Native Women’s Association leaves national MMIWG action plan process, calling it ‘toxic, dysfunctional’

Day: June 1, 2021

Native Women’s Association leaves national MMIWG action plan process, calling it ‘toxic, dysfunctional’

The Native Women’s Association of Canada is releasing its own action plan Tuesday in response to the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls after stepping away from the federal government’s long-awaited plan. The organization tweeted Monday that it walked away from the federal government’s “toxic process” to “come up with a real …

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SIU not laying charges after woman’s fatal fall from parking garage in Oshawa

The province’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU) will not be laying charges after a woman in Oshawa fatally fell from a municipal parking garage. Durham police were called to the garage on Mary Street on February 1 for a woman on a roof. They said officers tried to talk to her and a short time later, she …

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Manufacturing, retail sides of Canadian furniture industry at odds over outcome of Asian dumping

Canadian furniture manufacturers and retailers are entangled in a battle over sofas and recliners being shipped from Asia. On May 5, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) implemented tariffs on some leather-seated products from China and Vietnam. They reached as high as 295 per cent for products from China and up to 101 per …

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