MMIWG

Brenda Wilson shares a song at the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls hearings in Smithers. (Chris Gareau photo)

2 years after MMIWG report, Ottawa releases preliminary national plan

Funding for support services for survivors and family members identified as the first immediate step

 

Commissioner Michèle Audette listens at the final day of hearings at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, in Richmond, B.C., on April 8, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

RCMP needs structural changes to address racism: MMIWG commissioner

Audette said police officers who are well-trained and sensitive can protect Indigenous people and save lives

 

A picture of Joyce Echaquan is seen during a vigil in front of the hospital where she died in Joliette, Que. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Advocates marking MMIW remembrance day note death of Indigenous woman in hospital

Joyce Echaquan died shortly after filming herself from her hospital bed about 70km north of Montreal

 

A red dress hangs from a tree in front of a Wetaskiwin group home to help open the conversation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

A Wetaskiwin group home puts out display to raise awareness for MMIW

National Red Dress Day to raise awareness for MMIW was May 5.

A red dress hangs from a tree in front of a Wetaskiwin group home to help open the conversation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). Photo by Shaela Dansereau.