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RCMP database on missing persons is overdue, over budget - Politics - CBC News


RCMP database on missing persons is overdue, over budget - Politics - CBC News: The database was a key element of a $10-million initiative announced by the minister for the status of women, Rona Ambrose, in Vancouver on Oct. 29, 2010, as the Harper government faced pressure to call an inquiry into more than 1,000 murdered and missing indigenous women and girls.

"The disturbing issue of missing and murdered aboriginal women is one of serious concern and, as Canadians, we know aboriginal women deserve respect, dignity and the right to feel safe," Ambrose told a news conference.

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