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The third annual Megan’s stroll befell on Sept. 17, coinciding with the anniversary of Megan Gallagher’s disappearance, three years in the past.


Gallagher was 30 years previous when she was final seen on Sept. 19, 2020. Her stays had been discovered greater than two years later alongside the south Saskatchewan River close to Saint Louis.

Megan’s father Brian spoke  in her honour and for all lacking and murdered indigenous ladies and ladies.

“The extra consciousness that we will deliver to the problems, the challenges confronted by Indigenous individuals, specifically Indigenous ladies, the higher off our entire society can be,” Brian Ghallagher mentioned.

Brian mentioned the stroll serves as a reminder that indigenous individuals face a distinct set of challenges day by day, as extra of their individuals’s historical past involves mild.

“Even elevating my daughters, I attempted to arm them with that, that the data that it’s a bit extra harmful on the market for you so watch out,” he mentioned. “It nonetheless occurred to Megan, and it could possibly nonetheless occur to anyone.”

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Saskatoon’s mayor, Charlie Clark and deputy police chief Cameron McBride had been additionally in attendance.

“There are issues that we’ve discovered about incorporating the household in some of these recordsdata the place it’s so important for their very own therapeutic, for their very own stability as they undergo the method,” McBride mentioned.

The preliminary listening to for the accused in Megan’s homicide is ready to start this week.

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