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Vancouver is no stranger to the tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, what with the Downtown Eastside, the Pickton case and subsequent policing failure.

It is against this backdrop, the city hosts the National Inquiry into MMIWG from April 4 to 8.

At least 100 witnesses are scheduled to testify at this 15th and final community hearing.


Vancouver Community Hearings Schedule – All times displayed in PDT

Tuesday, April 3rdWednesday, April 4thThursday, April 5thFriday, April 6thSaturday, April 7thSunday, April 8th

5:00 pm – Opening Ceremony

7:00 pm – Community Dinner

8:00 pm – Traditional Performances

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearing

10:30 am – Break

10:45 am – Community Hearing

12:15 pm – Lunch Break

1:15 pm – Community Hearing

2:45 pm – Break

3:00 pm – Community Hearing

5:00 pm – Hearing Adjourned

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearing

10:30 am – Break

11:15 am – Community Hearing

12:15 pm – Lunch Break

1:15 pm – Community Hearing

2:45 pm – Break

3:00 pm – Community Hearing

5:00 pm – Hearing Adjourned

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearing

10:30 am – Break

10:45 am – Community Hearing

12:15 pm – Lunch Break

1:15 pm – Community Hearing

2:45 pm – Break

3:00 pm – Community Hearing

5:00 pm – Hearing Adjourned

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearing

10:30 am – Break

10:45 am – Community Hearing

12:15 pm – Lunch Break

1:15 pm – Community Hearing

2 2:45 pm – Break

3:00 pm – Community Hearing

5:00 pm – Hearing Adjourned

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearing

11:00 am – Break

11:15 am – Community Hearing

1:00 pm – Lunch Break

2:00 pm – Community Hearing

3:45 pm – Break

4:00 pm – Closing Ceremony