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Premiers back national inquiry on missing aboriginal women

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CBC News

Canada's premiers are backing a call by aboriginal leaders to launch a national public inquiry into the case of missing or murdered aboriginal women, CBC News has learned.

"The premiers at the table agreed to support the call of the Native Women's Association of Canada for a national public inquiry on this very, very important issue," Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said.

A delegation of First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders met with Canada's premiers this afternoon ahead of a two-day summit of the Council of the Federation in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. that begins Thursday....

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Posted: 2013/7/27 15:05  Updated: 2013/7/27 15:05
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Peter MacKay rejects the Premiers calls for a public inquiry into the case of missing or murdered aboriginal women?

Federal Tories dismiss calls for inquiry into missing, murdered aboriginal women

The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, July 25, 2013 6:20AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, July 25, 2013 9:28AM EDT

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ont. -- The federal Conservatives are dismissing calls for a national public inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

A spokeswoman for Justice Minister Peter MacKay says the government has already taken concrete action, including passing legislation that gives women living on First Nations reserves access to emergency protection orders....

Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/federa ... n-1.1382732#ixzz2aAE8ZXZu
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