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Four Yukon-based organizations awarded $150,000 for projects addressing violence against Indigenous women and girls

Press Release 09/08/2022 The Government of Yukon’s Prevention and Aboriginal Women Fund is providing a total of $150,000 to the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Carcross/Tagish…

Manitoba Government Increases Support to Bear Clan Chapters to Enhance Community Safety Initiatives

Press Release August 2, 2022 The Manitoba government is providing more than $200,000 in funding including new ongoing support of $100,000 to the Bear Clan patrols serving Winnipeg neighbourhoods to…

Nova Scotia RCMP asks Nova Scotians to watch for, and report, human trafficking

Press Release July 29, 2022 Tomorrow, July 30, is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking, which involves the exploitation of people through deception, intimidation, threats or violence, is one…

Crisis in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside; UBCIC Calls on City of Vancouver to Uphold Safety and Human Dignity

Press Release (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – July 28, 2022) Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents, including a disproportionately high number of Indigenous peoples, are facing…

OHRC to begin consultation on poverty

Press Release July 25, 2022 In its 2017–2022 strategic plan, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) committed to working towards explicit human rights protection for people who experience poverty. Research…

City responds to the National Inquiry into MMIWG Calls for Justice and Red Women Rising Report

Press Release Today, by adopting this report we are making a meaningful commitment to increasing safety for members of these communities and attending to the harms caused by hundreds of…

Public Safety Canada’s Webinar Series: Education and Awareness of Human Trafficking

Press Release Introduction Under the National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking (National Strategy), Public Safety Canada committed to hosting annual stakeholder engagements to share information, and identify emerging trends and…

AFN Reaches $20 B Final Settlement Agreement to Compensate First Nations Children and Families

AFN Reaches $20 B Final Settlement Agreement to Compensate First Nations Children and Families

Press Release AFN Reaches $20 B Final Settlement Agreement to Compensate First Nations Children and Families July 4, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief…

MKO Continues to Be Concerned for the Safety of Indigenous Women Using Taxis in the City of Winnipeg

Press Release Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this statement to express ongoing concerns for the safety of Indigenous women who need to…

AMC and AFN Statement on appointment of Independent Special Interlocutor to work on protection of unmarked graves and burial sites near former Residential School Institutions

AMC and AFN Statement on appointment of Independent Special Interlocutor to work on protection of unmarked graves and burial sites near former Residential School Institutions

Press Release AMC and AFN Statement on appointment of Independent Special Interlocutor to work on protection of unmarked graves and burial sites near former Residential School Institutions June 9, 2022…

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