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Mar 11, 2013, 17:36 ET Court rejects Ottawa's efforts to shut down hearings to decide if the Federal Government is discriminating against First Nations children

OTTAWA, March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - In a landmark decision released today, the Federal Court of Appeal rejected the Canadian Government's application to stop the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal from...


Feb 22, 2013, 06:00 ET Canadian Government faces allegations of discrimination towards First Nations Children at Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - On February 25, 2013, the Government of Canada will appear before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to face 14 weeks of hearings to determine if its flawed and...


Feb 02, 2012, 08:30 ET First Nations youth tell the UN "It is time for Canada to keep its promises to First Nations children"

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Six First Nations youth ambassadors from across Canada are meeting with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), a group that monitors Canada's...


Jan 23, 2012, 11:14 ET First Nations children deserve more than empty promises: Education rights must be fully addressed - Shannen's Dream

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - As reports circulate that the Prime Minister plans to leave the Crown/First Nations gathering early to attend the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, six First Nations...


Nov 18, 2010, 11:37 ET HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD HELPS LAUNCH SHANNEN'S DREAM CAMPAIGN FOR FIRST NATION
EDUCATION RIGHTS

OTTAWA, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Children, First Nation leaders, educators and human rights activists are coming to Ottawa to honour the memory of an extraordinary First Nations young woman. Shannen...


Nov 16, 2010, 07:34 ET HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD HELPS LAUNCH SHANNEN'S DREAM CAMPAIGN FOR FIRST NATION
EDUCATION RIGHTS

OTTAWA, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - Children, First Nation leaders, educators and human rights activists are coming to Ottawa to honour the memory of an extraordinary First Nations young woman. Shannen...