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Harper's new strategy

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.

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