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Video: 27th Annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver, Feb 14, 2017

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Video posted to Facebook by Kelly-Patrick Moore, Feb 16, 2017.  Click below to watch the video… Read the rest of this entry

Indigenous families call police investigations inadequate as MMIW pre-inquiry talks wrap

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26th Annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver, Feb 14, 2016. Photo: Global News.

Carolyn Bennett says formal inquiry into missing and murdered women will be launched by summer

By John Paul Tasker, CBC News, Feb 15, 2016

The federal ministers charged with launching a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women say that the families of victims are deeply concerned about inadequate policing in their communities. Read the rest of this entry

Vancouver: 23rd Annual Women’s Memorial March

23rd Annual Women's Memorial March in Vancouver, Feb 14, 2014.

23rd Annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver, Feb 14, 2014.

Several hundred people gathered at Vancouver’s Main and Hastings intersection for the 23rd annual Women’s Memorial March.  The march originated in Vancouver’s Eastside in response to the growing list of missing and murdered women, primarily Indigenous and poor. Read the rest of this entry

Vancouver memorial march draws attention to violence against women

by Yolande Cole, Georgia Straight, Feb 14, 2013

22nd Annual Women's Memorial March in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Feb 14, 2013.

22nd Annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Feb 14, 2013.

Red and yellow roses marked the sites where aboriginal women were remembered today (February 14), as well over 1,000 people joined the women’s memorial march through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Read the rest of this entry