New funding available for projects for MMIWG+ people, communities

Nov 7, 2022 | 4:08pm

The province today announced a $400,000 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls+ community response fund. The fund will provide support for projects that promote and enhance prevention for Indigenous women, girls and 2 spirit plus people. Funding will support at least 10 community projects, with each receiving up to $40,000. “We are proud to […]

Oregon court orders Walker be returned to Canadian officials

Aug 23, 2022 | 3:11pm

A Saskatoon woman who has said she was the victim of domestic abuse is to be returned to Canada after she was arrested in Oregon for allegedly using false identification to cross the border with her seven-year-old son. Judge Stacie F. Beckerman of the U.S. district court in Oregon ordered that Dawn Marie Walker, 48, […]

FSIN to Offer Reward for Return of Colleague and Son

Aug 2, 2022 | 3:27am

This morning the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) held a press conference where they announced that if Dawn Walker and her son were not sound within the next 48 hours, a reward would be offered for information leading to the successful return of Dawn Walker and her Seven year old son Vincent. Walker – […]

Red Dress Day recognized at Legislature

May 5, 2022 | 11:53am

Red Dress awareness is the day for awareness of Missing and murdered indigenous women and girls and two spirit plus. Loretta Henderson was at a media conference today at the Legislature, and she told the story of her daughter, Krista Kenny. “She was 16 years old,” Henderson said. “She left her daughter that was almost seven […]

Provincial grant program to focus on issues surrounding MMIWG

Jun 3, 2020 | 3:35pm

Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the National Inquiry in Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) The Final Report raised awareness about the tragedy that has affected generations of Indigenous people. Justice Minister Don Morgan says the government supports and values the meaningful and important work of the National Inquiry. “The Inquiry provided […]

MMIWG commissioners say genocide is correct term

Jun 15, 2019 | 8:00am

The three Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls say using the term genocide is correct based on the evidence they collected. Chief Commissioner, Marion Buller says the report which includes more than 200 calls to action for all levels of government tells the truth and that it’s a […]

Regina Police Chief reacts to MMIWG final report

Jun 3, 2019 | 4:00pm

Reporters gathered at the Regina Police Headquarters on Monday afternoon following the release of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Chief Evan Bray was on hand to give his reaction and thoughts to the report and to take questions from the media. No formal statement was prepared by the police chief for the […]