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Federal Government Supports the “Human Trafficking: I’m Not for Sale” Program

March 16, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Department of Justice. Today, Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced more than $24,000 in funding for the Wachiay Friendship Centre Society, which will partner with the RCMP Victim Services in Courtenay and Campbell River to deliver the “Human Trafficking: I’m Not For Sale” […]

by NationTalk on March 16, 2015399 Views

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Canada Commits ‘Grave Violation’ of Rights of Aboriginal Women and Girls: United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Releases Report on Inquiry

(March 6, 2015) (Ottawa, ON) In a report released today, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) concludes that Canada’s ongoing failure to address the extreme violence against Aboriginal women and girls constitutes a “grave violation” of their human rights. Dawn Harvard, Interim President of the Native Women’s Association of […]

by NationTalk on March 9, 2015383 Views

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Canada’s failure to effectively address murder and disappearance of Aboriginal women ‘grave rights violation’ – UN Experts

GENEVA (6 March 2015) – Canada has committed a “grave violation” of the rights of Aboriginal women by failing to promptly and thoroughly investigate the high levels of violence they suffer, including disappearances and murders*, a UN expert committee has found. In a report published today, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women […]

by NationTalk on March 9, 2015260 Views

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It’s the 8th anniversary of I am Witness!

This week marks the anniversary of the first filing of the First Nations child welfare complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in 2007. The Caring Society will be releasing a vignette each week leading up to the release of the final ruling in 2015. Watch the first vignette here. Watch the 2nd I am Witness […]

by NationTalk on March 4, 2015305 Views

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What Are Your Priorities?

Mar 10 2015 Tuesday, March 10 9:00am to 12:30pm (Registration at 8:30) Neeginan Centre Rotunda, Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg 181 Higgins Ave, Winnipeg Please see the attached poster for details and share with your contacts. MB3

by NationTalk on March 4, 2015294 Views

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National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered – Indigenous Women and Girls: Commitment Needed by All, No Exception!

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 26, 2015 – The Chief of the AFNQL, Ghislain Picard, will participate tomorrow in the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, being held in Ottawa. Chief Picard joins the President of the Quebec Native Women Association, Ms. Viviane Michel, and the Minister responsible for Quebec Native Affairs, Mr. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2015273 Views

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National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered – Indigenous Women and Girls: Commitment Needed by All, No Exception!

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 26, 2015 – The Chief of the AFNQL, Ghislain Picard, will participate tomorrow in the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, being held in Ottawa. Chief Picard joins the President of the Quebec Native Women Association, Ms. Viviane Michel, and the Minister responsible for Quebec Native Affairs, Mr. […]

by NationTalk on February 27, 2015245 Views

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Hundreds of recommendations go unimplemented: Legal Strategy Coalition demands greater government commitment and accountability to ending violence against Indigenous women and girls

26 February 2015 An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls. Researchers with the Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women reviewed 58 reports dealing with aspects of violence and discrimination against Indigenous women and girls, including government studies, […]

by NationTalk on February 26, 2015236 Views

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Hundreds of recommendations go unimplemented: Legal Strategy Coalition demands greater government commitment and accountability to ending violence against Indigenous women and girls

26 February 2015 An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls. Researchers with the Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women reviewed 58 reports dealing with aspects of violence and discrimination against Indigenous women and girls, including government studies, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2015195 Views

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National Roundtable on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

This National Roundtable discussion is aimed at coordinating action to address and prevent violence against Indigenous women and girls.  It is the first of its kind. Indigenous women and girls are five times more likely to be victims of violence than non-Indigenous women, and the RCMP currently estimates almost 1200 cases of missing and murdered […]

by NationTalk on February 23, 2015265 Views

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