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Stakes high for Indigenous women still waiting for action after MMIWG inquiry – Globalnews.ca

December 9, 2019 Daleen Kay Bosse was a Cree woman from Onion Lake Cree Nation, Sask. She was 25 years old, married and studying to become a teacher while raising her young daughter. She had grown up wanting to be a doctor or a lawyer, but she ultimately picked teacher’s college — just like her […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 201918 Views

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‘I’m afraid of the guys with guns’: Saskatoon police vs. Indigenous people – APTN News

November 15, 2019 On the night of June 29, 2016 Dion Ladouceur ended up on his bedroom floor after being stunned by a police Taser. As it turned out, the police had the wrong man. Jordan Lafond was a young father with a daughter who died after an arrest by police. A Coroner’s inquest ruled […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201920 Views

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New Tools Help Police Services Across Saskatchewan

November 15, 2019 Government is providing more than $680,000 for new policing tools and programming to police operations, community-based organizations and the Victims’ Fund through the Civil Forfeiture Program. Approximately $340,000 of this will be provided to Saskatchewan police forces and community-based organizations.  In accordance with legislation, a matching amount will be deposited from the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201935 Views

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Gabriel Dumont Institute-Corrections Canada Partnership Update

Nov 6, 2019 Since its founding four decades ago, Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) has always prioritized building and nurturing partnerships that create opportunities for our Métis students and clients. Corrections Services Canada (CSC) has been working on Indigenizing its workforce by implementing policies to recruit more Indigenous employees. On the other hand, GDI provides Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201933 Views

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PAGC hears from Navajo lawyers in Saskatoon – paNOW

Members from the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) are hearing about alternative forms of policing and justice this week. The PAGC’s First Nations Policing and Indigenous Justice Symposium is set to wrap up this afternoon in Saskatoon. Over the three-day conference a variety of issues have come up from policing to incorporating traditional knowledge and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201927 Views

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PAGC talk policing and justice – paNOW

The Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) is bringing together lawyers, former judges and police officers to talk about First Nations policing and Indigenous justice initiatives. The three-day PAGC’s First Nations Policing and Indigenous Justice Symposium runs through Thursday in Saskatoon.The conference has brought together people from all across the country and even from as far […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201925 Views

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Coroner to probe death of 19 year-old First Nation man found near Thunder Bay hospital hours after discharge – CBC

Nishnawbe Aski Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says 19-year-old was escorted by hospital security to secluded area Nov 06, 2019 Ontario’s Office of the Chief Coroner says it’s investigating the death of a 19-year-old First Nations man a few hours after he was released from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. The 19-year-old was from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201925 Views

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As a Crown prosecutor, I saw how our justice system traumatizes Indigenous people – CBC

Overreliance on jail as a deterrent has made the situation worse Nov 05, 2019 The criminal justice system is not working. When it comes to Indigenous offenders, we are making the situation worse. Canadian policymakers became concerned in the early 1990s about the extreme proportion of Indigenous people being incarcerated. The Criminal Code was changed […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201930 Views

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Long list of attendees set for MMIWG conference in Regina – APTN News

November 1, 2019 A conference is set to open next week in Regina that will give friends and families of missing or murdered Indigenous women and girls a chance to talk about life after the national inquiry and to help heal each other. “I think we have 274 family members that have registered and over […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 201932 Views

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Appeal of La Loche shooter’s adult sentence dismissed by Saskatchewan court – Star Phoenix

The 2-1 decision was released on Thursday, six months after a hearing at the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in Regina in April. Saying the sentencing judge applied a “principled approach to analyzing the evidence,” a panel of Saskatchewan judges have dismissed the appeal of an adult sentence by the La Loche school shooter. The 2-1 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 201929 Views

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