MMIWG

‘Man camps’ may be a threat to Yukon Indigenous women and girls, say advocates

Local advocates say the findings from the MMIWG report on resource extraction and violence against women apply here too

  • Jul 4, 2019

 

Yukon River Quest team paddling to honour Indigenous women, girls

Team Dinjii Ni’jootl’i Ka’t is trying to send a positive message as well as raise awareness about MMIWG

 

Healing is central to ending violence against Indigenous women, girls: chief commissioner of MMIWG inquiry

Marion Buller was in Whitehorse this week to ‘close the circle’

 

EDITORIAL: The word you’re looking for is genocide

To avoid the word genocide because it makes us uncomfortable is to undervalue the people with the courage to share the truth

  • Jun 7, 2019

Former Whitehorse MMIWG staffer hopes for action

Melissa Carlick worked as the community liaison for the Yukon, NWT, Alberta and parts of B.C. in 2017

No Yukon government officials at the closing ceremony of the MMIWG inquiry

The territorial government was the only jurisdiction in Canada to not send anyone

National inquiry calls violence against Indigenous women and girls genocide

Report makes 231 recommendations for governments, institutions and Canadians

Leaders prepare for release of MMIWG final report

The 10th Yukon Forum was hosted on May 30

Yukon women’s group has mixed feelings about MMIWG inquiry extension

The president of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council believes the inquiry will return to Yukon as promised

UPDATED: Yukon RCMP lay charges in Wendy Carlick, Sarah MacIntosh murders

Everett Chief, 44, has been charged with first and second-degree murder in the women’s 2017 deaths

Brandy Vittrekwa’s killer to move to B.C. upon release from custody

Youth will serve one year of community supervision in B.C., where he will attend university

Yukon government funds new RCMP unit to investigate unsolved murders

The territorial government will spend $442,000 a year for the next three years to fund the unit

Yukon community liaison for MMIWG inquiry fired

Melissa Carlick, the Whitehorse-based community liaison officer for the national Missing and…

Whitehorse mural honours Wendy and Angel Carlick

‘A lot of people are very saddened by this, so I think … it gives them a sense of closure’

  • Aug 3, 2017