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NTI Files Lawsuit Against GN for Violating Equality Rights of Inuit Children and Youth

(October 13, 2021, Iqaluit, Nunavut) Today, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) has filed a landmark lawsuit with the Nunavut Court of Justice in Iqaluit, asserting that the Government of Nunavut (GN), by failing to provide a public school system offering Nunavut Inuit equal opportunities to complete schooling in their own language and culture, is violating constitutionally-protected […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2021118 Views

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations continue to work together to improve outcomes for children and youth

Joint news release with the Council of Yukon First Nations and Government of Yukon The Government of Yukon, in partnership with Yukon First Nations, is continuing its collaborative work to improve outcomes for children, youth and families who are engaged with the child welfare system. The Child and Family Services Act Steering Committee has provided […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2021195 Views

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Judge Rules for First Nation, Rejects Yukon Government’s Attempt to Evade Hearing on Land Use Planning and Treaty Breaches

Supreme Court of Yukon rejects Yukon’s application seeking to dismiss claims from lawsuit filed by First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Yukon, Canada: On Wednesday, Chief Justice Duncan of the Supreme Court of Yukon dismissed an application from Yukon Government.  The application had asked the court to strike out claims related to land use planning, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2021223 Views

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations continue to work together to improve outcomes for children and youth

Joint news release with Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN). The Government of Yukon, in partnership with Yukon First Nations, is continuing its collaborative work to improve outcomes for children, youth and families who are engaged with the child welfare system. The Child and Family Services Act Steering Committee has provided direction and advice on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2021255 Views

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AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation

AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation SUMMARY: Lac Seul First Nation has won an appeal to have damages reviewed for historical flooding on its lands and confirming the Crown’s fiduciary duties to Indigenous peoples. The Supreme Court of Canada on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021299 Views

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Court of Appeal upholds residency requirement in Dickson v. VGFN

Old Crow, Yukon – July 30, 2021 Yukon’s Court of Appeal has unanimously agreed that Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s residency requirement for elected Council members, adopted by the General Assembly in 2019, must be protected and is legally valid. On July 21, the Court of Appeal heard the appeal and cross appeal of the Yukon […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2021131 Views

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Yukon Court of Appeal’s Decision in Dickson v Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

(Old Crow, Yukon, Canada – July 21, 2021) Today the Vuntut Gwitchin Government received the Yukon Court of Appeal’s reasons for decision in the case of Dickson v Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, 2021 YKCA 5 which concerned a challenge to the residency requirement for Council under our Constitution. The decision fully upholds the validity of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2021158 Views

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

Child and Family Services  (CFS) is continuing to make steady progress in transforming the Child and Family Services system to better meet the needs of children and youth. This commitment to change is in keeping with the recommendations of the Auditor General of Canada and aligned with the new Federal legislation on child and family […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2021136 Views

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Golden Predator Mining Corp. Files Notice Of Civil Claim Against Christman And Yukon Government

Vancouver, BC, May 17 2021: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V: GPY; OTCQX: NTGSF) (“Golden Predator”) announces that the Company has filed a Notice of Civil Claim in the Supreme Court of British Columbia on behalf of Janet Lee-Sheriff, CEO, and Golden Predator, Plaintiffs, against the Government of Yukon and Paul Christman (who was at all […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2021142 Views

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Judge says Baffinland’s financial documents are ‘not relevant’ in protest injunction – Nunatsiaq News

Justice Paul Rouleau ruled that Baffinland does not have to answer questions about financing, expansions or construction Details of Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.’s finances, as well as details of construction at Mary River mine, are not relevant to a court battle between the company and protesters who blockaded the mine in February, a Nunavut judge […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2021162 Views

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