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Suicide on Canadian reserves – Attawapiskat tragedy

Suicides, my heart breaks each time I hear about another suicide or suicide attempt anywhere but lately our Canadian reservations are having an epidemic. In just one weekend there were 11 suicide attempts on one northern reserve in Ontario.  The community is home to an estimated 2,000 people so for 11 suicide attempts in one

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Shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan: Periscope

Shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan: Periscope Shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan, rang out every social media platform and news outlet online and offline. Tragedy struck January 24, 2016 when a 17-year-old, who has been rumoured to be a victim of severe bullying, killed two young men in a home then went to school to shoot

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