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City of Lethbridge: City Council approves Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Recommendations and Work Plan

Lethbridge City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3 to approve the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Recommendations and Work Plan, along with a one-time budget request of $435,000 to be used during a three-year period. This Work Plan builds upon Council’s existing commitment to Reconciliation as outlined in the Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202118 Views

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Edmonton Police Service seeks Indigenous members for Nîsohkamâkewin Council – Toronto Star

Jan. 7, 2021 (ANNews) – On January 5, 2020 the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) began a new initiative: The Human-centred Engagement and Liaison Partnership (HELP) Unit. This new unit was made in collaboration with EPS and Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS), the latter being the trade name of The Boyle Street Service Society, an Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 202127 Views

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Public Prosecutions Services statement on investigation into death of Chantel Moore

23 December 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was released today by Public Prosecutions Services, Office of the Attorney General: Public Prosecutions Services has received the final report from Quebec’s Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes regarding its investigation of the circumstances involving the death of 26-year-old Chantel Moore during a police intervention by a member […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202124 Views

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Message from the Alberta Human Rights Commission

(December 17, 2020) Like many others, we have been saddened and frustrated to learn of the racially-motivated attacks in Alberta: the December 7th attack on an Indigenous couple in Airdrie and the December 8th and 15th attacks on Muslim women in South Edmonton. These attacks are senseless, reprehensible, and deeply, deeply troubling. Alberta human rights […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202089 Views

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Indigenous couple assaulted in Airdrie stage walk for racism awareness – Calgary Herald

An Indigenous couple assaulted in Airdrie in early December staged a walk to the city this weekend to raise awareness of racism in Alberta An Indigenous couple assaulted in Airdrie in early December staged a walk this weekend to raise awareness of racism in Alberta. Telly Bear on Saturday led a group of about a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202026 Views

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Alberta Human Rights Information Service December 10, 2020

In this issue: Human Rights Day is December 10 Human rights case law: Tribunal decisions 1. Recent Tribunal decisions 2. Summary of a recent Tribunal decision Commission news 1. Mask-wearing and human rights 2. Update from the Tribunal Office 3. Update on the Case Inventory Resolution Project 4. Human Rights in the Workplace Online Public […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2020106 Views

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AUMA: Share your thoughts on the Police Act Review survey

The Government of Alberta is continuing its review of Alberta’s Police Act through virtual meetings with a wide range of stakeholders, including AUMA, Rural Municipalities of Alberta, and Indigenous communities. A public survey is now open, and AUMA encourages its members to share their thoughts on trust in the police, how the public makes complaints […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 202031 Views

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Alberta man charged with assault after Indigenous man beaten, car rear-ended – Todayville

AIRDRIE, Alta. — RCMP in southern Alberta have laid charges following allegations by an Indigenous man who says his car was rear-ended and he was beaten while an attacker shouted racist slurs at him and his wife. Mounties say they received a call about an assault just before 11 p.m. Thursday at a gas station […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202035 Views

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Racism is still out there’: Indigenous couple report being rear-ended, assaulted in Airdrie – Calgary Herald

Racism is still a dangerous reality in southern Alberta, says an Indigenous man who was rear-ended and assaulted Thursday night in Airdrie Racism is still a dangerous reality in southern Alberta, says an Indigenous man who was rear-ended and assaulted Thursday night in Airdrie in an incident under RCMP investigation. Telly Bear and his wife, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202037 Views

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Have your say on policing in Alberta

The public can have its say on the future of policing in Alberta through an online survey. The survey is part of the Alberta government’s review of the Police Act. The questionnaire covers several topics related to law enforcement, such as the role of police in community, processes for handling complaints from the public and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202038 Views

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