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Legal news Roundup – July 12, 2018 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Toronto police plan to deploy 200 more officers to priority areas in evening hours to combat gun violence, Toronto Star Hydro One board, CEO Mayo Schmidt step aside, bow to pressure from Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Globe and Mail Indigenous leaders turn down invitation to meeting of premiers, CBC news United States Trump claims […]

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Opinion: The specific claims process is about justice for First Nations, not charity – CBC

Legal obligations have been breached or unfulfilled, and these failings must be remedied Jul 11, 2018 “Specific claims” is a simple phrase that describes a hugely important issue: the body of outstanding violations against First Nations, accumulated through colonial and post-colonial mistreatment and negligence. These violations, allegedly committed by the federal government, generally concern treaty […]

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MLA’s Report – Taking action to protect children – The South Peace News

Six out of every 10 children. That’s how many of the children receiving child intervention services are Indigenous. It’s unacceptable. Every child in Alberta deserves to thrive, no matter where they’re born. That’s why I recently unveiled a plan called A Stronger, Safer Tomorrow, to help our most vulnerable kids thrive. When I became Minister […]

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Council approves asking for provincial inquiry into Moccasin Flats, will continue to work with Indigenous groups – Fort McMurray Today

July 10, 2018 The municipality will ask the province for a public inquiry into the displacement of Indigenous people after the destruction of the Moccasin Flats community in 1981, following an early Tuesday council meeting. Municipal administration will also continue to work with Wood Buffalo’s Indigenous communities and find a way to reconcile the community’s […]

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Feel cut off:’ Loss of Greyhound bus service leaves few options in rural areas – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 10, 2018  By Steve Lambert and Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS Mohammed Idriss says the small city of Brooks in southern Alberta will get more isolated when Greyhound bus service ends across Western Canada in the fall. Greyhound has announced it will end all its routes in the West, save for one […]

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Ron Quintal announces bid for MNA Presidency – MyMcMurray Portal

Jul 9, 2018 Ron Quintal has changed his mind about running for the Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA). Quintal announced his bid for the Presidency on Monday, a change of tune from April when he said he would not seek any position with the nation. At the beginning of June, the Fort McKay Metis filed […]

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Indigenous entertainer plaques not stolen: festival society – Edmonton Journal

July 8, 2018 Plaques dedicated to successful Indigenous entertainers may not be missing as was previously reported. “As far as we know, there are no plaques stolen,” said Doreen Cardinal, who works with the Dreamspeakers Film Festival Society that maintains the Aboriginal Walk of Honour, in a voicemail to Postmedia on Friday. “We do have […]

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A staggering number of Indigenous Canadians are in jail – Calgary’s Business

July 8, 2018 Canadian governments continue to allow the operation of a justice system constructed on a foundation of systemic racism The ’60s Scoop never ended – only the destination changed. Instead of sending Indigenous children to white families, the government has sent a generation of Indigenous children to jail. It must end. Not long […]

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‘Heritage potential’ map aims to help urban planners preserve history – Folio

U of A anthropology student maps out likely sites of local First Nations archeological heritage. A University of Alberta student created a model to determine areas of potential archeological and heritage significance to help policy makers, urban planners and developers make better-informed decisions about where to set urban developments. “In the spirit of truth and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201813 Views

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Edmonton Eskimos have no plans to change name – CTV News

July 4, 2018 The Edmonton Eskimos say they don’t have any plans to change the team name after meeting with Inuit leaders who told them they face more important issues. Eskimos CEO Len Rhodes and other team staff recently returned from the Northwest Territories where they met with Inuit groups to seek input on the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201812 Views

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