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The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is in Manitoba this week.
A team of people is conducting a community visit.
The team is meeting with families prior to the public hearings that are scheduled in October.
But some say the meetings haven’t been promoted enough.
“There’s a lot of confusion,” said investigator Lillian Cook. “The families are unaware about the inquiry. They’re unaware specifically about what’s happening today – I had no idea what was expected.”
For months, the four remaining commissioners leading the inquiry have been under pressure to resign from some families who feel the proceedings are headed in the wrong direction. have been under fire for months
The commission has been mired by high profile resignations including commissioner Marilyn Poitras.
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