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2011 Manitoba Flood Class Action Notice of Certification and Settlement Approval Hearing

To anyone who is a member of the Pinaymootang (Fairford), Little Saskatchewan, Lake St. Martin, or Dauphin River First Nations, who lived in Manitoba during the 2011 Flood: A Class Action Lawsuit May Affect Your Legal Rights. WINNIPEG, Oct. 17, 2017 CERTIFICATION The Courts have determined that the class action is certified and can proceed […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20179 Views

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Manitoba Government Announces Child Welfare System Reform

October 12, 2017 Fewer Children in Care, Better Outcomes: Fielding The Manitoba government launched a new plan to end the crisis in the child welfare system and create better outcomes for children, Premier Brian Pallister and Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “We know we can do better for our children,” said Pallister during a […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201712 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201748 Views

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Province Proclaims The Protecting Children (Information Sharing) Act

Service Providers Sharing Information Will Better Protect Vulnerable Children: Fielding The Manitoba government has proclaimed The Protecting Children (Information Sharing) Act, which gives service providers the ability to collect and share personal information about at-risk children, their parents and legal guardians, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “Every second counts when a child’s health or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201726 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017302 Views

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Developer takes legal action to remove protesters from Parker Lands – CBC

Demonstrators remain defiant in the face of lawsuit, potential court order to leave Jul 21, 2017 The developer looking to build homes and apartment buildings on the Parker Lands has launched a lawsuit and injunction against protesters occupying land around equipment at the site. All tree-clearing work on the site near Waverley Street and Hurst […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 201727 Views

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Night Hunting Charges & Resulting Court Case against Métis Harvesters Protecting our Métis Harvesters and their Right to Support their Families

May 4, 2017 Winnipeg, MB – A recent court case involving Métis Hunters proves there is systemic prejudice and reckless behavior by Conservation Officers to fabricate evidence in an effort to malign our Métis Hunters. Two Harvesters were charged and just recently acquitted of the following: Hunting vertebrate animal at night with lights and a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 201773 Views

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Manitoba Court of Appeal Recognizes that First Nations Families and Children are Disproportionately Affected by Delays in Obtaining Court Hearings Following the Apprehension of Children by Child Welfare Authorities

March 10, 2017. Treaty One Territory. Manitoba’s highest court has delivered a historic and precedent-setting decision which recognizes that First Nations families and children are disproportionately affected by delays in obtaining court hearings following the apprehension of children by child welfare authorities, and that they suffer unique and specific harm from that delay. “We are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201750 Views

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Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation that would Broaden, Strengthen Mandate of the Children’s Advocate

March 2, 2017 Protecting our Most Vulnerable Children and Youth, Ensuring Greater Public Accountability: Fielding Legislation has been introduced by the Manitoba government that would expand the mandate of the Office of the Children’s Advocate, as recommended by commissioner Ted Hughes who led the Phoenix Sinclair inquiry, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “With the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201782 Views

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Manitoba’s top court opens floodgate to First Nations class action lawsuit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 27, 2017 WINNIPEG _ The Manitoba Court of Appeal says First Nations members who were forced off their land by flooding in 2011 can proceed with a class-action lawsuit against the provincial government. Wednesday’s unanimous ruling from the three-member panel says the lawsuit makes the most sense, given the central question of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 2017102 Views

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