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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, 202110 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, 202113 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, 202030 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, 202048 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, 2020163 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, 2020103 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, 202095 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, 2020134 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, 2020141 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, 2020122 Views

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