northern Ontario community tries to grapple with a large increase in teen suicide attempts that prompted him to call a state of emergency over the weekend

 

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Attawapiskat Chief Bruce Shisheesh fears more young people will try to harm themselves as the northern Ontario community tries to grapple with a large increase in teen suicide attempts that prompted him to call a state of emergency over the weekend. (CBC)

 http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2686768797/

Trudeau reacts to crisis in Attiwapiskat0:48

‘Unacceptable’ conditions: Philpott

The health minister said the conditions facing indigenous communities are “absolutely unacceptable.”

“We are currently investing over $300 million per year into mental wellness programs in these communities,”

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Philpott said during question period on Tuesday.

Perry Bellegarde, the national chief for the Assembly of First Nations, will be traveling to Attawapiskat on Wednesday where he is expected to meet with Chief Shisheesh.

Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins is also expected to visit the northern community saying in a post on Twitter he looked forward to meeting Bellegarde and the Attawapiskat Chief…

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/attawapiskat-suicide-crisis-emergency-debate-1.3531829

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