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Province providing funding to add more officers to First Nations police services – Lethbridge News Now

Jun 24, 2022 EDMONTON, AB – The Government of Alberta is lending its support to Indigenous police services across the province. The government is unilaterally funding 15 new police officers for three First Nations police services. The Blood Tribe, Tsuut’ina Nation and Lakeshore Regional police services will each be able to hire five new officers. […]

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AB Government: Expanding Indigenous police services

Alberta’s government is unilaterally funding 15 new police officers for the three First Nations police services in the province. The Blood Tribe, Tsuut’ina Nation and Lakeshore Regional police services will each be able to hire five new police officers. Funding for Indigenous police services is usually paid through the First Nations and Inuit Policing Program. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 202217 Views

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Alexander judge receives national Indigenous honor – St. Albert Gazette

Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay wins Indspire Award An Alexander First Nation judge has received one of Canada’s most prestigious Indigenous awards. Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay received an Indspire Award May 12, the awards ceremony for which aired on APTN and CBC June 19. The Indspire Awards are the highest honour Canada’s Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202214 Views

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Alberta RCMP recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

June 21, 2022 On June 21, 2022, Alberta RCMP recognized National Indigenous Peoples Day with a Tipi Raising ceremony in front of the headquarters building. Corresponding with the summer solstice, National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates the unique heritage, diverse cultures and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The date of June 21 is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 202215 Views

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Celebrating Albertans who protect our communities

The 2022 awards celebrated Albertans who found ways to prevent crime and promote restorative justice in their neighbourhoods, towns and cities. “Whether they’re helping Albertans fight racism and inequality, doing street-level work to deter crime or helping individuals navigate the legal system, the recipients of this year’s Alberta Community Justice Awards have all helped make […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202211 Views

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Media Statement: Alberta Justice Minister Misleading Albertans on Details of Transition to New Provincial Police Service

June 16, 2022 Edmonton, AB — Following is a statement from National Police Federation Regional Directors Kevin Halwa and Jeff McGowan, and Vice President Michelle Boutin, in response to a recent opinion editorial from Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Tyler Shandro: “In a recent opinion editorial from Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Solicitor […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202222 Views

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Family of Métis hunters murdered in Alberta calls out the media – APTN News

The family of two Métis hunters that were murdered in Alberta called out the media for unfair treatment of their loved ones after some media outlets aired a video showing the moment the men were murdered. APTN News did not publish the video. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/videos/family-of-metis-hunters-murdered-in-alberta-calls-out-the-media/

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202221 Views

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High Prairie RCMP investigating historical homicide and seek information

June 7, 2022 On Monday, July 29, 2013, at approximately 12:46 p.m., High Prairie RCMP responded to a complaint of an unresponsive female outside of a residence in Atikameg, Alta. Upon arrival, EMS had declared Chantel Gail Savard (34), of Grande Prairie, Alta. deceased. An autopsy was completed, and the cause of death was determined to be a homicide. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202215 Views

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Ending violence against Indigenous women, girls, 2S+ people

Jun 03, 2022 A new Premier’s council will guide Alberta’s action in response to the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). The Premier’s Council on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG Council) will report to the Premier on government action and identify the gaps that need to be […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202224 Views

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‘There’s a lot of emotion’: Family of Cree-Métis hunters react to guilty verdict – APTN News

Jun 01, 2022 Gina Levasseur, the sister of one of the men killed in March 2020, says despite the trial being over and a guilty verdict delivered, the situation is still challenging for the entire family. “There are a lot of feelings here,” she tells APTN News. “There is a lot of emotion in our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202218 Views

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