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ASIRT investigations concluded on three files

Jan 13, 2023 The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has completed its investigations into three separate incidents and released the full reports on each of them. On July 12, 2018, pursuant to Sec. 46.1 of the Police Act, ASIRT was directed to investigate a Calgary Police Service officer-involved shooting causing injury. ASIRT’s investigation is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202320 Views

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Moving from Our Heads to Our Hearts to Our Hands Summary Report of the National Gathering on Unmarked Burials: Supporting the Search and Recovery of Missing Children

Message from Kimberly Murray, the Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites Associated with Indian Residential Schools I want to begin by acknowledging the strength of Indigenous Survivors, families and communities across Turtle Island who are leading the Sacred work of recovering the missing children. I want to especially acknowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2023101 Views

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‘It’s angering’: Family of Métis hunters killed in 2020 reflect on sentencing – APTN News

Jan 09, 2023 ‘There will never be anything that can bring the boys back,’ says wife of Jacob Sansom The day after the sentencing of Anthony Bilodeau, the Sansom and Cardinal families say they’re still in shock about the events of the past three years. Sitting in a closed section of an Edmonton hotel restaurant, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202314 Views

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Killer of Métis Hunters Given Life Sentence

The Alberta Court of King’s Bench on Friday, January 6, 2023 sentenced one of the two men who shot and killed Métis hunters Maurice Cardinal and Jake Sansom to a life sentence in prison. Justice Eric Macklin gave Anthony Bilodeau, the younger of the two killers, the life sentence with a minimum parole eligibility period […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202311 Views

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Justice By Numbers Among Several Internally Funded Research Projects Led By LC Employees

Jan 4, 2023 Taking a closer look at statistics within the justice realm is the focus of one of a handful of internally funded research projects taking place at Lethbridge College this academic year thanks to grants awarded by the Centre for Applied Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CARIE). Justice by numbers: the politics of quantification […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202318 Views

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Alberta judge makes recommendations after death of Indigenous girl in care – CFWE Radio Network

January 4th, 2023 Minister of Children’s Services Mickey Amery said in a statement that his office will review the judge’s recommendations “with all of the seriousness this death deserves.” He added that the province previously implemented recommendations from the child and youth advocate relating to Serenity’s death. An Alberta judge has made 20 recommendations from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202319 Views

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ASIRT investigation continues into RCMP officer-involved shooting in Elizabeth Metis Settlement

Dec 20, 2022 On Nov. 8, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was directed to investigate an RCMP officer-involved shooting in Elizabeth Metis Settlement that occurred earlier that day. At 11:38 a.m., an Elizabeth Metis Settlement resident called Cold Lake RCMP to report an unwanted man on an ATV. The caller said that he […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202226 Views

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Canada supports survivors fleeing gender-based violence

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender-based violence remains an ongoing problem in Alberta, and across Canada. One measure of this situation is that gender-based violence crisis hotlines in Alberta saw a 50 per cent or higher increase in the number of calls over the past year. Now more than ever, funding is needed to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 202215 Views

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Crisis support for gender-based violence survivors

Alberta’s government is partnering with Women and Gender Equality Canada to provide crisis support to Albertans who are experiencing gender-based violence. When a person is in crisis, they need immediate care. That means knowing who to call in order to be connected directly to the support they need, when they need it. Crisis hotlines are […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 202243 Views

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Preventing gender-based violence that targets Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQQIA+ persons in Alberta

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada December 9, 2022 – Edmonton, Alberta — Women and Gender Equality Canada The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented challenges for victims and survivors […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 202230 Views

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