Statement by Elizabeth May on Sisters In Spirit Vigils

(VICTORIA) – Statement by Green Party Leader and candidate (Saanich—Gulf Islands), Elizabeth May:

“The violence faced by Indigenous women and girls in this country is our shared national disgrace. The ongoing crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women must be urgently addressed.

“The Green Party joins with our Indigenous sisters and others to call once again for an immediate federal inquiry into this shameful and scandalous example of violence against women. The findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission must be accepted and implemented in the next minority Parliament. We will launch a national inquiry and work to ensure that structural violence against indigenous communities is addressed."

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