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Canada and the Metis Settlements General Council Sign Framework Agreement

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada December 17, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Together, Canada and the Métis are working towards a renewed relationship, based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Gerald Cunningham, President of the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201825 Views

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2 Edmonton residents charged with first-degree murder in death of Indigenous Alberta woman – Globalnews.ca

December 17, 2018 Two people have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder after an Alberta woman was found dead in the North Saskatchewan River two months ago. The body of 25-year-old Lindsay Marie Jackson was found in the river on Oct. 3 near Brosseau, Alta., which is about 150 kilometres northeast of Edmonton. RCMP […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201820 Views

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‘They matter and they were loved’: Standoff conference honours murdered and missing Indigenous women – Globalnews.ca

The number of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls continues to weigh on the hearts and minds of members of the Blood Tribe in southern Alberta. A recent database identified more than 2,500 murdered or missing Indigenous women across North America. Those at Dec. 10 to 12 conference held in Standoff, Alta., spent some […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201821 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: Submissions to National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On December 11, 2018, the oral submission from Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, AnânauKatiget Tumingit Regional Inuit Women’s Association, Saturviit Inuit Women’s Association of Nunavik, Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre, and Manitoba Inuit Association was made to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Please click on the links below to read or watch […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201819 Views

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AB Government: New legal supports for sexual violence survivors

Dec 05, 2018 Free legal advice is being provided to survivors of sexual violence to help on their path to healing and support greater access to the justice system. The Government of Alberta provided a $700,000 grant to the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton for the pilot initiative. “For anyone who’s endured the trauma of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201831 Views

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Live: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry holds hearings in Calgary – CBC

Nov 26, 2018 Watch live all week here, as the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls holds hearings in Calgary. The inquiry is hearing submissions in Calgary from Nov. 26 to 30, before heading to Ottawa on Dec. 10. Videos from the first day of the hearing submissions in Calgary are […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201839 Views

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Call to end gender-based violence in Alberta

Nov 25, 2018 Minister of Status of Women Danielle Larivee issued the following statement to mark 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: “Every day, women and girls in our province face harassment, sexual assault and domestic violence. For those who’ve shared their experiences, I commend you for your courage and your strength. Supporting greater […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201835 Views

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Albertans honoured for preventing violence

Nov 23, 2018 Leaders from across Alberta have been honoured with Inspiration Awards to recognize their work to prevent family violence, sexual violence, child abuse and bullying. A total of 25 awards were presented by Community and Social Services Minister Irfan Sabir to individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to prevent violence […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201833 Views

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Province putting Indigenous youth at risk – national chief – Alberta Daily Herald Tribune

November 22, 2018 More Indigenous children are in care today than the greatest number of children placed in residential schools at their peak Indigenous children and youth are among the most vulnerable in the province and face significant risk following the recently announced cuts to Ontario’s Child Advocate position. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201823 Views

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A new way to swear an oath at the Lethbridge Courthouse following eagle feather ceremony – Lethbridge News Now

November 18, 2018 LETHBRIDGE – It’s another step in the right direction for truth and reconciliation in Southern Alberta. That’s what organizers are saying following an Eagle Feather Bestowment ceremony that took place at the Lethbridge Courthouse on Friday, Nov. 16. A smudge was performed as part of the ceremony, and an eagle feather gifted […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201827 Views

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