The Harper government has a long track record of ignoring Aboriginal issues in this country. Stephen Harper doesn't seem to think that listening to Aboriginal peoples and hearing their voices is a very important task at all. The recent death of Loretta Saunders should be adding urgency to create a federal plan to investigate missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.
In keeping with these traditions of neglect and racism, Harper has refused to appropriately address this issue. Despite protests, trials, and tears, he has ignored the issue. It’s time to stand up, again, and force the Canadian government to confront this crisis. Sign this petition if you think it's a worthwhile pursuit for Harper and the Conservative government. Change.org and the petition’s author have set a goal of 8,000 signatures. Can’t we do better than that?
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