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Indigenous leaders, victims’ families call for urgent action as MMIWG report filed to province – Daily Herald Tribune

Jan 11, 2022 The Alberta Joint Working Group on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) has published its final report, which is expected to be published in the spring. Indigenous leaders and the families of victims hope the report will finally create real change, but are frustrated conversations on what to do have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202224 Views

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First Nation force takes over policing non-Indigenous Alberta community – The Globe and Mail

In one of the first arrangements of its kind in the country, an Indigenous police force has taken over policing of a small non-Indigenous town in Alberta – a move leaders from both communities say could become a model for both reconciliation and rural policing in the province. The Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service, known in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202220 Views

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MMIWG final report received: Minister Wilson

Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on receiving the final report from the Alberta Joint Working Group on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: “Alberta’s government is committed to preventing and reducing the risk of violence committed against Indigenous women and girls. “I am pleased to have received the final […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202220 Views

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Alberta RCMP Historical Homicide Unit works to find answers to unsolved cases across province

December 22, 2021 The Alberta RCMP Historical Homicide Unit (HHU) was established under the organization’s Serious Crimes Branch (SCB) to review, assess, prioritize, and investigate historical homicides in RCMP jurisdiction across the province. The HHU is responsible for the investigation of unsolved homicides within Alberta by making use of advanced and complex investigative techniques. In 2002, the Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202192 Views

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RCMP Major Crimes Unit seeking public assistance to locate missing man – Update 1

December 19, 2021 The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over carriage of the Landy Shirt missing person’s investigation. On Dec. 18, 2021, Lac La Biche RCMP located a deceased man inside an apartment building at 10310 102 Avenue in Lac La Biche, Alta., the deceased was identified as Landy Shirt. The circumstances surrounding the death of Landy are believed […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202136 Views

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AB Government: Investigation into hospitalization after LRPS arrest continues

On Dec. 13, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was directed to investigate a Dec. 12 incident where a 22-year-old man was taken to hospital after being arrested and placed in police custody. On Dec. 12 at approximately 10:52 a.m., the Lakeshore Regional Police Service (LRPS) received a complaint of an unwanted, intoxicated man […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202129 Views

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Edmonton police chief talks about the force’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples – APTN News

Dec 15, 2021 APTN News sits down with Edmonton police chief Dale McFee about the force’s progress in improving relations with Indigenous Peoples in the city. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/edmonton-police-chief-talks-about-the-forces-relationship-with-indigenous-peoples/

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202128 Views

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RCMP Major Crimes Unit seeking public assistance to locate missing man, Landy Shirt

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit and Lac La Biche detachment are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing man. On Dec. 8, 2021, Maskwacis RCMP responded to a call from the family of Landy Shirt, age 31 who reported that he was missing. Landy’s family last saw him on Dec. 3, 2021, in Maskwacis, Alta. Investigators have learned that Landy […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202134 Views

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IAAW: Alberta Engagement on the National Action Plan on MMIWG

In March 2020, the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women secured funds from Indigenous Services Canada to engage with families on identifying priority actions for the National Action Plan. This is a summary of our engagement. Download the 2-page PDF on the Engagement.Download NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202147 Views

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Commission Newsletter, December 10, 2021 – AB Human Rights Commission

In this issue: ​International Human Rights Day is December 10 Human rights case law: Tribunal decisions 1. Recent Tribunal decisions 2. Summary of recent Tribunal decisions Commission news 1. Rise in Albertans seeking information about COVID-19 and human rights 2. Complaint process changes 3. Human rights dispute arising from collective agreement 4. The Commission and the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202139 Views

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