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Anti-Racism Data Act Essential to Address the Needs and Develop Fair and Equitable Services for Indigenous Peoples

tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Okanagan Syilx Territory, BC [May 2, 2022]: The BCFNJC welcomes the introduction by the Province of BC of the Anti-Racism Data Act. As a first of its kind in Canada, BCFNJC is encouraged by the opportunity to collaborate with the Province and gain visibility into statistics as new justice programs and services are […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202227 Views

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First Peoples Law Report April 25 – May 1, 2022 – First Peoples Law

Sovereignty and Treaty rights topped headlines on the east coast AFNQL forms Office of Self Determination after ‘flagrant lack of good will’ | APTN News Quebec First Nations push for more self-determination | Global News Bill 96 amounts to cultural genocide, First Nations leaders say | Montreal Gazette P.E.I.’s Lennox Island First Nation to launch treaty lobster […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 202233 Views

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First Peoples Law Report April 11-17, 2022 – First Peoples Law

Land defence, child welfare and UNDRIP topped BC headlines Mounties spent $950K on winter operations for Coastal GasLink | APTN News Simpcw First Nation battles through negotiations to secure child welfare agreement with BC | Turtle Island News Province refuses to register B.C. baby’s First Nations name | Vernon Morning Star Harvesting rights and bison were […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202234 Views

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Métis Nation British Columbia Statement on Release of United Nations Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Action Plan

April 7, 2022 (Surrey, BC) – Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is pleased to see the Province of B.C. release the long-awaited action plan dedicated to implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration). “MNBC is pleased to see Métis recognized as a distinct People in the action plan, in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 8, 202243 Views

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World’s first Indigenous law program graduates its inaugural class –

April 8, 2022 Four years ago, the University of Victoria launched the world’s first law degree to combine the study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous laws. This spring, students in the inaugural class of this historic program are preparing to cross the stage to receive their degrees. UVic’s joint program in Canadian common law (Juris Doctor, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202238 Views

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Six new wildlife regulations and reallocated sheep permits for the 2022-23 hunting season

The Government of Yukon has adopted six new wildlife regulations, effective April 1, 2022. These changes were recommended by the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management board and will help us support sustainable wildlife populations, ensure responsible wildlife management and protect critical habitats. The six regulation changes are: An adaptive management framework for the Hart River […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 202296 Views

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Two suspects in custody following shooting in Whalley

2022-04-01 17:30 File # 2022-46559 Surrey RCMP is advising that two suspects have been arrested following a shooting in Whalley. On April 1, 2022, 2:27 p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report of a shooting in the 12600-block of 97 Avenue. As police arrived on scene, they learned that a 48-year old man had been shot […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2022146 Views

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First Peoples Law Report March 21-27, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes injunctions, Treaty rights, consultation, hunting, gaming, policing and more. IN THE NEWS The denial of Indigenous rights was on display in BC B.C. First Nation’s land rights claim is about reconciliation, lawyer tells court | RMO Today Nuchatlaht First Nation land claim under dispute by B.C. government | CTV News Historic […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 202236 Views

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First Peoples Law Report March 14-20, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes Aboriginal title, harvesting rights, Charter rights, child welfare, environmental racism, birth alerts and more. IN THE NEWS Harvesting rights returned to headlines on the east coast Indigenous harvesters fighting to exercise their treaty rights is put InFocus | APTN News Inside the Atikamekw Nation’s fight against deforestation of ancestral lands | APTN News […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 202236 Views

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First Peoples Law Report March 7-13, 2022 – First Peoples Law

This week’s edition includes specific claims, coal mining, caribou, night hunting, Charter rights, Aboriginal title, protected areas and more. IN THE NEWS Wildlife management and Aboriginal title topped headlines on the west coast BC introduces legislation to ensure First Nations input on wildlife management | Castanet BC Supreme Court about to hear precedent-setting Nuchatlaht Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 202241 Views

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