MMIW

Dresses hang outside Nelson city hall as part of the REDress Project by Métis artist Jaime Black. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

B.C. red dresses symbolizing missing, murdered Indigenous women vandalized a 2nd time

Nelson’s REDress Project was vandalized along with an outdoor installation on Vancouver Island

 

Mabel Todd, 83, of the Nak’azdli First Nation, leads a group of family members and advocates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls as they walk along the so-called Highway of Tears in Moricetown, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Province, feds fund full cell service along ‘Highway of Tears’ following years of advocacy

A ‘critical milestone in helping prevent future tragedies’ after at least 10 Indigenous women murdered, missing along the route

 

Skidegate resident Zoey Collinson (right) and Sandspit resident Brenna Kowalchuk each ran 10 kilometres on Saturday, June 13, 2020 as part of the Tears to Hope Virtual Relay to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (Facebook photos)

Haida Gwaii women run Tears to Hope Virtual Relay for MMIWG

Zoey Collinson and Brenna Kowalchuk ran for MMIWG, including Kowalchuk’s niece Chantel Moore

 

Jacquie Bowes, an organizer with the event, speaks at Bovill Square on June 1. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Family, friends of Jessica Patrick demand answers after another death along Highway of Tears, Smithers

Gathering places memorial near where the 18-year-old’s body was found in September 2018

Jacquie Bowes, an organizer with the event, speaks at Bovill Square on June 1. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Marilyn Poitras, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan and a Métis, resigned last week as a commissioner for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls)

Community leaders respond after MMIWG inquiry commissioner resigns

Indigenous Mothers group calls for a more co-managed, grassroots approach.

  • Jul 21, 2017
Marilyn Poitras, a law professor at the University of Saskatchewan and a Métis, resigned last week as a commissioner for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls)
National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Chief Commissioner, Marion Buller pauses during an interview with The Canadian Press, in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday August 31, 2016. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Head of MMIW inquiry says she understands frustrations over hearing delays

The commission is set to hold its first public hearing May 29 in Whitehorse

National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Chief Commissioner, Marion Buller pauses during an interview with The Canadian Press, in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday August 31, 2016. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)