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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202071 Views

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Yukon RCMP requesting information in 2019 homicide of Mary Ollie

August 27, 2020 In the early morning hours of August 1st, 2019, following her 59th birthday on July 31st, Mary Ann Ollie was the victim of a homicide (see original news release dated August 16, 2019). A resident of Ross River, Yukon, Mary Ann was loved by her friends and family. Yukon RCMP’s Major Crime Unit and Ross River RCMP are […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202051 Views

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Nunavut wants to stop relying on other police forces to investigate RCMP shootings – CBC

Aug 26, 2020 Comment comes after Ottawa Police Service found no wrongdoing in RCMP fatal shooting of Inuk man Nunavut is preparing legislation to create a civilian police review agency, after a recent investigation of a shooting death of an Inuk man released almost no information about what happened. “We are actively discussing partnerships with civilian lead investigative bodies […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202058 Views

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Commission launches complaint and investigation into the conduct of Kinngait RCMP members involved in an incident where a man was struck by a moving RCMP vehicle and assaulted in cells by another detainee

Michelaine Lahaie, Chairperson of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for RCMP (CRCC), has initiated a complaint into the conduct of RCMP members involved in an incident in Kinngait (formerly known as Cape Dorset), Nunavut, on the evening of June 1, 2020. A video circulated by numerous media outlets shows an RCMP vehicle driving towards a man […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2020161 Views

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Video captures Nunavut RCMP striking Kinngait man during arrest – Nunatsiaq News

RCMP say man was resisting arrest, sustained no injuries 12 August 2020 The Nunavut RCMP say the forceful arrest of a Kinngait man, caught on video, was done to prevent injury to the man. The arrest was captured on video by a Kinngait resident and circulated on Facebook on Sunday, Aug. 9. It shows a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2020106 Views

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Addressing Gendered Violence against Inuit Women: A review of police policies and practices in Inuit Nunangat

January 9, 2020 Acknowledgements We are grateful to the many individuals and organizations who had a role in bringing this project to completion. First and foremost, we extend our most sincere gratitude to the 45 courageous Inuit women—from all four regions of Inuit Nunangat—who volunteered to participate in this study. Without their fortitude and determination […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202047 Views

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Nunavut judge reduces sentence because of jail conditions during pandemic – Nunatsiaq News

Judge takes 60 days off man’s sentence for assault, drug-related charges 6 August 2020 A Nunavut judge has ruled that a man’s sentence should be reduced because of conditions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic at Baffin Correctional Centre. In a written decision heard on June 15 and released publicly on Tuesday, Aug. 4, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202037 Views

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Canada will ‘forget’ about Chantel Moore because she’s Indigenous says NSNWA president – APTN News

Seven Minutes. What can happen in seven minutes? Can a life change? Can many lives change? Will the seven minutes alter or eliminate your existence? In Chantel Moore’s case, in seven minutes, her life ended tragically. The nation will forget because she is Indigenous. Let us be honest, it is because she is Indigenous, there is no national outcry. There is no […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 2020284 Views

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YT Government: Fifteen projects receive Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust funding

Fifteen community-led projects focused on crime prevention and services for victims are receiving $297,241 in funding from the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust (CPVST). Projects include supporting youth leadership; education surrounding trauma and healing, music and dance; mental health workshops; cultural events and workshops for marginalized women; traditional workshops; domestic violence and abuse programming; […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202040 Views

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Kwanlin Dün First Nation, RCMP pen deal to improve community policing – CBC

Letter of expectation meant to help improve relationship between First Nation and police Jul 21, 2020 Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Whitehorse RCMP have signed an agreement that they say lays the groundwork for better community policing. The letter of expectation is meant to make the RCMP more accountable to the First Nation and help […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202040 Views

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