Justin Trudeau Launches A National Action Plan On Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Canada’s Prime Minister says, “More education is needed, The truth must be told and all Canadians must stand with Indigenous peoples against injustice.” Justin Trudeau spoke at the launch of the National Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. He explained that the National Inquiry called for this action plan, which includes work from federal, provincial, territorial and Indigenous governments to end systemic causes of violence. The Prime Minister announced $2.2-billion in federal funding which is part of the $18-billion announced in the budget to improve Indigenous peoples’ lives and advance reconciliation.

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