The Grand Council of the Crees

The indigenous Women of Val-d’Or Deserve Equal Justice

Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come's Article In The Globe and Mail

Posted: 2016-11-29

The Cree Nation stands with the AFNQL, AFN, QNWA, City of Val-d'Or, Parti Québécois, Québec Solidaire, trade unions and NGOs in calling for an independent provincial inquiry to look into relations between indigenous people, the police and the justice system. Only this will fix a system that is broken.

Quebec must demonstrate its commitment to equal justice for all and address systemic racism underlying police discrimination by launching an independent provincial inquiry without further delay. The Cree Nation is prepared to work with the Government of Quebec to do the right thing.

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