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Helen Polychronakos | The Missing Women's Inquiry must address systemic racism, sexism, say critics, and include more groups who could make meaningful recommendations.
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Helen Polychronakos | The commissioner of the Missing Women's Inquiry, Wally Oppal, took comments from witnesses at a community forum in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Police behaviour is one of the issues being looked at.
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Libby Davies | The address by the MP for Vancouver East to those gathered at the Community Engagement Forum for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry carefully lays out what needs to be achieved.
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AFN and NWAC | Assembly of First Nations and Native Women's Association of Canada heads call for Canada to work with Aboriginal and women's groups to end violence against Indigenous women.
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Jean Crowder | The successful Sisters in Spirit program filled the gaps in reporting and compiled investigations into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. The group's reward is to be shut down by the government.
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Jorge Barrera | A week after being lauded by Minister Rona Ambrose, it has become apparent the program is being decimated because of its name and the database it has built on 582 missing and murdered aboriginal women
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Libby Davies | Year after year, there were calls for a special task force to investigate the missing women, and warnings from the community that a possible serial killer was at work -- yet no action was taken.
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Rick Harp | While giving credit to the terrible conditions that create these problems, we often overlook the dysfunctional community life that can drive Aboriginal women off their home reserves and into danger.
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Jamaal Bell | Aboriginals are not asking for money and they need more than an apology. They are asking for justice, accountability, equality, social services, dignity, recognition of their culture, and healing.