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EagleFeatherNews: Commissioner Marilyn Poitras latest to resign from MMIWG inquiry // EFN Staff | July 11, 2017

12.7.17

EagleFeatherNews: In her resignation letter that was leaked to CBC, Poitras explained that she supports the idea of the Inquiry but is not comfortable with the process.

“It is clear to me that I am unable to perform my duties as a commissioner with the process designed in its current structure," she said in the letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I believe this opportunity to engage community on the place and treatment of Indigenous women is extremely important and necessary. It is time for Canada to face this relationship and repair it."


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