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Winnipeg Community Hearings Schedule

Monday, October 16thTuesday, October 17thWednesday, October 18thThursday, October 19thFriday, October 20th

6:30 to 9:00 am – Opening Ceremony

10:00 am – Opening Remarks from Commissioners

10:45 am – Break

11:00 am – Community Hearings

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – Community Hearings

3:30 pm – Break

3:45 pm – Community Hearings

5:00 pm – Closing Prayer

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearings

11:00 am – Break

11:15 am – Panel – Community Initiatives: Indigenous Determinants of Wellbeing, Social Media & Advocacy

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – Community Hearings

3:30 pm – Break

3:45 pm – Community Hearings

5:00 pm – Closing Prayer

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearings

11:00 am – Break

11:15 am – Community Hearings

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – Panel – Community Initiatives: Bear Clan Patrol

3:15 pm – Break

3:30 pm – Community Hearings

5:00 pm – Closing Prayer

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearings

10:45 am – Break

11:00 am – Press Conference with Commissioners

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – Community Hearings

3:00 pm – Break

3:15 pm – Community Hearings

5:00 pm – Closing Prayer

8:30 am – Opening Prayer

9:00 am – Community Hearings

10:30 am – Break

10:45 am – Community Hearings

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – Community Hearings

2:30 pm – Closing Prayer

3:00 pm – Break

3:30 pm – Artistic Expression – Youth Workshop Presentation

4:00 pm – Closing Ceremony


DAY 1


The Manitoba hearings for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls began in Winnipeg this morning.

This is the third official set of hearings and the largest so far. Approximately seventy families will participate over five days.


A look at the testimony of the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls from day one of the hearings.


day 2


Winnipeg hearings for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls continued into its second day.


A look at more testimony from the families at the National Inquiry into MMIWG public hearings Wednesday in Winnipeg.


More families had a chance to give their testimonies and share their thoughts on day two of the public hearings in Winnipeg for the National Inquiry into MMIWG.


day 3


Using art as a way of healing is nothing new for Indigenous communities.

So it makes sense the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is exploring the use of art for youth who want to participate in the hearings.


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At day four of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, the issue of sexual exploitation was put in the spotlight.

Commissioners in Winnipeg heard from two survivors of human trafficking.


The emotions were high as more families had a chance to say their piece.

Here is a look at day four of The National Inquiry into MMIWG public hearings in Winnipeg.


day-5


A plea to get to the root of so many disappearances drew applause on the last day in Winnipeg of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls as the RCMP were targeted for its lack of interest in solving the case of Jennifer Catheway.

“I want change,” said an emotional Bernice Catcheway, who hasn’t seen her daughter Jennifer since 2008. “Our women, our girls, boys, and men continue to go missing.”