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Dene Nat’l chief wants Indigenous judge appointed – CKLB

August 15, 2018 The outgoing Dene National Chief is calling on officials to appoint an Indigenous judge in the Northwest Territories. Bill Erasmus says that ideally at least fifty percent of the judges in the NWT should be if Indigenous descent, reflecting the Indigenous population of the territory. The NWT is currently in the process […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20182 Views

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Whitehorse Correctional Centre inspection report released, next steps announced

August 15, 2018 The final report of the independent inspection of the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC) was released today. The report by Mr. David Loukidelis includes 40 recommendations to improve the delivery of programs and services at the correctional centre and better serve inmates who have mental wellness needs. The Government of Yukon continues to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20182 Views

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More questions than answers swirl around young woman’s death in B.C. – APTN News

August 3, 2018 The family of a young woman found dead in B.C. in July say they have more questions about how she died than answers. Brittany Martel, 27, from the K’atl’odeeche First Nation, Northwest Territories, was found in a ditch on July 22 along Hwy 5 south of Merritt, B.C. Police informed the family […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201814 Views

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Family ‘waiting for answers’ as death deemed not suspicious – Cabin Radio

July 31, 2018 Family members said they were “still waiting for answers” as RCMP in British Columbia declared Brittany Martel’s death “not suspicious” on Tuesday. The Hay River Reserve 27-year-old’s body was discovered by chance at the side of BC’s Highway 5, south of Merritt, a little over a week ago. Without elaborating on the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201813 Views

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NTI is Pleased with Justice Ruling to Include Kivalliq Hall as an Eligible Residential School

(July 31, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk stated today that NTI is pleased with the Nunavut Court of Appeal’s judgment to include Kivalliq Hall as an eligible Residential School under the Residential School Settlement Agreement. The issue was a long standing dispute with the Government of Canada since 2007. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201816 Views

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Behchoko RCMP seek public’s help to locate missing man – My Yellowknife Now

Jul. 31st, 2018 The RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find a missing man. Behchoko RCMP are seeking the public’s help to locate 21-year-old Jermaine Joe Camsell. Camsell is described as Indigenous, 165 cm / 5’5” tall, 60 kg / 132 lbs, slim build, with black hair and brown eyes. He was reported […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201820 Views

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YT Government: Eight projects receive Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust funds

Eight community-led projects focused on crime prevention are receiving $121,768 in funding from the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust. Many of the projects receiving funding aim to reach youth and provide opportunities for them to form relationships and build life skills. They open up possibilities for youth to create healthy lifestyles through sport, music […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201811 Views

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Woman found dead in B.C. had plans to document her travels on the road – APTN News

July 26, 2018 A woman who was found dead in British Columbia this week had contacted APTN News earlier in July about documenting her hitchhiking adventures. The body of 27-year-old Brittnay Martel was discovered by a motorist on Hwy 5 south of Merritt, B.C., 127 kilometres west of Kelowna. Her family confirmed the woman’s identity. Martel had disappeared […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201815 Views

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Driver stuck in traffic finds body of NWT woman by BC highway – Cabin Radio

July 25, 2018 RCMP in British Columbia say remains found by the side of a highway are those of a 27-year-old woman from the Northwest Territories. Police are still notifying next-of-kin so the woman’s name has not been released, though RCMP said she had connections in the South Okanagan region. The body was uncovered on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201818 Views

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Yellowknife Street Outreach Celebrates First Year of Service

July 19, 2018 The City of Yellowknife, in partnership with the Yellowknife Women’s Society, is pleased to mark the first anniversary of the Yellowknife Street Outreach program. Yellowknife Street Outreach assists individuals who need help getting to a safe location. The service provides safe rides in the Street Outreach van for individuals who are at […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201819 Views

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