Roundtable on missing and murdered women "a first step"

OTTAWA, ON—A national roundtable discussion on missing and murdered Aboriginal women was held in Canada’s capital city on February 27. It was attended by three representatives of those who have relatives who were killed or are missing. Also in attendance were the premiers of Ontario, Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories along with Canada’s Status of Women Minister Minister Kellie Keitch and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was invited but was not there.

Hosted by the Assembly of First Nations new Grand Chief, Perry Bellegarde, the idea for this rou...

 
 
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