On a chilly October day, people listened somberly as words were read out loud from a 102-page report by Jason Gratl, Independent Counsel to the Commissioner of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.
Missing Women Commission of Inquiry
Native Women’s Association of Canada
The resignation of Ms. Robyn Gervais from the position of Independent Counsel for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry confirms the failure of the inquiry process.
The basics of colonization: To destroy a culture, you must destroy the children. You destroy the children by taking their mothers.
Journalists for Human Rights
jhr Montreal correspondent Adam Bemma sits down with Monica van Schaik from Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
Grassroots groups support endangered women in the Downtown Eastside against a political system that cuts public programs while prioritizing corporate bailouts. These groups have abandoned the inquiry.
Legal scholar and lawyer Mary Eberts says a public inquiry such as the Missing Women Inquiry can play a vital role in uncovering deeper issues in society.
The F Word
The F Word takes a closer look at the Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry, featuring an interview with Native Women's Association of Canada president Jeannette Corbiere Lavell.
West Coast LEAF and EVA BC
Citing the government's failure to provide funding for counsel for community groups, we are withdrawing from this commission.
Denying funding will, once again, prevent marginalized voices from being heard and avoid creating relationships with Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
The national day of action for justice for murdered and missing Indigenous women made a public declaration on Feb. 14 that proclaimed their remembrance and love for those taken or killed.