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MMIWG Inquiry concludes violence against women and girls is ‘genocide’

MMIWG Inquiry concludes violence against women and girls is ‘genocide’

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG Inquiry concludes violence against women and girls is ‘genocide’ The inquiry says it was unable to learn how many Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people “have been lost to the Canadian genocide to date. This article was first published on the …

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MMIWG inquiry still fighting for access to RCMP files, weeks from closing ceremony

MMIWG inquiry still fighting for access to RCMP files, weeks from closing ceremony

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG inquiry still fighting for access to RCMP files, weeks from closing ceremony A statue of Lady Justice, blindfolded and holding balanced scales, resides at Vancouver’s Supreme Court building. Lawyers for the inquiry are in Vancouver this week fighting for access to …

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231 ‘imperative’ changes: The MMIWG inquiry’s calls for justice

231 'imperative' changes: The MMIWG inquiry's calls for justice

Click here to view original web page at 231 ‘imperative’ changes: The MMIWG inquiry’s calls for justice Commissioner Michèle Audette hugs families from Unamen Shipu, Que., after their testimony to the inquiry in 2017. (CBC) There are 231 steps that need to be taken by governments and Canadians in order …

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Métis Nation Disappointed in MMIWG’s Final Report

Métis Nation Disappointed in MMIWG's Final Report

Click here to view original web page at Métis Nation Disappointed in MMIWG’s Final Report OTTAWA, June 2, 2019 /CNW/ – Having secured a copy of “Reclaiming Power and Place: Executive Summary of the Final Report” from APTN today, the Final Report to be released tomorrow morning does not appear …

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MMIWG inquiry calls for major justice reforms in final report

MMIWG inquiry calls for major justice reforms in final report

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG inquiry calls for major justice reforms in final report Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commissioner Qajaq Robinson speaks to reporters at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on Friday, May 24, 2019, regarding the judgment in Bradley David …

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MMIWG Inquiry head says RCMP interview video is ‘typical’ of what they heard from families and survivors

MMIWG Inquiry head says RCMP interview video is ‘typical’ of what they heard from families and survivors

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG Inquiry head says RCMP interview video is ‘typical’ of what they heard from families and survivors Marion Buller, commissioner of the MMIWG inquiry, says police handling of the Indigenous teenager who filed a sexual assault complaint is typical of what she …

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‘Shocked and horrified’: Politicians respond to RCMP interrogation video

‘Shocked and horrified’: Politicians respond to RCMP interrogation video

Click here to view original web page at ‘Shocked and horrified’: Politicians respond to RCMP interrogation video Justin Brake and Brittany Hobson APTN News Politicians in Ottawa responded Wednesday to a video published on APTN News’ web site that shows a Kelowna RCMP officer interrogating a female Indigenous teenager who …

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N.W.T. elder to get honorary Doctor of Laws

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Sarah Jerome, an elder from Fort McPherson, N.W.T. will receive the degree from the University of Alberta this Sunday. Sarah Jerome, an elder and educator from Fort McPherson, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws on Sunday from the University of Alberta. (Submitted by the Gwich’in Tribal Council) Sarah Jerome, …

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A century of water: As Winnipeg aqueduct turns 100, Shoal Lake finds freedom

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The taps to Winnipeg’s drinking water were first turned on in April 1919, but as the city celebrated its engineering feat and raised glasses of that clear liquid, another community’s fortunes suddenly turned dark. Chief engineer William Gregory Chace stands in one of the arches of the Winnipeg aqueduct under …

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