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Indigenous, Society

Canada complicit in ‘race-based genocide’ against Indigenous women and girls: report

The murders and disappearances of thousands of Indigenous women and girls across Canada in recent decades constitute “acts of genocide,” according to the final report of the national inquiry into the ongoing tragedy presented Monday to the federal government during »

Indigenous, Politics

Ottawa grants extension for inquiry into missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls

The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is getting an additional six months to complete its work, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett announced Tuesday. The inquiry will have until April 30, 2019 »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Whither the troubled MMIWG inquiry?

Indigenous expert looks at the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry The federally funded inquiry looking into the national tragedy of a high proportion of missing and murdered First Nations females has been plaqued by controversy from the »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Controversial  aboriginal inquiry moves to Winnipeg

It’s called the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry (MMIWG). It was launched by the federal Liberal government of Justin Trudeau after years of calls for an investigation into the high proportion of indigenous women who have been »