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MB Government: Province to Proclaim Additional Provision of the Advocate For Children and Youth Act June 1

May 25, 2021 Further Expanding the Role of Manitoba’s Advocate for Children and Youth Will Enhance Health and Well-Being of Children: Squires The Manitoba government is proclaiming an additional provision of the Advocate for Children and Youth Act to expand the mandate of the advocate to review or investigate serious injuries and deaths of children […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2021156 Views

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Manitoba Court Of Appeal Releases Decision In MMF v. Pallister

May 7, 2021 COURT FINDS HONOUR OF THE CROWN ENGAGED, BUT MAKES THOSE WORDS HOLLOW Winnipeg, MB, in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – On May 6, the Manitoba Court of Appeal (MBCA) released its decision in Manitoba Metis Federation Inc. v Brian Pallister et al. The appeal came before the MBCA based on the MMF’s legal challenge to the Pallister Government’s March 21, 2018 decision to stop Manitoba Hydro from honouring a July 2017 Agreement made between Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202126 Views

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AMC Applauds recent Court Decisions

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The AMC congratulates Mr. Desautel and the Sinixt Nation on the April 23, 2021 Supreme Court of Canada decision that confirms that Mr. Desautel, while not a Canadian citizen or resident, has a constitutionally protected Aboriginal right to hunt, even though the government of Canada has considered the Sinixt people […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202129 Views

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Manitoba First Nations hoping to appeal to Supreme Court on outlet channel decision – CTV News

April 14, 2021 WINNIPEG — The Interlake Reserves Tribal Council (IRTC) has filed an application of leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada after an appeals court struck down an injunction on the Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin outlet channels project. In February, CTV News Winnipeg reported the court overturned the injunction against […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202133 Views

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AMC disappointed at Supreme Court’s Decision on Carbon Tax Ruling

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling today on The Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is a “missed opportunity to advance meaningful reconciliation as, collectively, we face the debilitating impacts of climate change across borders, territories and our tradi-tional lands,” said AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. The AMC stood […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202148 Views

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AMC expresses disappointment with SCC rejection of its application for leave to appeal unconscionable Manitoba Hydro rates for First Nations

March 18, 2021 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The AMC expresses profound disappointment with the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to dismiss its application in Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs v Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board (Case Number 39377) concerning the Manitoba Court of Appeal’s decision to overturn the Public Utilities Board (“PUB”) Order 59/18. The AMC requested […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202152 Views

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SCO Appalled by Lack of Progress to Improve Child Welfare System since Tragic Death of Phoenix Sinclair

Children Continue to Die While Province Falls behind on Key Recommendations – Grand Chief ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is appalled by the results of the report, Still Waiting: Investigating Child Maltreatment after the Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry, released this week on March 11 by the Manitoba Advocate for Children […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202153 Views

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Manitoba Advocate releases major child death investigation, examining maltreatment of 19 children under age five

Report notes government progress on 55% of Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry recommendations MANITOBA, TREATY ONE TERRITORY – The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY) has released a new special report that examines the lives of 19 children who died after being severely maltreated while under the age of five. Still Waiting: Investigating Child Maltreatment after […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2021111 Views

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Peguis First Nation aims at taking back child welfare duties – APTN News

Peguis First Nation in Treaty 1 territory is one step closer to taking control of its own child welfare services. The largest First Nation in Manitoba is the latest community to take advantage of Bill C-92, an act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and families. A draft legislation titled Honouring our Children, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202166 Views

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Manitoba RCMP say a First Nations man assaulted an officer. Court documents suggest that’s not what happened – CBC

Mar 01, 2021 Newly released documents detail 3 versions of events the night Brian Halcrow is alleged to have thrown a hat On June 6, 2019, Brian Halcrow woke up in a jail cell in Thompson, Man., with four stitches across his forehead, a torn-up sweater and no recollection of how he got there. An officer on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202164 Views

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