Study finds search for women’s remains at landfill could take years, cost up to $184M

 By Brittany Hobson THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG- A search for the remains of two First Nations women at a Winnipeg-area landfill could take up to three years and cost $184 million, but family members and Indigenous leaders say it must go ahead. “If a search is not carried out, it will demonstrate to all First Nations across Canada that this government condones the despairing act of disposing of First Nation women in landfills,” Grand Chief Cathy Merrick of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs told a news conference Friday. A study examining whether a successful search is possible, obtained by The Canadian Press,looked at the various scenarios and challenges that come with searching a landfill and concluded a canvass of the Prairie Green Landfill is feasible. It warns there are risks…

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