Lillian Dyck

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Manitoba MP stands behind bill aimed at deterring violence against Indigenous women

He was throwing his support behind Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck's Bill S-215, which would amend the Criminal Code to make being an Aboriginal female victim...

Senator Lillian Dyck a voice for women, First Nations people

Growing up in Saskatchewan, Lillian Dyck's mother told her to forget her First Nations heritage; she feared that if people knew her daughter was part...

Day 1 of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has arrived

... and eradicate violence towards aboriginal women needs to continue. Bear supports Senator Lillian Dyck's efforts to introduce Bill S-215, which is an act to...

Rallies held for First Nations man fatally shot on Sask. farm as accused faces bail hearing

People began chanting 'shame' and 'Justice for Colten' pic.twitter.com/AKc2OKBIEB. — Bryn Levy (@BrynLevy) August 18, 2016. Senator Lillian Dyck among the crowd at rally in...

Senators to address worsening Northern housing crisis

(subscription) (subscription)To add insult to injury, Senator Lillian Dyck, who chairs the Senate committee, said in every community they travelled to, there were empty...

Indigenous culture played role in debate on assisted dying

Senator Lillian Dyck argued that the aboriginal youth suicide epidemic is the result of dysfunctional communities still grappling with the after-effects of the residential school...

Indigenous parliamentarians brought unique perspective to assisted dying debate

Senator Lillian Dyck argued the Aboriginal youth suicide epidemic is the result of dysfunctional communities still grappling with the after-effects of the residential school era,...

Indigenous influence on assisted dying debate

Indigenous MPs and senators played a central role in securing passage of the new assisted dying law, bringing to the debate what they describe as...

Indigenous parliamentarians brought unique perspective to assisted dying debate

Indigenous MPs and senators played a central role in securing passage of the new assisted dying law, bringing to the debate what they describe as...

Young Métis woman from Penetanguishene meets Senate leaders

“The opportunity to engage with youth leaders is invaluable,” Senator Lillian Eva Dyck, chair of the committee, said in a statement. “In indigenous communities across...

Should there be a review of the residential school settlement on N2N

Garnet Angeconeb, a respected advocate for survivors of residential schools has written an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for the Indian residential...

Inuit regions contain the worst, most overcrowded housing, Senator says

Limited housing, overcrowding, and the poor quality of life experienced by many northerners makes the need for adequate places to live greater than in the...

Former NDP Cabinet Minister Appointed To The Senate

The Hon. Frances Lankin (former NDP cabinet minister) with the Broadbent Institute will be representing Ontario in the Senate. This appointment will be hard for...

Saskatchewan senator introduces bill for missing and murdered aboriginal women

A Saskatchewan senator has introduced a bill to help protect aboriginal women and girls. Senator Lillian Dyck spoke to Bill S-215: An Act to amend...

Café Daughter shows the dawning of a fiercely independent spirit

Based on the life of Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Eva Quan Dyck, we follow Yvette's progress from a small-town childhood into high school in Saskatoon. Born...

Colin MacLean review: Cafe Daughter

(The play is based on the life of Senator Lillian Eva (Quan) Dyck, a Chinese/First Nation woman who did overcome intolerance to became a doctor.)...

Noting the pattern: Café Daughter explores cultural identity and micro-aggressions

In Café Daughter, we're given the opportunity to do just that: the Kenneth T Williams' script—based on the life of still-serving Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck—takes...

Letters: November 21, 2015

Re: Inquiry must examine existing research, says senator (SP, Nov. 14). Lillian Dyck follows a long liberal tradition of finding a way to be wrong...

Saskatoon men asked to combat violence against women

For some reason, likely racism [and] discrimination, they're a more vulnerable group, so more has to be done,” said Sen. Lillian Dyck, with the Government...

Saskatoon men asked to combat violence against women

“For some reason, likely racism [and] discrimination, they're a more vulnerable group, so more has to be done,” said Sen. Lillian Dyck, with the Government...

Inquiry must examine existing research, says senator

The long anticipated inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women doesn't need to reinvent the wheel, says Sen. Lillian Dyck. The inquiry must review the...

Replacing livable homes with larger new ones not sustainable

Re: Vancouver may become petroleum free by 2050, Oct. 29. The Renewable City Strategy anticipates that “40 per cent of all buildings in Vancouver will...

The shameful numbers | The Carillon

On Oct. 28, the University of Regina hosted Hon. Senator Lillian Eva Quan Dyck, who gave a speech on the topic of missing and murdered...

Harper wrong to 'relegate' issue missing, murdered aboriginal women to matter ...

Senator Lillian Dyck, wants to see the numbers that prove RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson's claim 70 per cent of aboriginal women killed were victims of...

Sask. senator still pushing for inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women

The issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) will not go away, and Senator Lillian E. Dyck is doing her best to make sure...

Dyck hopeful about renewed MMIW interest

The issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) will not go away, and Senator Lillian E. Dyck is doing her best to make sure...

Senator still pushing for inquiry

The issue of missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW) will not go away, and Senator Lillian E. Dyck is doing her best to make sure...

What happens next?

Indeed, Harris would be the first NDP senator (Saskatchewan's Lillian Dyck wanted to sit as an NDP when appointed to the senate in 2005, but...

Harper wrong to 'relegate' issue missing, murdered aboriginal women to matter ...

Senator Lillian Dyck, wants to see the numbers that prove RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson's claim 70 per cent of aboriginal women killed were victims of...

Senator demands RCMP prove claim on native women murders

A Saskatchewan senator is challenging the RCMP and the federal government to release statistics proving that 70 per cent of aboriginal females killed in cases...

Sask. senator calls on RCMP to back up claims about the majority of missing ...

“They've made that conclusion but they don't have any data anywhere that backs it up,” Dyck said while in Saskatoon for a missing and murdered...

Tom Mulcair says some senators willing to work with NDP government

The party nearly added a senator to its caucus in 2005 when then-prime minister Paul Martin appointed Lillian Dyck of Saskatchewan to the upper chamber.

Walkers call for action on murdered and missing aboriginal women

The demonstrators were joined in Saskatoon by Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck, who called on the federal government to recognize the plight of Canada's aboriginal women.

'You still hurt every day': Families walk for missing, murdered loved ones

The walkers will continue onto North Battleford on Tuesday after staying overnight at a hotel room donated by Senator Lillian Dyck. -with files from News...

'You still hurt every day': Families walk for missing, murdered loved ones

The walkers will continue onto North Battleford on Tuesday after staying overnight at a hotel room donated by Senator Lillian Dyck. -with files from News...

'You still hurt every day': Families walk for missing, murdered loved ones

The walkers will continue onto North Battleford on Tuesday after staying overnight at a hotel room donated by Senator Lillian Dyck. -with files from News...

'You still hurt every day': Families walk for missing, murdered loved ones

The walkers will continue onto North Battleford on Tuesday after staying overnight at a hotel room donated by Senator Lillian Dyck. -with files from News...

Acquaintances kill more aboriginal women than spouses, report shows

The report's findings have been widely misinterpreted to suggest the problem of MMIW lies mainly with aboriginal men, Senator Lillian Dyck told a Saskatchewan Human...

Acquaintances kill more aboriginal women than spouses, report shows

The report's findings have been widely misinterpreted to suggest the problem of MMIW lies mainly with aboriginal men, Senator Lillian Dyck told a Saskatchewan Human...

Path-breaking project plants 'Seeds of Good Life'

... resident of Lakefield and Peterborough Rotary Club member – both of whom championed the concept and vision for local action - were invited by...

Five months later, Rinelle Harper gives a voice to the missing and murdered

Rinelle, who is contemplating a future in the Forces, hopes to be accepted to the summer program. Atop the TV in the living room stood...

Cuthand: Southend urgently needs airstrip

This led Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck to comment that it looked like a deliberate misinterpretation on the part of Valcourt to use RCMP evidence to...

RCMP won't back Valcourt's claim Indigenous men responsible for 70 per cent of ...

Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Dyck issued a statement saying Valcourt “must show us this unreported data because they contradict other reported facts.” Dyck said the Native...

Politics this morning, Feb. 27: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women ...

(subscription)... Thursday, 02/26/2015 10:04 pm EST. Prime Minister Stephen Harper must make it a priority to call an inquiry into the almost 1,200 missing...

Senator apologizes for 'white man' comment

LA RONGE, Sask. - Senator Lillian Dyck is apologizing for suggesting an aboriginal Conservative MP from northern Saskatchewan was behaving like a "white man" during...

Cree MP accused by Cree senator of acting like a 'white man ...

“It is regrettable that Senator Lillian Dyck resorted to personal attacks against an elected Member of Parliament while she was speaking on my Bill (C-428)...

Ex-Liberals in Senate offer legal arguments for missing, murdered women inquiry

He and his Senate colleague Lillian Dyck are in the early stages of finding someone who will take the case to Federal Court. "The first...