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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Extends Deadline for Funding Applications

April 24th, 2017

The National Inquiry has extended the deadline for receiving Standing Applications and applications for funding related to standing to Monday May 1, 2017, at 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is now accepting applications for standing from interested parties. There is also an opportunity for those parties seeking standing to apply for funding. Applications are available here. Families and survivors who wish to testify do not need to apply for standing.

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is giving those with vested interest a little more time to get their applications in. The deadline for groups, organizations, individuals and government bodies has been pushed to May 1, 2017.

To date, there are just 122 family members’ names in the commission’s database, despite other databases in Canada pegging the number at well over 1,000. The hearings will begin in May. A schedule for 32 locations will be released soon, officials said.

If you have a family membered missing and murdered and/or a friend, please look at the information provided at  If you have further questions or concerns please contact the MMIWG website or by phone as below:


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