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As service refusals make headlines, experts say businesses usually in the wrong – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 15, 2018  By Aleksandra Sagan THE CANADIAN PRESS Two Canadian businesses that recently made headlines for refusing customers have learned the hard way that there are few circumstances in which they can legally deny service to a patron. A teenage boy hoping to celebrate his 16th birthday at a Toronto cat cafe […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201812 Views

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Major crimes unit investigates death of female on Paul Band First Nation – Edmonton Journal

August 14, 2018 RCMP major crimes investigators are looking into the death of a woman on a First Nation west of Edmonton. Stony Plain RCMP were called to the Paul Band First Nation at 7:38 a.m. Tuesday morning, police said in a news release. Officers found the body of a female and called in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201811 Views

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Signing of Strengthened Agreement with Native Counselling Services of Alberta

From: Correctional Service Canada August 3, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada The Government of Canada is committed to the care, custody and reintegration of Indigenous men and women offenders. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and Native Counselling […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201825 Views

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Media advisory: Signing of Agreement Renewal with Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA)

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for the official signing of the Section 81 Agreement between the Government of Canada and Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA) to strengthen correctional services and reintegration support for Indigenous offenders. A question and answer session […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201817 Views

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Alberta appoints five judges, still seeking to fill prosecutor slots – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2018  By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Alberta’s justice minister says the government has hired five new provincial court judges and continues work to get new Crown prosecutors in place. Kathleen Ganley says four of the judge positions were created in the last budget, while the fifth was a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201817 Views

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Legal Aid wants to help challenge Alberta jury selection rules that exclude Indigenous people – Thestar.com

July 18, 2018 EDMONTON—The Legal Aid Society of Alberta wants to join in the fight to overturn a rule that bans anyone with a criminal record from serving on an Albertan jury, with critics arguing the practice discriminates against Indigenous people. Dane Bullerwell made the argument that the Legal Aid Society of Alberta should be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201814 Views

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Nominate Albertans who help prevent family violence

July 06, 2018 Albertans are encouraged to nominate people or organizations who inspire action in their communities to prevent and stop violence. Nominations are open for the seventh annual Inspiration Awards. These awards honour Albertans whose work helps to advance healthy relationships and end family violence, sexual violence, child abuse and bullying. “Albertans across the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201833 Views

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AB Government: New anti-racism grant now open

Jul 03, 2018 As part of government efforts to address racism, Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has unveiled details of a new Anti-Racism Community Grant Program. The grants are to help communities combat racial discrimination, foster acceptance and promote diversity and inclusion. Announced as part of Alberta’s Taking Action Against Racism report, the new […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201834 Views

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Fort McMurray man raising awareness about missing Indigenous woman last seen 8 years ago – CBC

Security footage shows Janice Desjarlais climbing into a dumpster with her boyfriend in 2010 Jul 02, 2018 Martin Crummy protested on street corners around downtown Fort McMurray over the Canada Day long weekend to raise awareness about Janice Desjarlais, a missing Indigenous woman last seen nearly eight years ago. Crummy started his protest just metres […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201832 Views

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AB Government: Taking action to protect children and families

June 28, 2018 The Alberta government is strengthening kinship care assessments, providing funding for suicide prevention and proposing legislative changes to improve Alberta’s child intervention system. A Stronger, Safer Tomorrow highlights 39 actions – including 16 immediate steps before April 2019 – the Alberta government is taking to improve services, address funding on reserves and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 201836 Views

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