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Children’s Special Allowance settlement update for members of Red River Métis CFS Class Action – opt out period begins

July 5, 2024 Winnipeg, MB, in the National Homeland of the Red River Métis – Today, the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, the Métis Child and Family Services Authority, Métis Child, Family and Community Services Agency and Michif Child & Family Services are pleased to announce that, as […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 202421 Views

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First Nations infants have ‘staggering’ rate of involvement with Child and Family Services, Manitoba study finds

June 12, 2024 Treaty One Territory – First Nations infants have an exceptionally high rate of contact with Child and Family Services (CFS) compared to other Manitoba infants, a study jointly led by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) First Nations Family Advocate Office (FNFAO) and University of Manitoba researchers has found. The study was […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 202432 Views

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Former Peguis chief asks court to set aside First Nation’s 2023 election – CBC

Jun 07, 2024 Federal Court to hear arguments in review of election that saw Glenn Hudson lose to Stan Bird A former chief of the most populous First Nation in Manitoba has asked the Federal Court of Canada to set aside the results of a 2023 band election over the cancellation of advance polls and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202440 Views

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SCO Welcomes Pledge to Transfer Jurisdiction of Child Welfare

May 15, 2024 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB —The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) was pleased to witness a historic signing ceremony involving several of our Nations. On May 13, 2024, sixteen southern Chiefs signed a relationship declaration pledging the transfer of jurisdiction over child welfare to Manitoba First Nations/ “For years, we have voiced our […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 202435 Views

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AMC Commends Historic Declaration for First Nations Jurisdiction over Children and Families in Manitoba

May 14, 2024 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba — The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs’ First Nations Family Advocate Office (AMC-FNFAO) commends the historic declaration signed yesterday by Chiefs from 27 First Nations in Manitoba and the provincial government. This achievement marks a highly anticipated and significant step towards returning the jurisdiction of children and families back […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 202434 Views

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Manitoba Government Signs Historic Declaration to Transfer Responsibility for Indigenous Child Welfare to First Nations

May 13, 2024 The Manitoba government and First Nation chiefs from across the province signed a historic relationship declaration committing to the transfer of jurisdiction over child welfare to First Nations, Premier Wab Kinew and Families Minister Nahanni Fontaine announced today. “Every child in our province deserves to grow up with the ability to answer […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202432 Views

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Manitoba, First Nations leaders sign declaration pledging child welfare jurisdictional transfer – CBC

May 13, 2024 PCs ask for promised report examining murdered teen’s communications with CFS A relationship declaration pledging the transfer of jurisdiction over child welfare to Manitoba First Nations was signed by provincial and First Nation leaders on Monday. Nearly 40 Indigenous leaders met with Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew and Families Minister Nahanni Fontaine to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202433 Views

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AMC Discouraged by the Supreme Court’s Decision in Shot Both Sides v. Canada; Cites UNDRIP Violations and Failure to Meaningfully Advance Reconciliation

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Shot Both Sides v. Canada. In this case, the Kainai Nation commenced an action against Canada for failing to set aside reserve lands that were promised under Treaty 7. The claim was started […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202446 Views

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Manitoba Government Settles with Children in Care for $530 Million in Historic Class Action Lawsuits

March 26, 2024 WINNIPEG, MB — Manitoba has agreed in principle to pay $530 million to children in care over Manitoba’s actions and policies relating to the administration of Children’s Special Allowances (CSA) from Child and Family Service (CFS) agencies between 2005 and 2019. Three certified class actions sought damages for Manitoba’s breach of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202452 Views

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Manitoba Government Settles With Children In Care For $530 Million In Historic Class Action Lawsuits

March 25, 2024 The Manitoba government has agreed in principle to pay $530 million to children in care over the province’s actions and policies relating to the administration of Children’s Special Allowances (CSA) from Child and Family Services (CFS) agencies between 2005 and 2019. Three certified class action lawsuits sought damages for Manitoba’s breach of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202445 Views

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