Inquiry spreads hope at centre – Vernon Morning Star

Inquiry spreads hope at centre – Vernon Morning Star

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2015271 Views

Dec 13, 2015

A local organization is hopeful about the outcome of an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.

The federal government has initiated an inquiry into the high number of First Nations women who have been murdered or are missing.

“There is hope for meaningful change with Justin Trudeau’s government. This is the Canada they write about — fair, equitable, peace-seeking and caring,” said Patricia Wilson, Vernon First Nations Friendship Centre executive director.

The inquiry process will begin with the Liberal government consulting with survivors, family members of victims and national aboriginal and provincial representatives to seek input on the scope of the inquiry.

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