Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Another Staff Member Leaves the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Commission

June 15, 2017

Chantale Courcy, former director of operations for the Missing and Murdered Women and Girls inquiry commission, has left the commission to accept a promotion within the Federal government. Courcy is the fourth staff member to resign. 

Report Shows One-Quarter of Female Homicide Victims in 2015 Were Indigenous

June 6, 2017

Statistics Canada has released a report showing that one-fourth of all female homicide victims in 2015 were Indigenous. This statistic is six times higher than that of non-Indigenous women. In addition, Indigenous women are disproportionately represented in the prison population.

Family Members Speak as MMIW Inquiry Begins

May 30, 2017

As the hearings for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) national inquiry began, Frances Neumann spoke to commissioners about the murder of her sister-in-law, Mary Johns, by serial killer Gilbert Paul Jordan.

Live Coverage of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's Inquiry Hearings

May 30, 2017

Watch live coverage of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's (MMIW) hearings in Whitehorse.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiring Hearings Begin in Whitehorse

May 29, 2017

Forty families have registered to participate in the first public hearings for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) national inquiry in Whitehorse. The "truth gathering process" began on Monday with public hearings starting Tuesday and running until Thursday.

Families Frustrated with Treatment by Officials for National Inquiry into MMIWG

May 23, 2017

Families of victims are frustrated with the nation inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) and have declared they will blockade the meetings in protest.

MMIWG Inquiry to Proceed as Planned in Whitehorse

May 19, 2017

Chief commissioner of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry, Marion Buller, assured families and survivors that the hearing in Whitehorse will proceed as planned.

MMIWG Commission Postpones Hearings Despite Families' Protests

May 15, 2017

Officials from the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls inquiry commission say they were advised that the summer months would be a bad time to conduct hearings with family members. However, family members disagree with this decision.

Families Frustrated with Lack of Communication about MMIW Inquiry

May 10, 2017

After the hearing set for May 29, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will not hear from families and loved ones until the fall.

Additional Hearings by the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Commission Not Yet Set

May 8, 2017

With formal hearings set to begin on May 29, the National Inquiry for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is providing few details about the process moving forward, leaving First Nations families and loved ones concerned.

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