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  • Chiefs of Ontario Media Advisory

    February 25, 2013

  • Ottawa fights charge it discriminates against aboriginal kids

    February 25, 2013

  • UNICEF Canada Blog

    February 25, 2013

  • Joint press release by Amnesty International Canada, Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

    February 22, 2013

    Le gouvernement canadien fait face à des accusations d'allégations de discrimination envers les enfants des Premières Nations devant le Tribunal canadien des droits de la personne

  • After years of legal wrangling, First Nations discrimination hearing begins Monday

    February 22, 2013

  • Assembly of First Nations National Chief to appear at Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Support of Equity and Fairness for First Nation Children

    February 22, 2013

    Visitez le site Internet de l'Assemblée des Premières Nations pour en savoir plus!

  • Letters to Canada: Messages of Reconciliation from Children and Young People

    February 21, 2013

     

    Les enfants et les jeunes ont préparé cette vidéo pour que le Tribunal canadien des droits de la personne puisse comprendre à quel point l'affaire en matière de protection de l'enfance des Premières Nations est importante pour tous les enfants du Canada alors que le gouvernement canadien s'y oppose. Il s'agit de la vidéo que le gouvernement du Canada ne voulait pas que le Tribunal visionne. Lisez les lettres adressées au Canada et visitez le site Internet Je suis un témoin pour en savoir plus!
     
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  • Peter Henderson Bryce Award

    February 19, 2013

    Watch the video on the Many Hands One Dream site to learn more about a national hero and the award named in his memory!

  • Canadian Human Rights Commission Media Advisory

    February 19, 2013

  • iPolitics reports on Have a Heart Day

    February 14, 2013

  • Amnesty Moose Jaw's Valentine goes undelivered

    February 14, 2013

  • Tribunal orders hearings to proceed on February 25, 2013 despite Canada's objections

    February 13, 2013

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  • One woman's battle for equal rights for on-reserve children

    February 09, 2013

  • New legal terms added to Glossary!

    February 08, 2013

    Divulgation; Exposé des précisions; Loi sur l’accès à l’information; Loi sur la vie privée; Preuve; Secret professionnel des avocats; Subpoena; Témoin expert; Témoin profane 

  • Have a Heart Day Social in Kitchener, Ontario!

    February 07, 2013

    Bring your sweethearts, sweet treats and moccasins for an evening full of dance, song and family fun. Pizza and drinks will be served.

    Time: 5 - 8 p.m.

    Location: FSW Building, 120 Duke St. Kitchener (Rm.101)

    Organized by Weejeendimin Native Resource Centre & Wilfrid Laurier University

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  • Canada proposes cancelling Tribunal hearing dates for week of February 25, 2013; Caring Society objects

    February 05, 2013

  • Federal Court of Appeal hearing scheduled for March 6, 2013

    January 31, 2013

    Canada's appeal of the Federal Court decision to order a full hearing in the First Nations child welfare case will be heard on March 6, 2013. Hearings at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to proceed concurrently.

    Location: TBD

    Open to the public!

  • Amnesty International members in Regina prepare for Have a Heart Day!

    January 24, 2013

    Thanks to Regina members for taking part in last night's Amnesty International Webinar on Have a Heart Day. We look forward to hearing more about your plans for Februrary 14!

  • School Resources

    December 21, 2012

    Check out our new Schools' Resources page for ideas on how to engage students in Shannen's Dream, Jordan's Principle, and I am a Witness!

  • Tim Harper: Tribunal will rule whether Ottawa retaliated against native rights’ advocate Cindy Blackstock

    October 23, 2012

    Dossier complet ici (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

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