NDP MP urges Goodale to get RCMP to investigate coerced sterilizations – larongeNOW

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Apr 11, 2019

OTTAWA — NDP MP Don Davies says Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has to use all “legitimate tools” at his disposal to ensure the RCMP investigates women’s allegations of forced or coerced sterilizations.

Davies’ request comes after the force said it conducted a preliminary review of its national database and found no records of specific complaints to pursue.

In a March letter to Davies, after he called for a criminal probe of coerced sterilizations, especially of Indigenous women, RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki said the force will work with commanding officers in each province and territory to see if any complaints have been reported and will reach out to other Canadian police agencies as well.

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