Thank you, Chair.
I'd like to thank the minister for coming today and also for some work on some very significant local files. I appreciate your time on them.
Minister, of course we're here about MMIW this morning.
The Native Women's Association of Canada, NWAC, said it was appalled by your decision to delay the national action plan indefinitely. According to NWAC's president, Lorraine Whitman, the government is using the pandemic as an excuse. Others have used words like confused and disappointed.
How do you respond to this reaction to your decision?