Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 6:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 6:35 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 6:35 PM ET

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P07 - (MMIW-Extension) VANCOUVER. x-18s. The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women has submitted a formal request for an extension. The commission is also asking for another 50 million dollars beyond its current 54 million dollar budget, which was designed to wrap up at the end of this year. Chief commissioner Marion Buller says another two years are needed to hear from the hundreds of survivors and families still waiting to share their stories. ("..down to earth.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says she needs to discuss the possibility of an extension with Indigenous partners, as well as her provincial and territorial counterparts.

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