• With federal government set to grant $38M more, MMIW inquiry budget will hit $92M

    1 month ago - By National Post

    OTTAWA - The federal government is planning to award another $38 million into the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, bringing its total budget to $92 million.
    The new money, included in the fall supplementary estimates, comes after Ottawa granted the inquiry a six-month extension in June. The inquiry's commissioners had originally asked for a two-year extension and $50 million beyond their original $53-million budget.
    The inquiry says the money will cover operating costs for the additional six months as well as unforeseen expenses, including translation, IT...
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  • With federal government set to grant $38M more, MMIW inquiry budget will hit $92M

    With federal government set to grant $38M more, MMIW inquiry budget will hit $92M

    1 month ago - By National Post

    OTTAWA - The federal government is planning to award another $38 million into the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, bringing its total budget to $92 million.
    The new money, included in the fall supplementary estimates, comes after Ottawa granted the inquiry a six-month extension in June. The inquiry's commissioners had originally asked for a two-year extension and $50 million beyond their original $53-million budget.
    The inquiry says the money will cover operating costs for the additional six months as well as unforeseen expenses, including translation, IT...
    Read more ...