Truth Gathering Process

Upcoming Part II and Part III Hearings

  • September 17-21, 2018, Quebec City, QC: Criminal Justice System – oversight and accountability
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  • October 1-5, 2018, Winnipeg, MB: Family and Child Welfare – family supports and domestic violence
  • October 15-18, 2018, St-John’s, NL: Sexual Exploitation – human trafficking and sexual violence

The stories of families and survivors are the heart and soul of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

The National Inquiry  has three parts to its Truth Gathering Process.

Part I focused on  gathering information from families and survivors through Community Hearings and Statement Gathering events. While registration for Part I events closed on April 20, 2018, through this process the National Inquiry  heard 1273 testimonies from families and survivors and another 500 families and survivors have registered to share their testimonies with the National Inquiry over the coming months.

Part II Institutional Hearings and Part III Knowledge Keeper and Expert Hearings are continuing through October 2018 to gather the testimony of Knowledge Keepers and experts such as government officials, academics, legal experts and community leaders.