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Escape from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

From: Correctional Service Canada April 23, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada On April 22, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m. staff members at the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), observed Tara Hobson and Stacy Jack leaving the property. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 20182 Views

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Alberta’s first female Indigenous provincial court judge taught ‘resilience, forgiveness’ by parents – CBC

Provincial Court Judge Karen Crowshoe will be sworn in Friday afternoon Apr 13, 2018 Karen Crowshoe’s Blackfoot heritage will be celebrated Friday when she is sworn in as Alberta’s first female Indigenous provincial court judge. Crowshoe grew up on the Piikani First Nation in a three-room home shared by 11 family members. On Friday afternoon, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201814 Views

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Edmonton dangerous offender files notice of appeal of convictions, sentence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 10, 2018  EDMONTON _ An Edmonton man with a history of making violent attacks is appealing his latest convictions and his designation as a dangerous offender. The dangerous offender designation handed to Lance Blanchard last month means he could be held in prison indefinitely. Blanchard was convicted in 2016 of kidnapping and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201813 Views

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Calgary recreational pot bylaw bans public consumption of on non medical weed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 5, 2018 Calgary city council has approved recreational marijuana rules that ban the consumption of any form of non-medical pot in public. The bylaw will apply to smoking, vaping and edibles once the federal legalization of recreational weed comes into effect later this year, likely sometime this summer. Medical cannabis will still […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 201818 Views

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Albertans recognized for preventing violence

April 04, ,2018 Leaders from Edmonton, central and northern Alberta are being honoured for their work in preventing family violence, sexual violence, child abuse and bullying. A total of nine Inspiration Awards were presented to individuals and groups who demonstrated excellence in areas such as promoting public education about healthy relationships, working across sectors to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 201816 Views

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CBC Investigates – Deadly Force: How CBC analyzed details of hundreds of fatal encounters between Canadians, police – CBC

CBC researchers tracked down details about 460 Canadians who died at the hands of police Apr 05, 2018 Close to five million Canadians have some form of run-in with police each year. In the vast majority of cases, these interactions end without aggression or injury. However, about 30 times per year someone dies at the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201817 Views

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MISSING: Kiana Young, 17, of Red Deer – RdnewsNOW

March 29, 2018 RED DEER- RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 17-year-old Kiana Young. Young was last seen in Red Deer on March 23 and RCMP wish to verify her well-being. Kiana Young is described as: Aboriginal 5’6” tall 200 lbs Blonde/ light brown hair Brown eyes, wears glasses Last seen wearing a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201826 Views

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Female centred ride hailing apps on the rise in spite of hurdles, women say – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 1, 2018 By Michelle McQuigge THE CANADIAN PRESS The women behind the slowly growing number of ride-hailing apps catering to female passengers and drivers say the hurdles they’ve had to overcome to get their services on the road demonstrate exactly why they’re necessary in the first place. Women from Halifax to Vancouver […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 201815 Views

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Child Intervention Panel – Ministerial panel explored ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to recommend ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. More than 10,000 children and youth currently receive child intervention services across Alberta. What the panel did Over twelve months, the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention engaged in an unprecedented, open […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201824 Views

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More spaces and improved facilities for Albertans fleeing family violence

The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing approximately $1.9 million to increase capacity at Mountain Rose Women’s Shelter. This funding is part of a $6.15-million commitment to women’s facilities across Alberta to provide maintenance, repairs and new construction of shelters and transitional housing to support women and children fleeing family violence. This funding complements […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201820 Views

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