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MMIWG Fact Sheet: What is the National Inquiry?

Mandate The mission of the National Inquiry (NI) is to learn the truth by honouring the lives and legacies of Indigenous women, girls and members of the LGBTQ2S community. Three goals are: Finding the truth Honouring the truth Giving life to the truth as a path to healing It is important to provide those sharing […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 20177 Views

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Working Together to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls National Scan of RCMP Initiatives May 2017

Introduction The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is committed to the prevention of violence against women. As frontline police officers, we know that Indigenous women are at greater risk of being victimized; because of this, the RCMP Commissioner called for more research on this issue. The resulting 2014 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Overview, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201710 Views

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MMIWG: Fact Sheet: What is the National Inquiry?

Mandate The mission of the National Inquiry (NI) is to learn the truth by honouring the lives and legacies of Indigenous women, girls and members of the LGBTQ2S community. Three goals are: Finding the truth Honouring the truth Giving life to the truth as a path to healing It is important to provide those sharing […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 20178 Views

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Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods unit takes action against drug trafficking and prostitution in Whitehorse

June 23, 2017 The Government of Yukon’s Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) unit carried out actions on nine separate properties in the last six months. The actions were a result of evidence that the properties were being used to traffic drugs or trade drugs for sex. In May 2017, the SCAN unit initiated an investigation […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201711 Views

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Researcher calls for public inquiry into medical experimentation on students not compensated in settlement agreement – APTN

June 21, 2017 After he published his research in 2013 exposing medical experimentation on students at residential schools involving withholding of certain foods, the invitations started coming in for Dr. Ian Mosby. “A lot of communities wanted me to come and explain to people myself, in person,” he said, during an interview in Toronto. Mosby […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201712 Views

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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201717 Views

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Inuit Name Submissions to MMIWG to Register

(June 8, 2017 – Ottawa, ON) The National Inquiry (NI) into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) held it’s first Community Hearing in Whitehorse, Yukon at the end of May to the first of June 2017. The NI into MMIWG is mandated to examine and report on the systemic causes of all forms […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201716 Views

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Calls are up: Nunavut’s capital to get three more police officers – NunatsiaqOnline

Iqaluit city councillors asking for beach area foot patrol this summer June 15, 2017 The city wants to see more of the RCMP, literally—with walking patrols around the beach in summer and more regular attendance at Iqaluit city council meetings. With three new staff members coming soon, increased police presence should be easier, St.-Sgt. Matco […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201715 Views

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New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well in some aspects of child and youth well-being, but lags farthest behind other countries in concerning indicators of child health and violence. In Oh Canada! […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201713 Views

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The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canadian women their lives – The Globe and Mail

A piece of property Natalie just wanted to belong. Her home life was troubled – parents who drank too much, an abusive boyfriend and a sense she didn’t fit in. So, although just 14, she moved in with members of a street gang. They were her family, her protectors, at least in the beginning. She […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201716 Views

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