Peacekeeper program launched in N.B.
Last updated 1/22/2024 at 10:10am
MI'GMAG'I, N.B.-In December, fourteen people from Mi'kmaw communities across New Brunswick became part of the inaugural cohort of Mi'gmaq Peacekeeping, Inc., an advocacy group that represents eight Mi'kmaw communities. They are now serving seven Mi'kmaw communities across New Brunswick, with the goal of providing an alternative to enforcement-based and conventional policing methods.
"This is a huge milestone for these individuals and our communities," said Chief George Ginnish, co-chair of MTI and chief of Natoaganeg. "Having someone in the community we can turn to, who understands the issu...