Provinces commit to help inquiry into missing, murdered Indigenous women – Macleans.ca

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Provinces commit to help inquiry into missing, murdered Indigenous women – Macleans.ca

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2016226 Views

March 1, 2016

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett called the commitment an important step forward

WINNIPEG – The provinces agreed Friday to co-operate with and support a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett called the commitment an important step forward, as she emerged from a two-day meeting involving federal and provincial ministers as well as aboriginal leaders and victims’ families.

“This is something that has worried a lot of the indigenous leadership … and all the people who were worried that we could end up with a jurisdictional squabble that meant that really important issues like policing and child welfare would not be able to be properly dealt with.”

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