Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 42

Exploring Stakeholder: "Government of Manitoba"

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April 12, 2023

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs wants to create First Nations courts to reduce incarceration

As governments ‘continue to tinker’ with existing justice system, grand chief says what’s needed is overhaul CBC News: The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is reimagining what a justice system could look like for First Nations people in the province, with plans to try out courts in two communities with processes based on First Nations’ legal traditions. As...

June 1, 2022

Manitoba’s Bill 7, The Police Services Amendment Act (Enhancing Independent Investigation Unit Operations) receives Royal Assent This Bill makes a number of amendments to The Police Services Act that deal with the operation of the Independent Investigation Unit (IIU), which is responsible for investigating police officer conduct. The following are the key changes. The timing and circumstances when a police service is required to notify the IIU of a serious...

June 16, 2020

Open Letter to Premier Brian Pallister “Smoking at VLT sites

“Letter to Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba, from Grand Chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO)”. Smoking at VLT (Video Lottery Terminals) sites is about jurisdiction, creating spaces for self-government and taking steps for the revitalization of First Nations laws and the inherent rights of the Nations for which MKO advocates. The MKO does not speak...

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