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Memorial cairn for Constable Millen restored

On March 25th, 2021, a group of NT RCMP members, and community members from Fort McPherson and Inuvik travelled to the Millen Cairn site for a rededication ceremony. RCMP Chief Superintendent Jamie Zettler, Commanding Officer NT RCMP, led the ceremony commemorating the service and sacrifice of Constable Edgar Miller in 1932. RCMP Chief Superintendent Zettler shared a few […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202118 Views

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GTC Seeks Restitution for the Family of Edward (Eddie) Snowshoe

April 28, 2021 Today the Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) stands with the family of Edward (Eddie) Snowshoe as they pursue a claim against the Government of Canada in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta for Eddie Snowshoe’s wrongful death. Eddie Snowshoe was a 24-year old Gwich’in man that suffered a cruel, inhumane and degrading […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202114 Views

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Na-Cho Nyäk Dun FN: Virtual Sharing Circle on the Criminal Justice System

A virtual sharing circle to hear from residents of Yukon, and listen and learn from their experiences with the criminal justice system. About this Event I’m Heidi Illingworth, the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. I work to improve the criminal justice system at the federal level, so that all victims and survivors of crime […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202115 Views

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Fort Liard “Help an Elder” month closes with prizes and a clean roof

Every Wednesday evening for the month of March, the youth of Fort Liard and Nahanni Butte were invited to the Fort Liard Fire Hall to participate in acts of service for the “Help An Elder” program. “We started off a bit slow but as the word got out, more and more youth got involved in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202114 Views

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RCMP investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident in Kugluktuk

Kugluktuk, NU – April 18, 2021 On April 18, 2021 at approximately 7:45 pm the Kugluktuk RCMP were notified of a snowmobile accident causing death. During a snowmobile race, as part of the Nattiq Frolics, a racer lost control of their snowmobile causing an accident. Race officials ran to the racer and immediately called for the ambulance. The racer was rushed to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202184 Views

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Study Finds More Than Half of Inuit Women Working in Extraction Industry Experience Sexual Harassment on the Job

Inuit women working in resource industry at economic disadvantage despite being primary providers for many large households in Inuit Nunangat OTTAWA, March 31, 2021 – Today, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada released the results of a ground-breaking research study examining Inuit women’s economic security and prosperity as well as experiences of sexual violence and harassment […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202129 Views

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Fire at Baffin Correctional Centre

Iqaluit, Nunavut (March 18, 2021) – The Department of Justice is currently managing an ongoing emergency at Baffin Correctional Centre. Today at approximately 3 p.m., a fire was discovered by staff at the facility. Inmates and staff were evacuated safely and there are no reported injuries. The fire has been extinguished and the RCMP are […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202131 Views

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RCMP signs agreement with Pauktuutit to improve the protection and safety of Inuit women – Nunavut News

February 8, 2021 On Jan. 27 the RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki and President of the Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada (PIWC) Rebecca Kudloo signed an agreement to formalize the working relationship between the two organizations, signing the Pinasuqatigiinniq Agreement. The agreement confirms that there will be formal teleconferences twice per year between the two organizations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202144 Views

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RCMP response to Nunavut News article

Nunavut RCMP are aware of an article in which a former Nunavut RCMP officer’s spouse has allegedly made comments of concern regarding her experiences living in the territory. The RCMP is in the process of having the article accurately translated from its Arabic origin into English and will reserve comment with respect to alleged content […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202143 Views

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Statement from President Kudloo on R. v. Ameralik Trial Decision, Nunavut

The President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada (PIWC), Rebecca Kudloo, today issued the following statement on the Nunavut court decision acquitting Sandra Ameralik of second-degree murder in the death of her spouse, Howie Aaluk. “The circumstances and events that led to the Nunavut court decision acquitting the defendant of second-degree murder in the death of her spouse are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 202145 Views

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