Parliament Video: Jenny in the House: Working together for justice and accountability for Indigenous women, girls

Jenny asked her colleague, NDP MP Lindsay Mathyssen, for her comment on the need for justice and accountable action, with allocated resources, for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls:

Jenny Kwan (NDP) Vancouver East, BC

"Madam Speaker, I congratulate my colleague on being elected to the House of Commons. I also thank her predecessor, Irene Mathyssen, for the incredible work she did in her many years here as well.

The member mentioned many things in her speech. As a strong advocate for women's rights, on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, I would like to see the government take real action, first to commit to implementing all the calls for justice and to ensure there is accountability with action and a timeline and resources allocated to it.

I wonder if the member could comment on that."

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