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Gerald Stanley acquittal renews calls for justice reform 27 years after Manitoba inquiry – CBC

Aboriginal Justice Inquiry in 1991 called after two high-profile killings of Indigenous people in Manitoba Feb 13, 2018 Two high-profile killings in Manitoba three decades ago propelled the provincial government to launch an inquiry into the barriers Indigenous people face in the justice system. Now, in the wake of the recent acquittal of white Saskatchewan […]

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Missing, murdered indigenous women and girls inquiry holds hearings in Moncton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 13, 2018  MONCTON, N.B. _ The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls begins two days of hearings in Moncton, N.B., today. Commissioner Michele Audette says about 20 family members and survivors are expected to address the hearings. The federal government set up the inquiry in December 2015 to […]

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Aboriginal politicians seek action: ‘We can stand together even if we are apart’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 12, 2018  By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS A new wave of mainstream Indigenous politicians in Canada is seeking to harness anger about the Colten Boushie verdict into a unifying call for action. “We can stand together even if we are apart,” said Aaron Paquette, a First Nations Metis artist who was […]

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Witness testifies accused argued with Tina Fontaine a few weeks before death – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 9, 2018  By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A witness told a Winnipeg murder trial he saw the man accused in the death of Tina Fontaine fighting with the 15-year-old a few weeks before her body was found. Raymond Cormier, who is 55, is on trial for second-degree murder […]

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Saganash’s UNDRIP bill dominates discussion on Nation to Nation – APTN News

February 9, 2018 There were plenty of congratulations going on around social media Wednesday night as Bill C-262 passed second reading. It passed 217-76 with only the Conservative party voting against it. It asks the federal government to fully adopt the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Conservative […]

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BR Mba Tickling Apology – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 9, 2018  WINNIPEG – The leader of the Manitoba New Democrats says his party will investigate allegations from several women who say they were sexually harassed by a former cabinet minister. Wab Kinew, who took over the party leadership after it was defeated by the Progressive Conservatives in the […]

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New Manitoba senator says federal dental program for First Nations, Inuit communities isn’t working – CBC

‘We’ve trained people to access care only when they are in pain,’ says Sen. Mary Jane McCallum Feb 07, 2018 Manitoba’s newest senator says dental disease is a real issue on First Nations and a federal program isn’t helping. Sen. Mary Jane McCallum, who was appointed last December, spoke up at her first Senate committee […]

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BR CRIME Girl Killed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 8, 2018  WINNIPEG – The man accused of killing an Indigenous teenager and dumping her body in a Winnipeg river told police he didn’t do it. Raymond Cormier (KORM’-yay) is on trial for second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine. Court was shown a videotaped police interview in […]

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Reconciliation through sports, a public forum – UM Today

February 7, 2018 — Eugene Arcand and the boys from his Residential School’s hockey team took the tape off their sticks and heated it a bit over any source of heat they could find. They did it to make the glue sticky again so they could reuse it to tape shin pads to their legs. […]

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Globe editorial: It’s time to let Indigenous communities manage native child welfare – Globe and Mail

Here are some damning statistics that do not get talked about enough in this country. Barely eight per cent of children aged four and under in Canada are Indigenous, yet they account for half of all children of that age in foster care. In Manitoba, 10,000 of the 11,000 children in foster care are native, […]

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