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‘Extinct’ tribe optimistic that Supreme Court will reverse hurtful declaration – The Loop

A First Nations tribe that was formally declared extinct in Canada could soon have that declaration reversed by the Supreme Court after more than half a century, a landmark decision that could pave the way for other Indigenous groups straddling the U.S. border to claim legal rights in Canada. A First Nations tribe that was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202023 Views

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American Indigenous group, province argue over cross-border rights at Canada’s top court – Vernon Morning Star

The case of Richard Desautel was heard in Ottawa Oct. 8, 2020 A case that will determine whether or not the United States-based Sinixt have Indigenous rights in Canada was heard at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa on Thursday. Last year the B.C. Court of Appeal decided that Sinixt hunter Richard Desautel has […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202021 Views

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Fund set up to help kids who have aged out of system in B.C. – APTN News

October 6, 2020 The death of Joyce Echaquan, which made waves across Quebec, is a painful reminder of the hatred and ignorance that is continuously manifested toward Indigenous communities. The incident shocked many, yet it reflects a landscape of daily injustices faced by Indigenous communities, many of these anchored in stereotypes, prejudice, and other avenues […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202040 Views

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Media Advisory: BCCLA at Supreme Court of Canada to Fight for Jury Diversity

October 6, 2020 When: October 7, 2020 at 9:30 am EST / 6:30 am PST Where: Supreme Court of Canada (Ottawa) Ottawa – On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) will make oral arguments at the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Chouhan, a critical case about jury diversity. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2020168 Views

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Supporters rally as sentencing begins for Burnaby TMX protesters – North Shore News

September 16, 2020 Sentencing is ongoing for three Indigenous land defenders who were convicted of contempt of court for singing and conducting a ceremony outside the Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby. A multi-day sentencing hearing began for Stacy Gallagher, Jim Leyden and Tawahum Bige on Tuesday morning. The trio was arrested in August 2018 after […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202029 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, 202041 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, 202065 Views

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Prophet River First Nation, BC Hydro, B.C. reach agreements, settle litigation

Aug. 5, 2020 VICTORIA – The Province of British Columbia, BC Hydro and Prophet River First Nation have reached two agreements that result in the discontinuation of the Nation’s civil claim against BC Hydro and the Province on alleged infringement of Treaty 8 rights related to the Site C project. The Province will work with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202050 Views

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BC Court should ensure Northern Pulp financing protects workers and the forestry sector

July 23, 2020 VANCOUVER—Unifor is urging the British Columbia court overseeing creditor protection hearings for Northern Pulp to ensure the ridiculous squabble between Paper Excellence and the Nova Scotia government doesn’t destroy the forest industry in Nova Scotia. A financing agreement that is good for workers, protects the environment, and supports the continuation of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 202065 Views

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Métis child and youth injuries and deaths focus of new collaborative report

VICTORIA – Utilizing a new collaborative approach to research, Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of Métis children and youth. Invisible Children: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for Métis Children and Youth in British Columbia, 2015 to 2017 recognizes that Métis children […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 202059 Views

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