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Editorial: Distraction further dishonours victims – StarPhoenix
by ahnationtalk onJune 7, 201990 Views
Reflecting on how to personally address reconciliation regarding the MMIWG is important for citizens of this province and this country.
June 7, 2019
We need to keep our eye on the ball when it comes to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
It is expected, and important, that there is vigorous debate around this important report. What cannot get lost, however, is the central duty of the inquiry, which is telling the stories of women, children and families who have been abused and killed at a rate much higher than the general population. The inquiry uncovered the names of 1,200 women who are known to have been murdered, or who have disappeared, but there is no real way to arrive at a definitive number.