Missing, murdered women inquiry must support family participation: advocates

Coalition Co-Chair Hilda Anderson-Pyrz

By Steve Lambert THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG – Families of missing and murdered women are still in the dark about how they can participate in the upcoming national inquiry, a coalition of Manitoba family members said Tuesday. The long-promised inquiry is scheduled to start formal hearings in May. But coalition co-chair Hilda Anderson-Pyrz said relatives of the missing and murdered are still unsure about travel costs, as well as emotional support and other victims services. She said the inquiry’s final report is due in December 2018 but that deadline may have to be pushed back. “We’re more about doing it properly than a timeline. That’s what the families want, they want it done properly, and to be inclusive of everyone who wants to tell their story to the commission. “I…

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