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Cathy McLeod responds to MMIW inquiry

The Harper government refused to hold a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. Now that the Trudeau government has announced an inquiry, we got reaction from Conservative MP Cathy McLeod.

The Opposition Critic on Indigenous Affairs weighs in on the Trudeau government's MMIW inquiry

Francyne Joe with the B.C. Native Women’s Association, Cathy McLeod, the Member of Parliament, Kamloops – Thompson – Cariboo and Nikki Fraser, B.C. Youth Representative for the Native Women’s Association of Canada (Submitted)

The federal government is moving forward with an inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls. 

It was officially announced yesterday that Marion Buller - B.C.'s first female First Nations judge - will lead the inquiry. 

Yesterday on Daybreak we spoke with Francyne Joe of Kamloops from the B.C. chapter of the Native Women's Association of Canada. 

For more reaction to the missing women's Inquiry. Reaction continues to come in from across the country. Kamloops Conservative member of Parliament Cathy McLeod is the Opposition Critic for Indigenous Affairs.

To hear the interview with Cathy McLeod, click the link: Cathy McLeod responds to MMIW inquiry