Presentation to the House of Commons Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Re: Bill C-15 An Act Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Gerri Sharpe, Vice-President Thursday, April 15, 2021 Introduction:  Good morning, it is a pleasure to join you today from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.  The passage of Bill C-15 is important to all Inuit women and girls in Canada.  Thank you for...

Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada urges Prime Minister to reconcile funding of Inuit shelters for women and children

Today, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada called on Prime Minister Trudeau to immediately implement at least one of the 46 Inuit-specific recommendations contained in last year’s Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) – namely, funding for five new Inuit shelters in Inuit Nunangat and in Ottawa.