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June 27, 2022
A House of Commons committee is studying links between resource extraction and violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada.
The Standing Committee on the Status of Women, made up of Liberal, Conservative and New Democratic MPs, announced the study in April in response to calls to justice from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Karen Vecchio, a Conservative MP and shadow minister for women and gender equality, is chair of the federal committee.
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