Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 30: Justice (25-42)

Indigenous Elders Advisory Council

June 18, 2021

The Manitoba government has established an Indigenous Elders Advisory Council to provide guidance in addressing the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system, Justice Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. The eight-member Indigenous Elders Advisory Council, chaired by Manitoba Justice, meets on a monthly basis and is guided by a Terms of Reference with a mandate that seeks to guide and enhance the work of the department with the Indigenous community through meaningful, respectful involvement and innovative solutions.