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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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Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service is Canada’s First Law Enforcement Agency to Deploy Axon Air

CALGARY, Alberta, March 13, 2020 — Axon, the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, and its subsidiary Axon Public Safety Canada Inc., today announced that Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service will be deploying Axon Air — Axon’s piloting and livestreaming application for unmanned aircraft that allows public safety agencies to livestream critical data directly into […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 202027 Views

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Making life safer for Indigenous women and girls in Alberta

Ending violence against Indigenous women and girls is the focus of a new government joint working group. “I am confident the individuals appointed to the Alberta Joint Working Group on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be guided by experience and humanity, and will make thoughtful and wise recommendations. We said Alberta would […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202040 Views

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AB Government: New Indigenous addiction treatment and police funding

New funding will expand the Blood Tribe safe withdrawal site and give local police the tools they need to keep Indigenous Albertans safe. The Alberta government is providing up to $2.2 million per year to expand the Kottakinoona Awaahkapiiyaawa (Bringing the Spirit Home) safe withdrawal management site from six beds to 24. This means that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202040 Views

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Ermineskin Cree Nation Responds to Derogatory Videos

MASKWACIS, AB, Feb. 28, 2020 – The Ermineskin Cree Nation is aware of the situation that has arisen from an incident involving a racist video that was posted earlier this week, and the events that have arisen in response to the posts. Recently two videos were posted to social media showing a group of moniyawak youths […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202044 Views

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AB Government: Standing against human trafficking

Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day: “Human trafficking is a dehumanizing and predatory crime that violates a person’s most basic human rights and dignity. “Human traffickers prey upon people of all ages, ethnicities and genders. Traffickers coerce their victims into providing labour or […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202074 Views

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AB Government: New funding model for child advocacy centres

The Government of Alberta is introducing a consistent and equitable funding model to help vulnerable children across the province get the help they need. Child advocacy centres provide a safe place for children and youth who have experienced abuse. The centres allow clients to tell their stories and access support throughout the entire process of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 202068 Views

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Alberta RCMP find missing man’s remains on Stoney Nakoda First Nation – Globalnews.ca

February 19, 2020 Alberta RCMP have found the remains of a 41-year-old man who has been missing since November. Police said Tuesday that Bradley Holloway‘s remains were found on Stoney Nakoda First Nation on Monday. RCMP have not provided details about his death or whether it is being considered suspicious. Holloway, a father of eight, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202078 Views

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Wet’suwet’en solidarity protests disrupt infrastructure across the country – APTN News

February 9, 2020 Protesters have taken Gidmit’en spokesperson Molly Wickham’s call to “shut down Canada” literally, as actions have disrupted bridges, streets and legislature. Travel was halted on a major rail corridor in Ontario and protesters blocked access to an export terminal in B.C. In Ontario, protesters at a railway near Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory say […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202030 Views

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Pretrial hearing for trucker in Cindy Gladue manslaughter case underway in Edmonton – APTN News

February 3, 2020 The pretrial hearing for Bradley Barton started Monday morning in an Edmonton courtroom. Barton is the Ontario truck driver acquitted of first-degree murder in the June 2011 death of Cindy Gladue, a Metis mother of three. She bled to death in an Edmonton motel room after a night of what Barton said […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202042 Views

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