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Correctional Service fires 2 more staff at Edmonton prison after bullying probe – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 18, 2018 EDMONTON _ The Correctional Service of Canada has fired two more workers at a maximum security prison in Edmonton following an investigation into allegations of workplace harassment, intimidation and bullying. The move follows the termination of four other staff from Edmonton Institution on Jan. 9, including two managers. Commissioner Don […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20184 Views

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Sylvan Lake RCMP arrest male wanted by Rocky Mountain House RCMP

January 16, 2018 Sylvan Lake, Alberta – The Sylvan Lake RCMP with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) safely effected the arrest of 35-year-old Keehoo Rick Cardinal today. Following a violent home invasion that occurred in Rocky Mountain House on December 26, 2017, an arrest warrant was issued for Keehoo Cardinal. Earlier […]

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Supreme Court case could lead to First Nations role in law-making – CTV

January 14, 2018 OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is to begin hearings Monday in an appeal that could force lawmakers across the country to give First Nations a role in drafting legislation that affects treaty rights. “This case is tremendously significant whichever way it comes out,” said Dwight Newman, a law professor at […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201812 Views

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Justice Has Yet To Be Served For Indigenous Women – Huffington Post Canada

For years, calls have been made to society’s stakeholders, particularly various governments, to establish some sort of proper procedure to determine why Indigenous women have been the subjects of extreme violence and mostly unsolved disappearances for so long. At one point, Patricia Hajdu, the ex-minister for the status of women, had said that research emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201813 Views

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National Inquiry announces Interim Executive Director

January 11, 2018 Executive Director Debbie Reid has left the National Inquiry. While we cannot discuss the details of the matter, we thank Debbie for her contributions. We are ensuring that the National Inquiry’s work is not disrupted during this time of transition. Director of Operations Calvin Wong will act as Interim Executive Director effective […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201813 Views

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Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says

January 11, 2018 Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is necessary and critical to ensure safety and security […]

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Feds boost funding for Indigenous police services – APTN News

January 10, 2018 Policing services in First Nations and Inuit communities will receive a boost in federal dollars starting this spring following years of chronic under-funding. The federal government has earmarked $291 million for the First Nations Policing Program that services more than 450 First Nation and Inuit communities across Canada. “It’s budget has been […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201812 Views

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Federal government to spend $291M over 5 years to improve First Nations policing – CBC

Ottawa is also asking provinces, territories to increase their contributions Jan 10, 2018 The Liberal government is injecting $291 million into policing in First Nations and Inuit communities in Canada over the next five years, following years of complaints and legal challenges from Indigenous police forces that they’ve been chronically underfunded. The federal government ​pays […]

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Helping youth spot abuse and supporting survivors – Government of AB

Jan 09, 2018 Two Status of Women grants are helping educate central Alberta youth about abuse and are supporting survivors of family violence as they heal and move forward. The grants are being awarded to the Family Violence Action Society in Camrose and the Pembina Crisis Connection Society in Drayton Valley. Both organizations run programs […]

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 201818 Views

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Man pleads guilty in Lethbridge triple murder – APTN News

January 9, 2018 The man accused of committing a triple murder in a Lethbridge townhouse almost three years ago pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree murder Monday. Austin Vielle entered the pleas on what was supposed to be the first day of trial and is scheduled to sentenced at a later date. The Crown […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201817 Views

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