Trudeau could look to Yukon for leadership on missing, murdered Indigenous | Naomi Sayers – The Lawyer’s Daily

Trudeau could look to Yukon for leadership on missing, murdered Indigenous | Naomi Sayers – The Lawyer’s Daily

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2020183 Views

December 16, 2020

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit+ people launched in 2016 with its final report coming out in 2019. I remember that day clearly.

The report had been leaked to the media. The media called me a few days before my last day at work in-house as legal counsel at Hydro One. It was about 4 p.m. The phone call said it was CBC and they had an exclusive in which they wanted me present later that evening. I left work at the time I normally left work.

Only a few people knew until my face was splashed across CBC Power & Politics. I largely spent my time critiquing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his treatment of women in his caucus: if this is how he treated high ranking officials, how do you think he treats women on the ground doing the hard work?

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