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PASS OR FAIL? Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) to Release 1st Annual Report Card of Government’s Progress in Implementing MMIWG National Action Plan


May 31, 2022

OTTAWA – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) will release its first Annual Scorecard to assess the federal government’s progress in enacting the National Action Plan and Federal Pathway for meeting the 231 Calls for Justice of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG):

When: Friday, June 3, 2022, at 10:00 am ET

Where: www.NWAC.com

At the same time, NWAC will release an analysis of its own progress in meeting the commitments to address the Inquiry’s report that are contained in its own year-old action plan called Our Calls, Our Actions.

While there will be no news conference to announce the release of these reports, members of the media who wish to schedule an interview Thursday or Friday with NWAC CEO Lynne Groulx can do so by contacting:

Gloria Galloway at gloria@gloriagalloway.com or by calling 613-447-6648

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Media Contact:

For information, or to arrange an interview, contact:

Roselie LeBlanc at roselie@sparkadvocacy.ca or 604-928-3233.

Pour obtenir plus d’information ou prendre des dispositions pour une interview, contacter:

Roselie LeBlanc, par courriel : roselie@sparkadvocacy.ca ou par téléphone: 604-928-3233

About The Native Women’s Association of Canada
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a National Indigenous Organization representing the political voice of Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people in Canada, inclusive of First Nations on and off reserve, status and non-status, disenfranchised, Métis and Inuit. An aggregate of Indigenous women’s organizations from across the country, NWAC was founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of Indigenous women within their respective communities and Canada societies.