The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first major change to Canada's political map since the incorporation of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1949.Nunavut comprises a major portion of Northern Canada, and most of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.Obviously it wasnt the decision the Senators were hoping for as in the end, as Stalberg saw a better opportunity overseas.
Gord Downie, lead singer of the Tragically Hip and an advocate for First Nations people, is appointed a member of the Order of Canada by Gov. David Johnston, right, at Rideau Hall on Monday, during a ceremony honouring leadership in supporting Indigenous issues.
The RCMP remains committed to ensuring the reduction and prevention of violence against Aboriginal women.
However, the RCMP is only one partner among many government and non-government organizations (NGOs), social service agencies, health professionals and citizens who must align their efforts to reduce the high rates of violent victimization experienced by Aboriginal women.
Some of the key findings in this update include the following: Parallel to the findings of the 2014 Overview in which most homicide victims had a previous relationship with the offender, the 20 RCMP data reveals that the offender was known to the victim in 100% of the solved homicides of Aboriginal women in RCMP jurisdictions, and in 93% of cases of solved homicides of non-Aboriginal women.
Violence within family relationships is a key factor in homicides of women, and has prompted the RCMP to focus intervention and prevention efforts on familial and spousal violence.