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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach (Ottawa, ON) – Following the introduction of federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare today in Parliament, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that First Nations children are the first priority […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201926 Views

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RCMP continue to look for answers in Lorlene Bone missing person investigation

February 28, 2019 Lorlene Bone was last heard from on February 29, 2016, when she called her mother from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation (Shoal River), Manitoba. Lorlene was 31 at the time she went missing. She is described as approximately 5’5″ tall, 155 lbs with brown eyes and black hair. Lorlene was known to often dye her hair red or blonde and is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201921 Views

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Winnipeg’s Bear Clan Patrol Inc. has cut ties with the group’s Thunder Bay chapter.

Winnipeg’s Bear Clan Patrol Inc. has cut ties with the group’s Thunder Bay chapter. Bear Clan Patrol Inc. executive director James Favel said Tuesday that the decision came as a result of what he called “divisive” rhetoric being posted on the Thunder Bay group’s Facebook page over the past several months. “Bottom line is our mission […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201919 Views

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We don’t know what happened’: Family shattered after woman, 18, found dead in snow – CBC

Dozens mourn death of Autumn Prince at vigil outside home where body was found Feb 20, 2019 Family and friends of an 18-year-old woman, whose body was found curled alongside a house in central Winnipeg, are shattered and desperate for answers. Autumn Prince was last seen the evening of Sunday, Feb. 17, and reported missing to police the following […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201926 Views

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Province Announces Funding to Reduce Youth Crime in Thompson

February 20, 2019 THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is distributing nearly $450,000 through the Proceeds of Crime Fund to police agencies across Manitoba including an investment of nearly $50,000 to support programs to reduce youth crime in Thompson, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced here today. “Our government is committed to keeping Manitobans safe and helping community leaders […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201926 Views

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Mayor Bowman to Recommend Appointments to Winnipeg Police Board

February 19, 2019 WINNIPEG – Mayor Brian Bowman will be recommending today that Council appoint two new members to the Winnipeg Police and make one reappointment. “The Police Board is an important liaison between the community and the police service,” said Mayor Brian Bowman. “It also plays a critical governance and civilian oversight role within the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 201925 Views

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Manitoba to Undertake Comprehensive Review of Systems Serving At-risk Youth

February 15, 2019 Goal to Reduce Youth Crime and Recidivism, Address Overlaps with Child Welfare, Create Opportunities for Success: Ministers The provincial government is undertaking a review of the current youth justice system in Manitoba and its connections to the child welfare system, with the aim of ending cycles of crime for at-risk youth, Justice […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201924 Views

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Restorative actions for non-Indigenous woman ‘won’t be easy,’ says Southern Chiefs justice director – CBC

Flin Flon woman posted racist remarks about Indigenous peoples on Facebook has the option to make amends Feb 14, 2019 The director of justice for the Southern Chiefs’ Organization is praising a Flin Flon woman for choosing restorative justice to make amends for uttering threats toward Indigenous people last year. “I applaud her for wanting to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201915 Views

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Mediation Circle Recommends Indigenous Community Service For Racist Facebook Post – HuffPost Canada

“It’s not considered a form of punishment but a form of rehabilitation.” OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Canada — A Manitoba woman arrested over online comments that threatened violence against Indigenous people will serve 80 hours of community service on a First Nation as one of many conditions to resolve the case after participating in mediation circles. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201922 Views

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Thompson RCMP looking for missing teen

February 6, 2019 On February 1, 2019, at 11:05 pm, Thompson RCMP received a report of a missing 15-year-old female from the City of Thompson. Theresa Faith Miles was last seen earlier in the afternoon at approximately 4:00 pm at her residence located on Westwood Drive. Theresa is described as 5’3″, 105 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. The RCMP are asking anyone with […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201934 Views

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