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Stephen Harper says "we are way past the time for further study," but if that's true, why do his candidates show they can't get their facts straight on this issue?
Conservatives seem to be in the minority on this one. Despite over 1,200 missing or murdered women, and counting, the Harper government is increasingly in the minority opinion on the need for a national inquiry. So who’s for it? Who’s against it? As Friday’s national roundtable on murdered and missing indigenous women meets, it’s shaping up to be the […]
Am I next? That’s the question aboriginal women are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper in a new online campaign to renew pressure on his government to call a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women. Coming on the heels of Harper’s “sociological phenomenon” blunder, the campaign is the brainchild of Holly Jarrett. She’s the cousin of Loretta […]
The week began with a United Nations envoy calling out Canada for having a First Nations human-rights problem of “crisis proportions.” It ended with the release of an RCMP report acknowledging a staggering number of aboriginal women are victims of violence in a country marred by inequality. The numbers in the report, released Friday, renewed calls for a public […]