National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

3rd anniversary of final report from National Inquiry into MMIWG 

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the third anniversary of the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: “Today, we honour Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people who have gone missing, had their lives taken too soon, or continue to experience violence. We also honour the families and …

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Indigenous peoples in criminal justice system in BC

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Williams Lake – Advancing reconciliation requires dealing with both systemic racism and the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the criminal justice system. Supporting culturally appropriate, Indigenous-led and community-based justice services is key to making systemic change Canadians know is necessary. Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Taleed Noormohamed, Member of Parliament for Vancouver …