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Alberta RCMP Historical Homicide Unit seeks public’s assistance on third anniversary of unsolved homicide

The Alberta RCMP Historical Homicide Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in the unsolved murder of Marvin Brian Auger. On Dec. 2, 2017, family members discovered Auger deceased in his home on Bigstone Cree Nation, near Desmarais, Alta. An autopsy confirmed his death was a homicide. The RCMP believe that Mr. Auger was shot and killed inside […]

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First Nation Police Forces To Be Provincially Recognized By Alberta – WellandTribune.ca

Oct. 26, 2020 (ANNews) – Proposed changes to the Police Act introduced on October 21, 2020 would formally recognize First Nations police services in legislation. The Police Act, which is the primary legislation that governs the police in Alberta, does not currently recognize First Nation police forces despite the fact that First Nations have been […]

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Alberta justice minister says province expanding power, status for First Nations police – Globalnews.ca

October 21, 2020 The Alberta government has introduced proposed changes to the province’s Police Act which would expand the powers of First Nations police forces. The changes are part of a number of proposed amendments under the Justices Statutes Amendment Act, Justice Minister Kaycee Madu said Wednesday. First Nations police forces have been in place […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202022 Views

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A place of peace’: Funds will help build park to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women in Edmonton – CTV Edmonton

October 20, 2020 EDMONTON — The desire to keep the focus on murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls after the national inquiry delivered its 231 Calls to Justice last year pushed Shawna Serniak to change the focus of the endowment fund she had established with the Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF). Serniak created the Every Woman Empowerment […]

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CPS citizen survey shows ‘pattern’ of mistrust in police among Black, Indigenous people – Calgary Herald

The police oversight body’s annual citizen satisfaction survey also shows a declne in the perception that Calgary police officers respond fairly to all communities across the city There’s a “pattern” of low trust in Calgary police among Black and Indigenous people, according to new data from the city’s police oversight body. The Calgary police commission […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202032 Views

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Metis Nation in Alberta holds fundraiser for hunter’s families – APTN News

The Metis Nation of Alberta hosted a fundraising breakfast in two locations to raise money for the families of Jacob Sansom and Maurice Cardinal. The two Metis men were shot and killed while hunting this past March. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/metis-nation-in-alberta-holds-fundraiser-for-hunters-families/

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202024 Views

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Indigenous women are preyed on at horrifying rates. I was one of them – The Guardian

Twenty-seven years ago I almost ended up a grim statistic, like so many Indigenous women and girls. It’s still happening I was a missing Indigenous girl who beat the odds. Now I’m a journalist and I won’t shut up about a genocidal crisis happening in Canada. I spent my childhood in and out of foster […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202040 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, 202079 Views

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A child at heart:’ Cousin says Indigenous teen killed had her future stolen – CTV Edmonton

August 26, 2020 EDMONTON — Roderica Ribbonleg had big plans to make her family proud and her first milestone was her high school graduation. Her cousin, Tracey D’Or, says the 15-year-old from a remote northern Alberta First Nation was determined to attend university. That bright future was stolen when Roderica’s body was found discarded in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202075 Views

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Edmonton City Council: Police Commission member recruitment underway

August 20, 2020 Edmonton City Council is recruiting for two members to join the 11-member Edmonton Police Commission. The Edmonton Police Commission is committed to making Edmonton a safe and vibrant city today and in the future. It oversees the police service, ensuring professional and ethical policing to the citizens of Edmonton. The Commission creates […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202080 Views

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