National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The Government of Yukon supports and is participating in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

MMIWG2S+ strategy

The Yukon Advisory Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-spirit People (MMIWG2S+) and the Government of Yukon have created a Yukon Strategy on MMIWG2S+  in response to Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. This strategy takes a Yukon approach to addressing violence against Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people.

Read Yukon’s MMIWG2S+ strategy.

Yukon Regional Roundtable

Government of Yukon, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council co-chaired the Yukon Regional Roundtable in February 2016. This was an opportunity for Yukon organizations and governments to learn about Yukon’s context, hear directly from families, share existing initiatives and best practices, and identify opportunities for collaboration and action.

Read the participant declaration in support of families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Family Gathering

The Whitehorse Aboriginal Women’s Circle hosted a 1-day gathering in Whitehorse in December 2015. Twenty-five family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Yukon attended.

Read the summary of this gathering.

Pre-Inquiry participation

The Government of Yukon, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council 2013 joint submission was reflected in the National Inquiry terms of reference.

View the joint submission.

Government of Yukon support contacts

Senior advisor for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Phone: 867-667-8450

Family information liaison and policy analyst

Phone: 867-393-7178

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

In December, 2015, the Government of Canada announced the launch of an independent national inquiry to address the high number of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls. The federal government appointed five commissioners to lead the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Contact the National Inquiry

Email: info@mmiwg-ffada.ca 

Phone toll free: 1-844-348-4119

Get support

Contact Government of Yukon's Victim Services

Phone: 867-667-8500

Phone toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, extension 8500

National crisis phone line

This 24-hour crisis phone line is available to provide support for anyone who requires assistance. It is free of charge.

Phone toll free: 1-844-413-6649