Ottawa Releases National Action Plan on MMIWG Report – June 3, 2021
Two years after the tabling of the final report on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Ottawa is committed to spending more on Indigenous language, culture, infrastructure, health and policing. We discuss the action plan with Michelle Audette, former commissioner of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
The shock wave continues to be felt following the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children in British Columbia, near a former residential school. The chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, Ghislain Picard, tells us about the consequences of this discovery for the First Nations and the future excavations to come.
The tragic discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children, action plan for the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and Air Canada’s $ 20 million bonuses to four senior leaders… Journalists Althia Raj, Joël-Denis Bellavance ( La Presse) and Konrad Yakabuski (Le Devoir) analyze the political issues of the week.