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First Nations Say PlayAlberta Is Unregulated – GamingPost.ca

April 09 2021 First launched in the fall of 2020, provincial online gambling platform PlayAlberta.ca caters to the needs of Alberta’s gaming enthusiasts. Two First Nations are now dragging the provincial government as well as gaming regulator the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission to court. According to Southern Alberta First Nations Stoney Nakoda and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202114 Views

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OCYA_AB: Child and Youth Advocate releases latest mandatory reviews concerning 10 young people

Using accessible language and highlighting the actions and results of the province’s youth suicide prevention plan are key recommendations Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released reviews into the circumstances of 10 young people, nine of whom passed away between April 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020. This report also includes a young […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202116 Views

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First Nations launch legal challenge to coal mining on Alberta’s Eastern Slopes – Calgary Herald

Feb 04, 2021 Siksika First Nation is launching a legal challenge against the province’s decision to rescind its coal policy, effectively allowing open-pit coal mining in the Rockies. The coal policy, launched in 1976, aimed to protect parts of the Rocky Mountains from open-pit mining and designated the area, from Jasper to Waterton National Parks, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202142 Views

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation headed to Supreme Court over Advance Costs

LAC- LA BICHE, AB, Jan. 22, 2021  – YESTERDAY the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal the decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal overturning Beaver Lake Cree Nations’ partial advanced cost award. In 2008 the Beaver Lake Cree brought a novel and complex Treaty infringement case, arguing that the cumulative effects of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2021124 Views

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Alberta government policy change on coal mining in Rockies in court – Globalnews.ca

January 19, 2021 A lawyer for a rancher trying to get a judge to force the Alberta government to reconsider its decision to throw out a policy that protected the Rocky Mountains from coal mines says his client wants to be treated fairly. “What my clients are seeking is not to be left out in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202151 Views

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Sipekne’katik First Nation To Sue Non-Indigenous Fishers In Lobster Dispute – HuffPost Canada

The band also intends to file a constitutional challenge against a provincial law that has prevented the band from selling its lobster catch. INDIAN BROOK, N.S. — A Mi’kmaq First Nation that encountered violence after it opened a self-regulated lobster fishery says it will launch a series of lawsuits against non-Indigenous fishers for alleged damages […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202047 Views

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OCYA_AB: Child and Youth Advocate Releases Annual Report

Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released the 2019-20 Annual Report of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA). This year’s annual report provides a summary of OCYA major activities during the past year, and looks ahead at how the OCYA plans to strengthen its services so that young people in Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202090 Views

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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, 2020190 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, 2020138 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, 2020114 Views

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