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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-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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Missing Person – Keyaira Littlechild – Bull, 15 Years

WETASKIWIN & MASKWACIS — The Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment is asking for the local public’s assistance in locating missing 15 year old Keyaira Eve Littlechild-Bull out of the Wetaskiwin & Maskwacis, Alberta areas. Keyaira was last seen on November 4, 2017 in Wetaskiwin. It is believed that she may be in Maskwacis. She was last seen wearing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 20179 Views

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A look at provincial marijuana plans – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 17, 2017  Alberta and Quebec are the latest provinces to outline their plans for the sale of marijuana with legalization looming next July 1. Here is a glance at provincial and territorial plans to date. _ Alberta plans to control the online sale of pot, but will leave over-the-counter sales to private […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20174 Views

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BR Alta Cannabis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 17, 2017 EDMONTON – Alberta has rolled out its plan for the rules that will govern the sale of recreational marijuana. The government says it will control the online sale of pot but will leave over-the-counter sales to private business. The proposed legislation says private cannabis stores will have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20176 Views

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PSA – Painting the rails with new mural at Churchill Station

November 16, 2017 The public is invited to stop by Churchill LRT station to view artists, Carla Taylor and Dana Belcourt, painting the first mural for the Canada 150 “Paint the Rails” legacy project in collaboration with the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights and Edmonton Transit Service (ETS). The large, three-part mural […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 20176 Views

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Inquiry fires 3 people in wake of Edmonton complaints – APTN

November 15, 2017 Three people have been fired after families complained of mistreatment by the MMIWG Inquiry, APTN News has learned. Two front-line staffers for the Yukon and one in Winnipeg were dumped, multiple sources confirmed Tuesday night. “They are scapegoats,” a source not authorized to comment said. “It’s a knee-jerk reaction.” It’s also a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20179 Views

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Video – ‘I felt let down’: Missing woman’s daughter disappointed in Edmonton police response – CBC

Nov 09, 2017 Vanessa Corado is still searching for her mother Freda Whiteman, who vanished in 2006 Eleven years after the mysterious disappearance of her mother, Vanessa Corado still can’t bring herself to hold a memorial service. “That would be putting my mom to rest,” Corado told the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201711 Views

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Littlechild tells inquiry that violence against women and girls getting international attention – APTN

November 10, 2017 Wilton Littlechild, the grand chief of Treaty 6 territory, on which the Edmonton hearings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls took place, made a brief appearance on the final day of the hearings to offer encouragement to the commission and to the 75 witnesses who testified during […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201711 Views

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Unofficial numbers could hike MMIWG total – APTN

November 9, 2017 Two riveting stories gripped the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls Wednesday about the numbers of victims not officially considered missing or murdered. Virginia Littlewolf-Hunter described a fateful journey from nearly 50 years ago. She was a 15-year-old girl with her friend Shirley Dillon from Onion Lake First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201710 Views

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