Category: Canadian Politics

Liberals devote $20M to gender-based violence services in vulnerable communities

OTTAWA—The Liberal government is devoting $ 20 million to develop projects aimed at preventing gender-based violence in vulnerable communities that have a shortage of support for victims and their families. Status of Women Canada says the money will go to developing services for survivors in Indigenous, LGBTQ and immigrant populations, as well as seniors, people…

MMIWG director quits inquiry after just three months on job

OTTAWA—The executive director of the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has left her role after barely three months on the job, becoming the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the beleaguered project. The inquiry confirmed Debbie Reid’s departure in a statement Thursday evening. The statement said director of…