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Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Takes Legal Action Against the Province of Saskatchewan

SASKATOON, SK, Sept. 16, 2020  – Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (“MN-S”) has turned to the courts to address the Government of Saskatchewan’s (“Province’s”) continuing use and reliance on the 2010 First Nation and Metis Consultation Policy Framework (“2010 Policy”). The MN-S is asking the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan for several declarations, including that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202043 Views

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Métis Nation – Saskatchewan Takes Legal Action Against NexGen Energy Ltd.

SASKATOON, SK, Sept. 9, 2020 – The Métis Nation – Saskatchewan (“MN-S”) has filed a claim against NexGen Energy Ltd. (“NexGen”) (TSX: NXE; NYSE MKT: NXE) in the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan stating that NexGen is in breach of its obligations under the Study Agreement that was signed between NexGen and MN-S (including on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202050 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202092 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada: Answers to your questions in regards to the ending of the suspension period caused by COVID-19

Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Supreme Court Act which had been suspended due to COVID-19 will NO LONGER be suspended. Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by an order of the Court, a judge or the Registrar which had […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202076 Views

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First Nation appeals after losing bid for warning on mineral claims during TLE process – Regina Leader-Post

A First Nation north of Regina is appealing to Saskatchewan’s highest court after losing its bid to get inside information on mineral rights applications in a wide swath of Saskatchewan. A Court of Queen’s Bench Justice concluded George Gordon First Nation was trying to get the “jump” on potash companies, but the lawyer representing the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 202064 Views

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Spike in deaths, majority Indigenous children, reported to Saskatchewan child advocate: report – Globalnews.ca

April 30, 2020 There was a significant increase in the number of deaths reported to Saskatchewan’s child advocate last year, the majority of them Indigenous children. In 2019, the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth was notified of 34 deaths — up from an average of 21 deaths over the last five years, according to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202097 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020124 Views

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Sask First Nations call for end to practice of ‘birth alerts’ – CBC

Feb 04, 2020 BC, Manitoba announce end to placement of newborns into provincial care The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) says Saskatchewan must join other provinces and end the practice of “birth alerts.” A Saskatchewan government official said the practice is under review. A birth alert is issued when there is concern for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202085 Views

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‘We want this to happen:’ First Nation in Saskatchewan moves to handle its own child services – Toronto Star

Feb. 2, 2020 COWESSESS, SASK.—A Saskatchewan chief says his First Nation is not waiting on Ottawa to announce funding before the band works toward taking over its own child welfare. Cowessess First Nation, about 170 kilometres east of Regina, is one of at least eight Indigenous groups in Western Canada and Ontario that have notified […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 202098 Views

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An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families

An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families NOVEMBER 8, 2019 New federal child welfare legislation, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children youth and families, is coming into force on January 1, 2020. This legislation will bring significant positive changes to First Nations Child and Family Services, while […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2020135 Views

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