PM urged to confront discrimination during ceremony for missing, murdered women

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was pressed to move beyond words to confront racial discrimination against indigenous people during an emotional ceremony on Parliament Hill Tuesday honouring missing and murdered women.

"You will have to stand with us Mr. Prime Minister," said Sytukie Joamie, a second cousin of award-winning artist Annie Pootoogook, who was found dead in Ottawa's Rideau River on Sept. 19.

Trudeau looked on as Joamie spoke.

"You really have to do concrete...

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