As feds get set to meet families about mmiw inquiry, numbers keep rising

APTN National News
The first phase of the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls gets underway in Ottawa Friday.

Families and loved ones who have vanished or died hope the Royal Commission will find answers.

As APTN’s Chris Stewart reports, as the federal government works out a plan, the numbers of those missing or dead keeps going up.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.