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Thunder Bay Situation Table launched to help vulnerable individuals – Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and partners have come together to announce the launch of the Thunder Bay Situation Table, a community-driven initiative to help vulnerable individuals in the community. The…

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now November 2, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)…

National review needed following report on tubal ligations: researchers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2017 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Two researchers who documented unwanted tubal ligations and “inherent racism” experienced by Indigenous women navigating the health-care system…

The Child and Youth Advocate on Challenges Facing Young People in Indigenous Communities

June 22, 2017 The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate is very concerned about the challenges facing young people in Natuashish and other Indigenous communities as well. This concern…

It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of…

New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well…

What happens when people with autism interact with police

What happens when people with autism interact with police

What happens when people with autism interact with police TORONTO, June 13, 2017 – A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and York University says…

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA STILL FAILING FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal issues THIRD Compliance Order on Jordan’s Principle

OTTAWA, ON (May 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m.) – The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has issued a third compliance order finding Canada’s approach to Jordan’s Principle to be unlawful…

It gives me hope’: New program uses Indigenous knowledge to help survivors of domestic violence – CBC

‘I, myself, I have lost my culture, and this is a way to get that back, and be stronger’ May 17, 2017 Rita Taypayosatum desperately wanted to end the cycle…

Province releases interim report into domestic violence homicides in Saskatchewan – StarPhoenix

May 11, 2017 An interim report providing “needed insight” into domestic violence in Saskatchewan has gathered data from 48 cases of domestic homicide and nine domestic violence-related suicides that took…

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