Tireless activist walks Vancouver’s dark streets offering a bit of light

Missing and murdered women advocates of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside say there are over 4,000 women missing or murdered in Canada.

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Missing and murdered women advocates of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside say there are over 4,000 women missing or murdered in Canada.

Many of the women are either First Nations, Metis or Inuit.

One community activist in Vancouver feels the government could do more to prevent these murders.

APTN National News reporter Wayne Roberts has this story.

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