The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls  will explore the systemic reasons why so many indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing in Canada. Independent from the federal government, the commission is directed to examine and report on the systemic causes behind the violence that Indigenous women and girls experience and their greater vulnerability to violence by looking for patterns and underlying factors that explain why higher levels of violence occur. The commission is also directed to examine and report on the impacts of policies and practices of government institutions, including institutions such as policing, child welfare, coroners and other government policies/ practices or social/economic conditions.

For more information please see the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Website.