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Inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls fatally flawed | Pamela Palmater

Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 8:46 AM | By Pamela Palmater

It looks like those who advocated for the long-awaited national inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls will be waiting a little while longer.

Despite the promise from Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the national inquiry would be his first order of business, it has been 19 months since his election and the inquiry hasn’t held a single day of hearings. Although the commissioners held two soft launches in September 2016 and February 2017 promising to launch the hearings soon, the inquiry has...