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Missing Person – Melvin Henyu-Rinsma

Prince George 2022-01-20 10:05 PST File # 2022-2096 The Prince George RCMP is requesting the public’s help in locating a missing person who has not been seen since Monday, January 17, 2022. Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth, 14-year-old Melvin Henyu-Rinsma. Melvin was last seen at school on Monday morning, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20223 Views

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No more stolen sisters: Ceremony in Quesnel to honour spirit of murdered Indigenous woman – Vernon Morning Star

Jan. 20, 2022 Traffic control will be in place Everyone is invited to join First Nations from across northern B.C. who will be making the drive to Quesnel early today (Thursday, Jan. 20) where a ceremony will be held for a young Indigenous woman found murdered. “It’s not only honouring Carmelita, it’s honouring all of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20222 Views

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Canada, British Columbia and the BC First Nations Justice Council to collaborate on revitalizing Indigenous legal traditions and addressing systemic racism in British Columbia

From: Department of Justice Canada January 20, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada A justice system that improves public safety and community well-being while addressing the challenges faced by Indigenous peoples is something that all Canadians can be proud to support. Revitalizing Indigenous legal traditions and eliminating systemic racism and discrimination from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20223 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Lametti to make an announcement

From: Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable David Eby, Q.C., Attorney General of British Columbia, and Doug White, Q.C., Chair of the BC First Nations Justice Council will make an announcement regarding the revitalization of Indigenous legal traditions and elimination of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20228 Views

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Nominate British Columbians standing against racism, hatred

Jan. 19, 2022 VICTORIA – The Province is seeking nominations to honour individuals and organizations that are strengthening multiculturalism and fighting against discrimination throughout British Columbia. Beginning Jan. 19, 2022, people are invited to submit nominations for the Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Awards for individuals, organizations and youth whose work has enhanced inclusion and cultural diversity, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20226 Views

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Man charged in Carmelita Abraham homicide

A Quesnel man has now been charged in the disappearance and subsequent homicide of Carmelita Abraham. On January 4, 2022, the Williams Lake RCMP received a missing persons report regarding Carmelita Abraham. Investigators were able confirm that Carmelita left Williams Lake for Quesnel on December 27 or 28, 2021. On January 10, 2022, investigators from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202218 Views

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Carmelita Abraham case: Man charged with murder – CTV News

Jan. 15, 2022 A Quesnel, B.C., man has been charged with murder and indignity to human remains in connection to the disappearance of missing Indigenous woman Carmelita Abraham. Joseph Simpson, a 51-year-old Quesnel resident, was arrested Thursday and has now been charged, Quesnel RCMP said in a news release Saturday. Abraham was reported missing to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202216 Views

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Search for missing Indigenous logging protester grows tense in B.C. – Toronto Star

Family and friends of a two-spirited person missing for 7 weeks in the Vancouver Island woods near Fairy Creek fear the worst PORT-RENFREW, B.C. Family and friends of an Indigenous protester missing for seven weeks in the woods near a logging blockade on Vancouver Island lashed out Saturday at a logging company’s security for hampering […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202220 Views

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UBCIC Applauds BCCLA’s Win in Landmark Court Case Against RCMP Commissioner and Court’s Decision to Uphold Police Accountability

January 14, 2022 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – January 14, 2022) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) congratulates the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) on winning their precedent-setting lawsuit, which resulted in the Federal Court of Canada’s decision that RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki violated her statutory obligations by failing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202224 Views

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Takla Lake FIrst Nation woman missing since Christmas, family says – Castanet

Jan 14, 2022 Takla Lake FIrst Nation woman missing since Christmas, family says The family of a missing First Nations woman from Northern B.C. is circulating a flyer online in the hopes of tracking her down. Carmelita Abraham hasn’t been in touch with her family since Christmastime, according to the flyer. Abraham is a member […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202219 Views

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