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Manitoba First Nation to sign child welfare agreement with Ottawa, province – CTV News

Jan. 31, 2023 Peguis First Nation is set to become the first Indigenous group in Manitoba to take control of child welfare under federal legislation that came into effect three years ago. The community north of Winnipeg says Patty Hajdu, the federal Indigenous services minister, and Rochelle Squires, the provincial families minister, will be taking […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20235 Views

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Manitoba Advocate Releases 2021-22 Government Compliance Report

TREATY 1 TERRITORY, HOME OF THE RED RIVER MÉTIS, Winnipeg, Man., Jan. 17, 2023 –– The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth, Sherry Gott, has released her office’s yearly government compliance report, which acts as a report card, summarizing incremental progress made by the province toward the intent of the Advocate’s public recommendations made between […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20238 Views

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Caring Society Brief of the Intervener – Manitoba v MHRC & MHRC v Manitoba

Caring Society Brief of the Intervener – Manitoba v MHRC & MHRC v Manitoba https://fncaringsociety.com/sites/default/files/2023-01/2022.12.29%20-%20Brief%20of%20the%20Intervener%20Caring%20Society%5B47%5D.pdf NT5

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 202320 Views

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Treaty 6 Nation sues Alberta government over sovereignty act – Global News

December 19, 2022 EDITOR’S NOTE: The headline for this article was altered after the story was published to more clearly explain what legal action is being taken. Onion Lake Cree Nation has taken legal action against Alberta over the province’s sovereignty act. The Treaty 6 Nation, which is located about 270 kilometres east of Edmonton, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 202222 Views

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Indigenous-led program unites families, diverts kids from child welfare system in 98% of cases – CBC

Dec 05, 2022 ‘They don’t leave you, even when you’re at your worst,’ says mother applauding program in Manitoba There was a moment in Cara Courchene’s life when reuniting with her children seemed out of reach. The child welfare system seems stacked against parents like her, but one Indigenous-led program has had remarkable success in trying to change […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202218 Views

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The AMC-FNFAO Calls on the Provincial and Federal Government to Address the Discriminatory Practices of the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

December 1st, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs First Nations Family Advocate Office (AMC-FNFAO) is currently supporting a First Nations family who is at risk of having the Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) unnecessarily appointed to make financial decisions for their vulnerable granddaughter due to their residency on reserve. “We […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202219 Views

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Manitoba Advocate releases 2021-22 Annual Report, Child Death Data

The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth enters its’ 30th year of working to advance the rights of children, youth, and young adults in Manitoba TREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, HOME OF THE RED RIVER METIS – November 29, 2022– The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth, Sherry Gott, has released her office’s annual report, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202225 Views

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With no place for hearings, some in Manitoba First Nation may have to travel hundreds of kilometres for court – CBC

Nov 16, 2022 Court moving from Shamattawa First Nation to Thompson after struggle to find consistently available location Manitoba’s provincial court has shut down on Shamattawa First Nation after it couldn’t find any space consistently available to hold legal proceedings in the remote northern community — potentially forcing residents to travel hundreds of kilometres to appear […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2022129 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is disappointed with the majority of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v. Sharma

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is disappointed with the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada released on November 4, 2022, in R v Sharma, which allowed Canada’s appeal and restored the sentence of Ms. Sharma, which she has already served. In 2015, Ms. Sharma, a woman of Ojibwa […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 202233 Views

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Manitoba’s newest advocate for children and youth hopes to amplify Indigenous voices – Global News

November 6, 2022 Manitoba’s newest advocate for children and youth says she hopes to amplify the voices of Indigenous youth in her new role. Sherry Gott started her new position last month. The Cree woman from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation in Manitoba has her masters of social work from the University of Manitoba and spent years […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 202230 Views

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