No one wants this report to be put on a shelf’: Indigenous Affairs Minister responds to inquiry criticism – CBC

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2017372 Views

April 04, 2017

The first interim report from the nation inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is due this November — with a final report due one year later — despite the fact that there have been no hearings yet, and some family members say there hasn’t been enough communication.

Canada’s Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett is facing pressure to deliver on the promises made by the Liberal government when it launched the inquiry shortly after coming to power in 2015.

The first interim report from the nation inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is due this November — with a final report due one year later — despite the fact that there have been no hearings yet, and some family members say there hasn’t been enough communication.

Canada’s Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett is facing pressure to deliver on the promises made by the Liberal government when it launched the inquiry shortly after coming to power in 2015.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-april-4-mmiwg-ottawa-public-forum-1.4053431/no-one-wants-this-report-to-be-put-on-a-shelf-indigenous-affairs-minister-responds-to-inquiry-criticism-1.4053520

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