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Red Dress day in effect for missing Indigenous women – Merritt Herald

May 5, 2020 May 5 is Red Dress Day in Canada, and Canadians are encouraged to wear red in order to draw attention to the more than 1000 missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada. The REDress Project was the idea of Metis artist Jaime Black, who is based in Winnipeg, MB. Black was inspired […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202036 Views

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BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Statement on the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – May 5, 2020) – Today marks a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls in the United States. Like the colonial genocide of Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ individuals in Canada, American Indian and Alaskan Native women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ individuals face alarming […]

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Thirty-Eight Rights Groups Call on BC’s Chief Coroner to Direct Immediate Public Inquest into Death in Corrections Custody

April 30, 2020 VANCOUVER, Coast Salish Territories – Today, 38 human rights, health, prisoner rights, and legal organizations are calling on BC’s Chief Coroner and BC’s Solicitor General to direct an immediate inquest into the tragic death of a man in Correctional Service Canada’s custody at Mission Institution. His death on April 15th is the first […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202038 Views

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Letter from Amnesty International concerning attack on Tiny House Warriors camp in BC

April 27, 2020 Dear Premier Horgan and Deputy Commissioner Strachan, Amnesty International is writing this Open Letter to share our concerns and urge the provincial government and the RCMP to take effective and decisive action in response to an attack carried out against the Tiny House Warriors camp on April 19, 2020. The Tiny House […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202054 Views

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Ashley Simpson one of four women who went missing from region – Castanet.net

Four years after her disappearance, there is still no sign of Ashley Simpson, one of four women missing from the same region. Simpson had been living in the Yankee Flats area near Silver Creek, but has not been seen or heard from since April 28, 2016. Police investigated her disappearance and several searches of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202035 Views

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BC Government: Provincial justice system advisory groups established

April 24, 2020 VICTORIA – The Ministry of Attorney General is establishing two advisory groups to support government response to the impact of restrictive public health measures on the justice system. These groups will help government support courts and tribunals in delivering services as effectively as possible during the pandemic and in minimizing its impact […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202043 Views

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Joven Narwal Appointed to TFN Judicial Council

April 24, 2020 Executive Council has appointed Joven Narwal to join TFN’s Judicial Council Narwal is the founding partner of Narwal Litigation LLP, an Adjunct Professor at UBC Allard School of Law, Past President of the Vancouver Bar Association and a former Crown prosecutor. He obtained an undergraduate and law degree from U.B.C. where he […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202050 Views

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Statement: BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Statement on Prevention of Violence Against Women Week

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – April 17, 2020) – April 12-18, 2020 is Prevention of Violence Against Women Week in British Columbia. “While we are all working hard to reduce the spread of COVID-19 through physical distancing, we know that staying at home is not always a safe option. Gender-based violence has been […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 202040 Views

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Rights Groups React to Prisoner Death in Custody; Call for Public Inquest and Immediate Release of Prisoners to Stop Dangerous Spread of COVID-19

April 17, 2020, VANCOUVER, Coast Salish Territories – Prisoner rights, human rights, Indigenous and civil liberties groups are reacting to the horrific news of a death in Correctional Service of Canada’s custody of a person incarcerated at Mission Institution in BC. Mission Institution is the site of the largest COVID-19 outbreak at a federal institution […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202053 Views

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COVID-19 in prisons stands to be a death sentence for overincarcerated Indigenous peoples

Indigenous leadership demand proactive response from governments April 17, 2020 (xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl R ilwətaʔɬ/sel R ílwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh)/Vancouver, BC – First Nations leadership across BC is united in calling for immediate action to protect incarcerated peoples amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak at the Mission Institution is now […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202052 Views

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