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Mother of deceased four-year-old fights for justice; lawyer says girl’s death was accidental – APTN news

August 19, 2019 The mother of a four-year-old girl who died while in care in Alberta five years ago says she wants the charges against her daughter’s former guardians reinstated, or new ones laid. Last week APTN News reported that the Alberta crown stayed charges against two kinship guardians who were caring for Serenity, who […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20195 Views

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Mother of slain hockey player shocked at bail for his accused killer – CBC

Aug 16, 2019 Kristian Ayoungman was shot and killed March 17 near Strathmore A southern Alberta woman says she was shocked to hear that one of the men charged in her son’s shooting death has been granted bail. Kristian Ayoungman was found dead in his vehicle on March 17 on a rural highway near Strathmore, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20199 Views

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RCMP satellite location to open in Morley – Cochrane Today

“There are so many barriers to accessing our services outside the reservation, so this position really does address those barriers.” Stoney Nakoda First Nation residents who are the victims of crime will no longer have to drive more than 30 km to give a statement at the Cochrane or Canmore RCMP detachments after a new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20199 Views

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‘This is an agonizing case’: Alberta stays charges in death of Indigenous girl – APTN News

August 13, 2019 The Alberta Crown has stayed charges against two caregivers in the death of a four-year-old Indigenous girl. Relatives of the girl known as Serenity were each charged in 2017 of failing to provide the necessaries of life. The Crown says it came to the decision after reassessing evidence called at a preliminary […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201910 Views

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Media advisory: Minister of Justice to Make a Funding Announcement

From: Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement regarding the Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge at the University of Alberta, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 50. Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Time: 2:00 p.m. (MDT) Location: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 20199 Views

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Remains identified as missing woman Kimberly Cardinal in Alberta – APTN News

July 29, 2019 A sad discovery for the family of Kimberly Cardinal after her remains were positively identified. St. Paul RCMP confirmed the discovery on June 25 and said the circumstances around Cardinal’s death are suspicious. She had been missing from Saddle Lake, northeast of Edmonton, since April. cstewart@aptn.ca Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/07/29/remains-identified-as-missing-woman-kimberly-cardinal-in-alberta/

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201918 Views

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Alberta RCMP Sorry For Handling Of Indigenous Woman Amber Tuccaro’s Death – HuffPost Canada

The 20-year-old’s family rejected the apology. EDMONTON — The commanding officer of the RCMP in Alberta has apologized to the family of an Indigenous woman who disappeared nine years ago and whose killer has never been found. “Our Leduc detachment’s initial missing persons investigation was not our best work,” Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki said Thursday. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201926 Views

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Statement of apology to the family of Amber Tuccaro

July 25, 2019 Thank you for taking the time to meet with me today as we gather on Treaty 6 Territory, traditional land and home to many Indigenous peoples. Before I begin, I want to express my deepest sympathy for your family’s loss. Please know that the RCMP remains completely committed to searching for the person responsible […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201927 Views

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A statement on the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP’s report into the public complaint by Amber Tuccaro’s family

Edmonton AB, June 28, 2019– In November 2017, Paul Tuccaro shared the story of his sister Amber Tuccaro, who went missing in August 2010, in a public hearing in Edmonton before the National Inquiry. Amber’s story, like many of the stories the National Inquiry heard, hit a chord with many Indigenous families and survivors who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 1, 201983 Views

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Report outlines series of RCMP failures in botched Amber Tuccaro investigation – Toronto Star

June 27, 2019 EDMONTON—The RCMP failed to properly investigate an Indigenous woman’s disappearance due to a series of mistakes, including removing her from a missing persons database and destroying her belongings, says a report by a police oversight body. The errors by the Leduc RCMP detachment resulted in a “wholly inadequate” investigation that minimized the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201981 Views

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