Canada has a colonial past. It has a colonial present. Without decisive federal action, it will have a colonial future. Reports recently released by the Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA), the correctional investigator, and three Canadian Senators—Margaret Dawn Anderson, Yvonne Boyer, and Kim Pate—cast an alarming light on the treatment of Indigenous women under the criminal law, a notorious instrument of colonialism.

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