MONTREAL – The first annual commemorative march for missing and murdered
indigenous women will unite Montrealers with hundreds of others marching in
cities across Canada.
The Montreal march is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at Parc Émilien-Gamelin
located at the corner of
Berri and St. Hubert Sts.
Marchers will make their way to Parc des Amériques at the corner of Rachel
St. and St. Laurent Blvd.and where a somber commemoration will take place.
A study by the Native
Women’s Association of Canada found
that more than 520 indigenous women have disappeared or been killed over the
past four decades.
Since 1991, the annual march drawing attention to the plight of indigenous
women, has been held in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, London, Sudbury and
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