Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau – from the Government of Yukon, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council
Deputy Premier of Yukon and Minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate Elaine Taylor, Kwanlin Dün First Nation Chief Doris Bill and Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council president Doris Anderson have sent Prime Minister Trudeau an open letter regarding the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Pre-inquiry meetings underway
The government of Canada has begun pre-inquiry meetings with survivors, families and loved ones so that their experiences, views and contributions can be used to inform the design of the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett will be in Whitehorse on January 11th, 2016 to speak to families and community members from across the territory.
Regional roundtable for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls announced
Planning has begun for a family gathering and a Yukon regional roundtable focused on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Yukon. See the news release for more information.