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Suicides of two 12-year-olds highlight need for federal action: grand chief

CJME Roddy PiperRoddy Piper
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 ()

*By The Canadian Press*

OTTAWA — Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is calling for a national suicide strategy following the deaths of two 12-year-old girls from a remote First Nation in northern Ontario.

Wapekeka First Nation, a tiny community of about 360 people, is located 600 kilometres due north of Thunder Bay.

Fiddler, whose organization represents 49 Ontario First Nation communities, wants to see the federal government and the province develop an emergency plan to address community... // Read Full Article
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