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Judge reserves decision on GN’s motion to throw out Inuktut-education lawsuit – Nunatsiaq News

Aug 4, 2022 NTI launched lawsuit against the government over Inuktut education rights in October A Nunavut judge will reserve his decision over whether to throw out a lawsuit launched by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. against the Government of Nunavut. Lawyers for the GN and NTI laid out their arguments Tuesday and Wednesday before judge Paul […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 20229 Views

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Kaska Nation sues gov’ts over assessment of Kudz Ze Kayah mine – CBC

Jul 27, 2022 Lawsuit states rights and title have been ‘completely ignored’ by governments The Kaska Nation is taking governments to court over a recent decision to approve an assessment of a proposed hardrock mine in southeast Yukon. According to a recent civil lawsuit submitted in Federal Court, the Yukon and federal governments breached procedural […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202215 Views

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First Nation takes Yukon gov’t to court over ‘fundamentally flawed’ consultations – CBC

Na-Cho Nyäk Dun asks court to quash approval granted last year to mineral exploration project Jun 29, 2022 A Yukon First Nation is in court this week, arguing that the territorial government “utterly, utterly” ignored its duty to consult the First Nation’s citizens before approving a mineral exploration project last year. And according to the First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202223 Views

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Progress Update on the Child and Family Services System’s Quality Improvement Plan

June 7, 2022 The Department of Health and Social Services has released the Child and Family Services 2019-2021 Quality Improvement Plan and the Strategic Approach to System Reform report. It provides a summary of status updates and key highlights on work accomplished from 2019 to 2021. The Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) helped guide initiatives that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202232 Views

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Lawsuit against Liard First Nation settled – Yukon News

May. 2, 2022 Human resources firm alleged tens of thousands in unpaid work dating back to 2016. A lawsuit against the Liard First Nation launched by a human resources and internal investigations firm alleging tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid bills was settled against the First Nation. The lawsuit was launched in early 2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202247 Views

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Nunavut government asks judge to throw out Inuktut education lawsuit – CBC

Apr 28, 2022 Gov’t says basis for the suit, equality rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, is flawed The Government of Nunavut is asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit over the rights of students to be educated in Inuktut. Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), which represents Inuit in Nunavut, filed a statement of claim […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202256 Views

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NTI disappointed with GN seeking to dismiss Inuit language lawsuit – Nunavut News

April 25, 2022 Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated is expressing its disappointment in the Government of Nunavut’s attempt to reject a court challenge over Inuktut language rights in education. On April 4, the Government of Nunavut (GN) filed a motion to dismiss Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated’s (NTI’s) claim that the GN is systemically discriminating against Nunavut Inuit in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202246 Views

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GN Claims Inuit Children Have No Right to Be Educated in Inuktut in it’s Motion to Dismiss NTI’s discrimination lawsuit

(April 25, 2022, Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) expresses disappointment with the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) motion to dismiss NTI’s Claim for Equality Rights of Inuit Children and Youth (the “Claim”) as per s. 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (the “Charter”). On October 13, 2021, NTI, along with Inuit plaintiffs […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 202256 Views

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IRC: Deadline To Apply For Residential Day School Class Action Is July 13, 2022

April 19th, 2022 Free support is available for Inuvialuit survivors of the Indian Day School system and their families who are hoping to claim compensation under the 2019 federal class action settlement. Support is provided by IRC’s legal division and Resolution Health Support Program team. Appointments are available in person in Inuvik or by phone […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202249 Views

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Red Pheasant Cree Nation leadership considering appeal after federal judge annuls 2020 band election – CBC News

Apr 05, 2022 Leadership say they are limited in ability to respond, but that ‘factual errors’ led to miscarriage of justice Red Pheasant Cree Nation’s chief and council say they’re considering an appeal after band members took the nation’s 2020 election results to federal court and won. The case in question named almost all of Red Pheasant’s chief […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202241 Views

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