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Indigenous Women must have the Freedom to Choose when Motherhood is Right for Them

Indigenous Women must have the Freedom to Choose when Motherhood is Right for Them

Press Release Indigenous Women must have the Freedom to Choose when Motherhood is Right for Them Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is disappointed by the…

OHRC: Pay equity for midwives upheld by Ontario’s highest court

Press Release June 13, 2022 TORONTO – Today, in a landmark decision – Ontario (Health) v Association of Ontario Midwives – the Court of Appeal for Ontario confirmed the Human…

Midwives keep winning in fight to close the pay gap

Press Release June 13, 2022 Midwives have emerged winners once again, following another failed legal appeal initiated by the Ford government. Now the highest court in the province, the Ontario…

NB Government: Milestone legislation to modernize protection and support for young people received unanimous support

Press Release 10 June 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Milestone legislation to modernize the government’s efforts to ensure the well-being of young people received unanimous support from all members of the…

Court Rules that Manitoba Government Discriminates Against First Nations Children in the Child Welfare System

Press Release May 19, 2022 Treaty 1 Territory – Yesterday, the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench ruled that the government of the province of Manitoba discriminates against First Nations children…

GNB: Milestone legislation will focus on child-centred approach, early intervention

Press Release 18 May 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government introduced new stand-alone child welfare legislation today for the purpose of promoting the interests, protection, participation and well-being of…

Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System Established

Press Release April 29, 2022 The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Innu Nation today announced the launch of the Inquiry into the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu…

Implementation underway and claims period open under the Safe Drinking Water Settlement Agreement

Press Release From: Indigenous Services Canada April 28, 2022 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada acknowledges the past harms caused to…

IRC: Deadline To Apply For Residential Day School Class Action Is July 13, 2022

Press Release April 19th, 2022 Free support is available for Inuvialuit survivors of the Indian Day School system and their families who are hoping to claim compensation under the 2019…

AMC statement on CHRT Order and its impact on Jordan’s Principle for First Nations in Manitoba

Press Release Treaty 1 Territory – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement in response to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) consent order issued on March 22,…

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