Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, experts say landfill search could take less than a year

By Brittany Hobson THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG- The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has submitted a new report to governments that it said addresses safety concerns around searching a Winnipeg-area landfill for the remains of two slain First Nations women, but the organization did not release the full study to the public. “We expect that the findings in this report will expediate the funding required to begin the search and recovery operation for Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran and Buffalo Woman,” Grand Chief Cathy Merrick told a news conference Thursday. “Over a year we have done everything asked of us … we cannot offer to produce any more reports.” She said the report was sent to the federal and provincial governments, as well as to Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham’s office, on Wednesday…

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