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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 families gather in Ottawa on the eve of the national inquiry’s final ceremony

MMIWG families gather in Ottawa on the eve of the national inquiry's final ceremony

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG families gather in Ottawa on the eve of the national inquiry’s final ceremony Families have travelled to the capital region from across Canada to witness the final ceremony of the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. (Chantelle Bellrichard/CBC …

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Emotional ceremony to mark release of inquiry report on Indigenous women, girls

Emotional ceremony to mark release of inquiry report on Indigenous women, girls

Click here to view original web page at Emotional ceremony to mark release of inquiry report on Indigenous women, girls Chief Commissioner Marion Buller presents eagle feathers to a witness following her testimony during the National Inquiry of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Richmond, B.C., Friday, April, …

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Update 11: Northwest Alberta wildfires

Update 11: Northwest Alberta wildfires

Click here to view original web page at Update 11: Northwest Alberta wildfires EDMONTON – Northwestern Alberta is on alert from a wildfire. An additional 12,000 residents placed on evacuation alert. These residents are encouraged to gather medications, identification and belongings, and make plans for pets and livestock in case …

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But Wait! There’s More!

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That is usually the case … Today is the day: The Alberta legislature is expected to pass a bill today to kill the province’s carbon tax on consumers. And the province says drivers and home and business owners should already be feeling the effects. As part of the bill, Premier …

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PIPELINE – Why a group of First Nations wants to own the Trans…

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(Kinder Morgan photo) By HARRIE VREDENBURT University of Calgary THE STANDOFF BETWEEN Indigenous communities — backed by environmentalists — and the oil industry has led to regional alienation that is threatening the fabric of Canada in ways not seen since the height of the Québec separatist movement. We, a business school …

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Lobby Wrap: Alberta municipalities call for changes to C-69

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Bill C-69 remains before the Senate. (Photo: CC, Gina Dittmer via Public Domain Pictures.) A new consultant has registered to lobby federally on behalf of a coalition of 18 municipalities in Central and Northern Alberta critical of government legislation overhauling the assessment process for resource projects. Christian von Donat of …

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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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Tanya Brooks family takes ‘power back’ on 10th memorial walk

Tanya Brooks family takes ‘power back’ on 10th memorial walk

Click here to view original web page at Tanya Brooks family takes ‘power back’ on 10th memorial walk Friday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of Tanya Brooks. As Elizabeth McSheffrey reports, her story has touched the hearts and minds of many people in Halifax over the past decade. …

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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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