Indigenous Peoples | SOCIAL ISSUES

Launch a national public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

October 5, 2015 | Liberal Platform (Page 48)

Missing and murdered indigenous women: 1st phase of public inquiry outlined

Tuesday December 8, 2015 | CBC News

Ministers will meet with the families of missing and murdered indigenous women in Ottawa this week, as the federal government launches the first of two phases in the creation of a much-awaited national public inquiry.

"I am pleased to announce that the government of Canada is launching its first phase of the inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women and girls," Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said at a news conference Tuesday on Parliament Hill.

Inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women to begin within two weeks: minister

Tuesday November 10, 2015 | Global News

The Liberal government will begin the process within the next "couple of weeks" of consulting Canadians on how best to proceed with an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, the country's new indigenous affairs minister says.

In an interview with The Canadian Press, Carolyn Bennett indicated that the start of pre-inquiry consultations will be announced before the end of the month.