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Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 23, 2017  REGINA – An indigenous woman in Regina is warning the Saskatchewan government that people are going to die because of a decision to shut down the provincial bus service. Connie Deiter says that’s why she has filed a complaint with the human rights commission alleging that the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20178 Views

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Saskatoon man in uphill fight over residential school compensation – Global News

A Saskatoon man hopes to travel east and petition the Liberal government for compensation over an injury he sustained at a residential school in northern Alberta in the 1960’s. Lloyd Courtoreille, 67, received roughly $100,000 in compensation for sexual abuses that occurred to him at the school, however he said he was denied a second […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20179 Views

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Researcher calls for public inquiry into medical experimentation on students not compensated in settlement agreement – APTN

June 21, 2017 After he published his research in 2013 exposing medical experimentation on students at residential schools involving withholding of certain foods, the invitations started coming in for Dr. Ian Mosby. “A lot of communities wanted me to come and explain to people myself, in person,” he said, during an interview in Toronto. Mosby […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 201710 Views

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Letter of the Day: Saskatchewan Highway of Tears? – Star Phoenix

June 20, 2017 Saskatchewan Highway of Tears? When Lionel Peyachew’s memorial to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in this province was unveiled outside the Saskatoon Police Service building, Justice Minister Gordon Wyant suggested he understood the terrible cost to families when someone goes missing or is found murdered. Yet despite the heightened vulnerability […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201711 Views

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Saskatchewan RCMP statement on Human Rights Watch report

June 19, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan Last week I received a copy of the Human Rights Watch Report which followed the visit of Human Rights Watch to Saskatchewan in the fall of 2016. This report outlines allegations of misconduct and the abuse of indigenous women by police in Saskatchewan and the need for systemic change. These allegations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 201713 Views

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Indigenous women in Saskatchewan subject to police mistreatment: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017 SASKATOON _ Indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by police, says a report from a human rights watchdog that was quickly criticized by some police agencies. The report from New-York-based Human Rights Watch said the group documented 64 cases of alleged […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201716 Views

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Regina Police Service Response to Release of Human Rights Watch Report

Today, Monday, June 19, 2017, New York based Human Rights Watch released a report which was advertised as an examination of the treatment of Indigenous women in Saskatchewan by police services within this province.  The Regina Police Service was one of three municipal police services contacted by Human Rights Watch in August of 2016, along […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201712 Views

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Indigenous women in Saskatchewan subject to police mistreatment: report – Advocate Daily

SASKATOON — A human rights group says indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by police. A report from New-York-based Human Rights Watch documents 64 cases of violent abuse the group heard of last year in talks with indigenous women and social workers. The report cites multiple […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201710 Views

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Canada: Police Fail Indigenous Women in Saskatchewan – HRW

June 19, 2017 Abuse, Neglect Raise Safety Concerns; Fuel Mistrust of Law Enforcement (Saskatoon) – Indigenous women’s accounts of police abuse in Saskatchewan raise serious concerns about their safety in the province, Human Rights Watch said today in a submission to the Government of Canada. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, which […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201711 Views

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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201710 Views

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