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Jun 11, 2019, 15:20 ET Open letter from the Commission of Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Girls - An appeal to all political leaders

This is an open letter from the Commission of Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous VANCOUVER, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ -The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls...


Jun 04, 2019, 19:12 ET Response to Federal Government Statement

GATINEAU, QC, June 4, 2019 This is an important moment in the Truth and Reconciliation journey. The acceptance of our findings of fact by the federal government, especially our finding of genocide,...


Jun 03, 2019, 12:36 ET National Inquiry calls for transformative change to eradicate violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA

Missing and murdered crisis rooted in human and Indigenous rights violations GATINEAU, QC, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry's Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and...


May 29, 2019, 15:21 ET The Truth Sharing Podcasts

VANCOUVER, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The Truth Sharing Podcasts, inspired by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, share the truths of family members, survivors of...


May 24, 2019, 17:47 ET Media Advisory - The National Inquiry's Closing Ceremony and Final Report

VANCOUVER, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (National Inquiry) will formally present its Final Report to federal government officials at...


May 03, 2019, 12:00 ET More than 100 Organizations to Receive Funding for Community Gatherings and Events

VANCOUVER, May 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls congratulates the more than 100 organizations that successfully applied for funding to...


Apr 10, 2019, 09:20 ET National Inquiry to Present Final Report to Governments at Closing Ceremony in Gatineau, QC

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today announced it will formally present its Final Report to the federal, provincial and...


Mar 08, 2019, 19:30 ET National Inquiry offers support for community gatherings and events

VANCOUVER, March 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today announced it is offering funding assistance for organizations to host community...


Dec 12, 2018, 11:34 ET National Inquiry reaches milestone as Truth Gathering Process concludes

Commissioners shift focus to develop evidence-based recommendations for Final Report OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will...


Dec 10, 2018, 05:00 ET Media Advisory - Submissions from Parties with Standing - Ottawa, Ontario

VANCOUVER, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be in Ottawa, Ontario to hear final submissions from Parties with Standing from Monday, ...


Aug 21, 2018, 16:55 ET National Inquiry announces dates for final four public hearings

Knowledge Keepers, Experts and Institutional representatives to provide testimony on colonial violence, criminal justice, family and child welfare, and sexual exploitation VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2018...


Jun 21, 2018, 09:17 ET A Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

VANCOUVER, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Commissioners and staff of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls would like to take this opportunity to wish all Canadians a...


Jun 20, 2018, 13:03 ET Official Statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

VANCOUVER, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - On June 5th, I announced I would take time to reflect, analyze and consider my future participation in the National Inquiry in light of the Government of Canada's...


Jun 05, 2018, 12:10 ET Commissioners Express Profound Disappointment - Short extension injustice to families, survivors and Canada

VANCOUVER, June 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (National Inquiry) was granted a short extension of six months, to April 30, 2019 to...


Apr 23, 2018, 17:49 ET National Inquiry to move forward with Parts II and III of Truth Gathering Process

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will hold two Institutional Hearings (part II) and two Expert Panel Hearings (part III) in...


Mar 06, 2018, 11:30 ET National Inquiry formally requests two-year extension

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today submitted a formal request to the federal government for a 24-month extension of its...


Feb 22, 2018, 13:06 ET Official Statement - Let us honour Tina Fontaine and send love, courage, and warmth to her family

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Michele Audette, Qajaq Robinson, and Brian Eyolfson extend their support for the family of Tina Fontaine and the...


Feb 09, 2018, 18:02 ET Media Advisory - The Truth Gathering Process - Announcing Montreal Community hearing dates

VANCOUVER, Feb. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Audette, Robinson and Eyolfson are announcing the dates for Montreal community hearings as part of the Truth...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:55 ET Official Statement - Montreal Hearing

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - We want to be very clear - we have previously identified Montreal as a location, amongst others, that will host a hearing and our intent has not changed. The wisest...


Nov 29, 2017, 11:44 ET Media Advisory - Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Thunder Bay, ON

VANCOUVER, Nov. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold Community Hearings at the Best Western Plus NorWester Hotel & Conference Centre, located at...


Nov 26, 2017, 12:29 ET Media Advisory - Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Maliotenam, QC

VANCOUVER, Nov. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold Community Hearings at the Maliotenam Community Centre, located at 5 Pien Street in...


Nov 23, 2017, 19:19 ET Media Advisory - Rankin Inlet Community Hearings Rescheduled

VANCOUVER, Nov. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Rankin Inlet Community Hearings have been rescheduled to a later date after consultation with the families registered to participate in the Truth Gathering...


Nov 20, 2017, 09:30 ET Statement from Debbie Reid, Executive Director

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry is fully immersed in the Truth Gathering Process and as a team we continue to work towards the completion of our mandate. The administration of the...


Nov 19, 2017, 12:37 ET Media Advisory - Media Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Saskatoon, SK

VANCOUVER, Nov. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold Community Hearings at the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel in Saskatoon, SK from November...


Oct 31, 2017, 08:17 ET Media Advisory - National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to release Interim Report: November 01, 2017 11:30 a.m. ET

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (NI-MMIWG), will release the National Inquiry's Interim Report at a press...