missing and murdered indigenous women
They doubt new funding will tell them anything more about their sisters’ cases.
The government announced on Wednesday the start of a long-awaited inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, who are six times more likely to be murder victims than non-Aboriginal women in Canada.
A national inquiry into the reasons why more than a thousand Indigenous women have disappeared or been killed hasn't yet begun, but it's already causing fraustration.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for the "senseless and horrific" murder of 11-year-old Teresa Robinson last year in Manitoba, Canada.
The woman survived 12 days in the vast Albertan wilderness eating berries and following a bear. She spoke out for the first time in an interview with VICE News.
The death of 15-year-old Fontaine reignited anger and despair at the thousands of missing and murdered women in Canada, and prompted fresh calls for a federal inquiry into the matter.
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
By Justin Ling
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised “nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples" on Tuesday, as he launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
The new report from the UN Human Rights Committee raises concerns about counter-terrorism legislation, missing and murdered indigenous women, and the behavior of mining companies abroad. Canada says it's "proud of our human rights record."
Last year, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police revealed more than 1,000 Aboriginal women had been murdered over three decades, and another 164 were still missing. Police said Friday they have made progress in solving cases, but the numbers have grown.