report of investigation statistics and trends over a five-year period, coinciding with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s (OCYA) independence from government. This Summary Report focused on 252 serious injuries or deaths of young people reported to the Advocate between […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201864 Views

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Fort McKay First Nation says it’s ready to take legal action against oilsands project if approved – CBC

‘The AER has already put blinders on what really matters to us,’ Fort McKay chief says Jan 09, 2018 The Fort McKay First Nation says it’s ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation’s ancestral homeland. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) began public hearings in Fort McMurray […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201874 Views

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