Missing and murdered indigenous women: 1st phase of public inquiry outlined today – CBC

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Missing and murdered indigenous women: 1st phase of public inquiry outlined today – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2015225 Views

Dec 08, 2015

Ministers to spend next 2 months consulting with families of missing, murdered indigenous women

Ministers will meet with the families of missing and murdered indigenous women in Ottawa this week, as the federal government launches the first of two phases in the creation of a much-awaited national public inquiry.

“I am pleased to announce that the government of Canada is launching its first phase of the inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women and girls,” Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said at a news conference Tuesday on Parliament Hill.

“As a first step, we will meet with the families in the National Capital Region with the goal of hearing their views on the design of the inquiry and what it needs to achieve. And over the next two months, we will hear from more families, other indigenous peoples, national aboriginal organizations and a range of front-line services workers and others.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/missing-murdered-inquiry-1.3355492

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