MMIWG.. bring on Bev Jacobs now!

The Assembly of First Nations has joined the chorus calling for a change to Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girl’s mandate. Gathered in general assembly in Regina last week the chiefs stopped short of calling for the commissioners to be replaced, not to resign, to be replaced. Instead they want to see the mandate revisited and the process opened up to the families who are feeling isolated from it, and out of place attending the single hearing that has been held in the past year. There is no question something is wrong at the commission. One of the remaining four commission members Michèle Audette told the AFN mistakes have been made, that they should not have been silent as they were told to be. As they were told to…

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