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Child welfare worker ‘on leave’ after confrontation with Indigenous advocate caught on video – APTN News

Jun 10, 2021 A profanity-laced video that shows a staff member with Children’s Services Alberta (CSA) making comments to an Indigenous child welfare advocate has led to the worker being put on leave according to the ministry. The video, shared widely on social media, was taken earlier this week in the parking lot of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202115 Views

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Council endorses reconciliation process with its Indigenous neighbours – Morinville News

Jun 11, 2021 The Town of Morinville is seeking to begin a reconciliation process with its Indigenous neighbours. At its meeting Tuesday, Council unanimously passed a motion calling on Administration to bring forward a report to initiate a comprehensive community consultation. To take place in collaboration with Alexander First Nation, the consultation would be in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 202123 Views

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Column: It’s time for tough conversations over our Indigenous present – St. Albert Today

“I grew up knowing and celebrating the idea of one side of my family but being shamed for being ‘an Indian.’ I wasn’t sure how to process it.” I’m a 45-year-old mother of three children. Two are in university and the youngest is seven and autistic. My oldest child was born in 1997 – the year Princess Diana and Mother Teresa […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 20219 Views

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Action desperately needed in support of Indigenous communities – Fort Saskatchewan Record

Jun 10, 2021 The report of 215 unmarked graves discovered by ground penetrating radar at the Kamloops residential school sent shockwaves across the world late last month. Flags across the country were lowered to half-mast in honour of the children lost. The City of Fort Saskatchewan lowered its flags until June 8, for a total […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202112 Views

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Government reaches exit agreement with TC Energy

The Alberta government is terminating its involvement in the Keystone XL project after the presidential permit approving the pipeline was revoked in January. The government and TC Energy have reached an agreement for an orderly exit from the KXL project and partnership. The two parties will continue to explore all options to recoup the government’s […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202110 Views

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(OAG_AB)Media Advisory – Notice of Release of Reports

June 10, 2021 Edmonton, Alberta — Following tabling with the Members of the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, June 10, 2021, Auditor General Doug Wylie is releasing two reports: Report of the Auditor General – June 2021, which includes: An examination of Processes to Provide Information About Government’s Environmental Liabilities Assessment of implementation of recommendations from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202140 Views

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Joint Statement from Métis Governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Saskatchewan

Métis Governments in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario call for Clément Chartier to remove himself from all involvement with Métis National Council The Presidents of the Métis Nation British Columbia, Métis Nation of Alberta, Métis Nation–Saskatchewan and Métis Nation of Ontario are calling for Clément Chartier to immediately remove himself from any and all public […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202150 Views

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The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, Grand Chief Okimaw Vernon Watchmaker extended an invite to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

June 7, 2021 (amiskwacîwâskahikan, Wocodaki) The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, Grand Chief Okimaw Vernon Watchmaker extended an invite to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and requested that the Special Rapporteur receive institutional support from the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. All of this occurring at the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202117 Views

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The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations Chiefs are concerned that Bill-C15 will be expedited through the legislative process following the presentation of Treaty Six Chief’s to the Senate Committee

(amiskwacîwâskahikan, Wocodaki) The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations Chiefs are concerned that Bill-C15 will be expedited through the legislative process following the presentation of Treaty Six Chief’s to the Senate Committee. The Senate Committee on Aboriginal People was tasked to do a pre-study on the Bill on May 7, 2021. Grand Chief Watchmaker, Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202122 Views

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Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations Chiefs: Submission to the Standing Committee on Bill C-15

SUBMISSION TO THE SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON BILL C15 As the descendants of the Original Peoples, we retain our own laws and governments. When the Crown approached our peoples to enter into a peace and friendship treaty in 1876, we used our laws and inherent authority to allow the Crown’s subjects to live amongst our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202159 Views

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