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Child and Youth Advocate releases fourth mandatory reviews into child deaths

September 29, 2020 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released reviews into the circumstances of 13 young people, 11 of whom passed away between October 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. This report also includes a young person who passed away prior to this time, but whose review was stayed until March 2020, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2020133 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202079 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada: Answers to your questions in regards to the ending of the suspension period caused by COVID-19

Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Supreme Court Act which had been suspended due to COVID-19 will NO LONGER be suspended. Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by an order of the Court, a judge or the Registrar which had […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202070 Views

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Cree mother alleges bias in child apprehension case – CBC

Ministry says workers are trained in cultural sensitivity Aug 17, 2020 A woman whose children were apprehended by the province in March says she was the victim of racial and religious bias. The woman has since regained custody of her three children – ages eight, five, and a baby – under a supervision order, but she and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202098 Views

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Ermineskin Cree Nation: “We here at Kanawemahwasowim Kamik”

June 1, 2020 “We here at Kanawemahwasowim Kamik (previously known as Children’s Services) want you to know that we take our Nation citizen’s health and wellbeing seriously during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic but we also know the importance of maintaining contact between our children and families while receiving intervention services for Alberta Children’s […]

by aanationtalk on June 2, 2020112 Views

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Indigenous groups press judge to halt US-Canada pipeline work – National Observer

April 17th 2020 Indigenous and environmental groups in the U.S. are pressuring a federal judge to shut down work on the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska less than two weeks after it started, because of fears over workers spreading the coronavirus and worries about a future spill. Pipeline sponsor TC Energy is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202089 Views

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AB-OCYA: Mandatory Reviews: April 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019

March 24, 2020 Child and Youth Advocate releases third mandatory reviews into child deaths Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released reviews into the circumstances of eight young people who passed away between April 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019. 8. 18-Year-Old Rich Rich was 18 years old when he died […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 2020105 Views

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Statement from the Chiefs of Treaty No. 6, Treaty No. 7 & Treaty No. 8 in regard to Child & Family Services

On March 5, 2020, the Treaty No. 6, Treaty No. 7, and Treaty No. 8 Chiefs in attendance at the Special Assembly of Treaty Chiefs, motioned and approved the following statement: Those Chiefs present at the Assembly of Treaty Chiefs meeting on March 4 & 5, 2020 in Treaty No. 7 Territory assert their inherent […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2020112 Views

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Supreme Court decision: Minister Savage

Energy Minister Sonya Savage issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on the Trans Mountain expansion: “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada further clears the way for the completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. All five applications that were previously dismissed by the Federal Court of Appeal […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2020124 Views

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Woodland Cree First Nation supports Bill-69 challenge

Premier Jason Kenney has approved the first grant through the government’s Indigenous Litigation Fund, a new way to partner in prosperity. Woodland Cree First Nation, northwest of Peace River, will receive a $187,688 grant to intervene in support of the Alberta government’s constitutional challenge of Bill C-69, the Impact Assessment Act. “I am pleased to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2020124 Views

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