Staff ~ The Prince Albert Daily Herald
Seven years ago today, the United Nations passed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. It is something that deserves recognition and celebration, but it is also a reminder that so much more work needs to be done.
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Harper's new strategy to help stop violence against Indigenous girls and women is neither new nor a strategy
by Krystalline Kraus, September 16, 2014.
While Stephen Harper continues to deny the need for a national inquiry into the over 1,200 murdered and missing Indigenous women in Canada, his conservative government has now unveiled its own plan on how to tackle the issue, a report calling for action. This said, the government already has at its resource a list of forty studies conducted on the issue between 1996 and 2013, pretty much saying the same thing.
Read more: Harper's new strategy