Canadian govt allocates $40 million in search for indigenous women

Mar23,2024



New Delhi: Canadian Federal Government and manitoba provincial government have agreed to jointly allocate 20 million Canadian dollars for each search operation The remains of two Indigenous women were found in the Prairie Green Landfill, The Fox News reports.
Four women, Harris, Myron, Rebecca Contois, and an unnamed Indigenous woman known as Buffalo Woman, were murdered by Jeremy Skibicki. Rebecca Contois' remains were discovered in a different landfill and no remains of the Buffalo woman have yet been found
Located north of the landfill winnipegWhere? Morgan Harris And marcedes miran He is believed to have been buried there.
Despite initial police reluctance to open in 2022 due to safety concerns and the scale of the landfill, an Indigenous-led committee conducted a feasibility study, which estimated the search would cost 90 million Canadian dollars if completed within a year. .
Morgan Harris' daughter Cambria Harris expressed her gratitude to Manitoba Chief Webb Kinew for his commitment to searching for her mother's remains.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has emphasized Canada's historical negligence towards missing indigenous women.
“We don't want to have to keep asking over and over again to get this done,” said Grand Chief Kathy Merrick.



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