Missing and murdered inquiry to forge ahead despite resignation of key commissioner

Marilyn Poitras says part of the solution is to draw on strength, resiliency of Indigenous people

By Kathleen Harris, CBC News Posted: Jul 11, 2017 read more at:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/poitras-commissioner-resignation-1.4199126

 

Marilyn Poitras has stepped down as a commissioner from the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

 

 

 

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NWAC Joins the Call for a Restructure of the National Inquiry into MMIWG

July 11, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the resignation of Commissioner Marilyn Poitras yesterday, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is joining the call to restructure the current process of the National Public Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (National Inquiry) and concentrate on delivering a Families First model/ read more at: https://www.nwac.ca/2017/07/nwac-joins-the-call-for-a-restructure-of-the-national-inquiry-into-mmiwg/

 

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CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR THE RED DEER NATIVE FRIENDSHIP JULY 2017 CALENDAR!

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Indigenous leader calls for ‘friendship and peace’ ahead of Cornwallis protest

 

Pam Glode-Desrochers hopes protest to remove statue is a chance for dialogue, not conflict

 

read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/cornwallis-statue-protest-mi-kmaw-halifax-municipal-council-1.4201376

Pam Glode-Desrochers

Winner of $1M teaching prize using money to fund Inuit kayaking program

Maggie MacDonnell says program would provide health and cultural benefits to Inuit

 

Maggie MacDonnell is funding a kayaking program for the Inuit of Salluit, Que.

read more at:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/maggie-macdonnell-teacher-kayak-inuit-nova-scotia-1.4200015

 

The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games launches this weekend with a heavy focus on lacrosse. read more at: http://jukasaradio.ca/jukasa-news-update-wednesday-july-12-2017/

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Eel Ground First Nation -Natoaganeg- Powwow July 13th to 16th, 2017 read more at: http://www.ilrtoday.ca/eel-ground-first-nation-natoaganeg-powwow-july-13th-to-16th-2017/

 

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Samson Pow Wow 2017 Poster

 

 

 

BC Wildfire Update: July 12, 2017 read more at: http://www.ilrtoday.ca/bc-wildfire-update-july-12-2017/

 What do you think caused  the B.C. wildfires? call 780-492-2577 ext. 1 Thurs 5:30 pm Win Prizes!

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