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One of two suspects injured in police shooting on Alberta reserve – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 22, 2018  MASKWACIS, Alta. _ A suspect has been treated for non-life-threatening injuries after being shot during a confrontation with police in central Alberta. RCMP say two officers responded just after midnight on Monday to a complaint of shots being fired on the Samson First Nation reserve south of Edmonton. RCMP say […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20185 Views

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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201811 Views

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Alberta Justice adding $4.5 million for services, tools to aid victims of crime – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 19, 2018 CALGARY _ Alberta is adding another $4.5 million to its victims of crime fund. Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says the money will go to a number of initiatives, including $1.1 million to help police help victims. The money, spread out over the next three fiscal years, will go to victim […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20189 Views

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AB Government: Improving support for victims of crime

October 19, 2018 The Alberta government is ensuring victims of crime have the help they need with a five-point plan that will strengthen support for victims. An additional $4.5 million in available money from the Victims of Crime Fund will improve the scope and quality of programs for victims of crime in five key areas. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201810 Views

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Suspicion surrounds disappearance of Indigenous woman in northern Alberta – Edmonton Journal

October 18, 2018 The disappearance of an Indigenous woman in northern Alberta in April is now being considered suspicious by RCMP. Betty Ann Deltess was reported missing on April 19 by her family after she disappeared seven days earlier from the town of Janvier, located about 120 kilometres south of Fort McMurray. Mounties have pieced […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201810 Views

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Statement on National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting

October 18, 2018 – On behalf of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Commissioner Brian Eyolfson made the following statement in recognition of the National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting: “The devastation caused by the national tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2SLQBTQQIA people is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201816 Views

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Threatening letter prompts Indigenous family’s move from Edmonton area condo – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 18, 2018 ST. ALBERT, Alta. _ Police are investigating after an Indigenous family in an Edmonton-area condominium received a letter that appears to suggest harm may come to them if they don’t leave the neighbourhood. The letter that was left in the family’s mailbox on Monday warns Katrina Anderson, her husband and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201813 Views

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Alexander chief cleared of sexual assault charges – St. Albert Gazette

October 17, 2018 Arriving in the Waterloo Region at the end of September, the Indigenous Community’s “I am Affected” campaign has been finding success for approximately two weeks now. The campaign started out in Hamilton and was begun by the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic (HCLC) and has now spread across southern Ontario. It was brought […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20188 Views

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) Continue to Seek Justice for Cindy Gladue at the Supreme Court of Canada

October 9, 2018, Edmonton/Toronto – The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) will appear before the Supreme Court of Canada on October 11 to advocate for the rights of Cindy Gladue and all Indigenous women. The Court will consider an appeal of the unanimous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201816 Views

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Alberta looking at ways to reduce number of Indigenous children in care – APTN News

October 11, 2018 A number of groups that deal with children in care are meeting to discuss how to curb the number of Indigenous kids who are apprehended each year. According to provincial statistics, over 70 per cent of the children in care are First Nation, Metis or Inuit. The Alberta College of Social Workers, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201814 Views

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