Missing and murdered women


‘This is sabotage by a fascist government’

Holding an umbrella in the rain, Melanie Morrison stood near the concrete steps leading up to the Parliament’s Centre Block were the country’s politicians pass laws and tried not to cry as she talked about her sister, whose bones were found by a construction worker last summer near Montreal.


Moon setting on Sisters in Spirit?

The Conservative government is opposing the use of the name Sisters in Spirit and any work on a groundbreaking database on murdered and missing Aboriginal women cases if the Native Women’s Association of Canada expects to receive any funding for new projects on the issue, sources say.


‘This was a murder’

The violent death of a 22-year-old First Nations woman in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has again sparked anger and allegations that police are ignoring the murder of women in this notorious section of the city.