Niki Ashton calls on Liberal government to take immediate action to address suicide crisis in Pimicikamak Cree Nation
March 7th, 2016 - 4:33pm
Pimicikamak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba is suffering a suicide epidemic. Five people have committed suicide and there have been as many as eighteen suicide attempts in less than three months. This is what crushing poverty and growing inequality look like in Canada. First Nations people are calling for federal funding for education and recreation. The Liberal government must take action immediately.