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Advocates say N.W.T. justice system needs to rehabilitate, not incarcerate, vulnerable offenders – CBC

Government of Canada seeking public comment on criminal justice system until Jan. 15 Dec 18, 2017 As the Government of Canada prepares to wrap up public consultation in its review of the country’s criminal justice system, advocates from the Northwest Territories are saying the territory’s system incarcerates people with addictions, disabilities and poor mental health […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201720 Views

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Results of cannabis survey released – Government of NU

December 15, 2017 IQALUIT, Nunavut (December 15, 2017) – Minister of Finance David Akeeagok released the results of the Government of Nunavut (GN) online cannabis survey today. “Our newly elected government must make important policy decisions in the next few months, before the Government of Canada legalizes the recreational use of cannabis in July 2018,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 201722 Views

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RCMP investigating suspicious death of a man in Pelly Crossing

December 14, 2017 Pelly Crossing, Yukon The Yukon RCMP are investigating the death of a 37-year-old First Nation man in Pelly Crossing. His death was reported on December 13th and is being treated as suspicious. The Yukon Coroner’s Service is assisting with the investigation. An autopsy has been ordered and is expected to take place in Vancouver on […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 201718 Views

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National inquiry into MMIWG comes to Inuvik after push from Inuit and Inuvialuit – CBC

Statement taking and outreach is taking place from Monday to Wednesday Dec 13, 2017 The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is in Inuvik this week in response to pressure from some members of the community. Staff arrived on Monday and are set up at the Capital Suites Hotel to hear […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 201724 Views

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Together for Safety Annual Report – Yukon RCMP

December 7, 2017 Whitehorse, Yukon Since the Together for Safety Protocol was signed in May of 2015, the signatories have met every few months to discuss a number of priority issues and initiatives. In July 2015, the signatories worked with a consultant to create a Together for Safety Implementation Plan. The implementation plan was used to apply […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201718 Views

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples launches WALKING IN HER MOCCASINS BUNDLE CAMPAIGN – New & progressive violence prevention resource

December 6, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Today, the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) will launch a new and progressive violence prevention resource titled Walking In Her Moccasins, at the University of Ottawa (Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Room 12102) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Walking In Her Moccasins is a campaign rooted in the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201733 Views

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Government of Yukon announces development of Sexualized Assault Response Team

December 05, 2017 Resources are being provided to develop a Sexualized Assault Response Team (SART). The team will provide coordinated, victim-centered, low-barrier services to victims of sexualized assault as of spring 2018. The SART will improve coordination so that victims receive the services they need, when they need them and on their own terms. Victims […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201725 Views

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58 human rights activists killed in Brazil so far this year – CP

Source: The Associated Press Dec 5, 2017 12:03 SAO PAULO _ Amnesty International says 58 activists were killed in Brazil during the first eight months of the year, putting 2017 on track to be one of the deadliest years for human rights defenders in the country. In a report released Tuesday, the rights group says most of the victims […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201720 Views

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Pauktuutit calls for better collaboration after inquiry postpones hearing – Nunatsiaq online

November 29, 2017 “We could have worked with them to find another location” Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada says it’s “deeply disheartened” and “confused” about the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s last-minute plans to postpone its only Nunavut hearing, in Rankin Inlet. Commissioners were set to visit Nunavut Dec. 11, but families […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201724 Views

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Pauktuutit Deeply Disheartened by National Inquiry’s Postponement of Rankin Inlet Inquiry Hearing

November 24, 2017 OTTAWA – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada is deeply disheartened that the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has suddenly postponed their meeting in Rankin Inlet. President Rebecca Kudloo said ‘I want the families to know that we care about you and we are here for you. We […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201719 Views

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