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10th Annual “Sisters in Spirit” National Vigil

October 2, 2015 The 10th Annual, “Sisters in Spirit” National Vigil in support of missing and murdered aboriginal women will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015. This event takes place at Station 20 West, 1120-20th St. W., Saskatoon, SK starting at 3:30 pm. NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015546 Views

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Attend a Sisters In Spirit vigil: Events planned in communities nationwide

Vigils will be held across the country on October 4 in honour of missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Members and locals are encouraged to attend and support vigils in your community. The vigils are being organized by Sisters In Spirit, a research and education project initiated by the Native Women’s Association of Canada to investigate the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015567 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates calls on provincial and federal leaders to take immediate actions to reducing indigenous children in care

Toronto (July 23, 2015) – Last week, the Council of the Federation met and considered a report examining the issue of over-representation of indigenous children in child welfare care. The report has since been released to the public. The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) welcome the Premiers’ interest in the well-being of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2015815 Views

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Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women releases key concerns with RCMP “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 2015 Update”

June 29 2015 – The Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women (LSC), a national coalition of advocacy groups, has multiple concerns with the RCMP “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 2015 Update to the RCMP’s 2014 Operational Overview. Key LSC criticisms of the 2015 RCMP Update include: (1) the suggestion that the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015763 Views

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Public Forum to Examine ’60s Scoop

June 12, 2015 Raven Sinclair, who gathered stories for her Ph.D. of First Nations children being apprehended into the care of non-Aboriginal families, is one of four presenters on the topic at a public forum taking place at Station 20 West. The event takes place Friday, June 12, 2015 at Station 20 West, 1120 20th […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015710 Views

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Government of Canada takes action to stop violence against women and girls

New project will address sexual violence in rural and remote Saskatchewan June 5, 2015 – Regina, SK – Status of Women Canada The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced funding for a new project that will help prevent and address sexual violence against women and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2015938 Views

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Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women’s Monument

June 2, 2015 The Saskatoon Tribal Council and the Saskatoon Police Service are inviting members of the public to attend a discussion with the shortlisted artists for the memorial to be placed in front of the new police headquarters. This event takes place on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 pm in the Community Room […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2015713 Views

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Province Supports Community-Based Justice Programming in Saskatoon

May 29, 2015 The Ministry of Justice continues to support community-based efforts in Saskatoon that aim to reduce crime and make a positive impact on the lives of people dealing with conflict.  Nine programs will receive more than $1 million in 2015-16. “These programs exemplify the kind of on-the-ground innovation that drives our ministry,” Justice […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015912 Views

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Fair, Impartial and Representative Juries Lacking for Aboriginal Peoples in Saskatchewan

(Saskatoon, SK – May 29, 2015) The relationship between the criminal justice system and Aboriginal peoples has been further alienated by Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Her Majesty the Queen v. Clifford Kokopenace. The case involved Clifford Kokopenace, who on June 17, 2008, in Kenora Ontario, was convicted of manslaughter by a jury […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015687 Views

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Services for Victims Expanded to Central Saskatchewan

April 24, 2015 The Ministry of Justice is proud to announce the grand opening of Sask Central Victim Services. “Thousands of residents now have access to these crucial supports and services should they need them,” Justice Minister and Attorney General Gordon Wyant said.  “With this major piece of our expansion plan complete, I’m pleased to […]

by NationTalk on April 24, 2015949 Views

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