Group creating database to track Quebec’s MMIWG cases

By Cedric Gallant  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter An interactive map that tracks cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls across Quebec is coming soon to the province. Quebec Native Women, University of Outaouais and Iskweu project officially announced their partnership Friday during a Red Dress Day event in Montreal’s Cabot Square. The database will include statistical information and personal experiences. All of it will be explorable on an interactive map created by the university. According to QNW president Marjolaine Etienne, the map is especially important to situate where violence happens in the province. She said it “will give our organizations the power to accentuate the services that we need to offer women and families.” To collect data, all three organizations intend to travel to First Nation communities across…

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