First Nations Suicide

Feds Knew Of Suicide Pact But Didn't Help: First Nation

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2017 | Canada Politics

The community of Wapekeka First Nation detailed challenges with mental health in July 2016.

Northern Sask. Communities Rocked By 4th Suicide Involving Young Girl

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Alberta

Justin Trudeau called the suicide a tragedy.

Understanding Why Suicide Occurs Is Key To Stopping It: Inuit Leader

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada

"A simplistic concept of suicide prevention for indigenous peoples, for Inuit, is one that we're not interested in."

Liberals To Spend $50M On Reserve Battling Suicide Crisis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Politics

Pimicikamak asked Ottawa for at least six mental-health workers and round-the-clock counsellors after suicides and attempts.

24-Hour Health Care Finally Coming To Attawapiskat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The province will provide up to $2 million and a deployment of additional health-care workers.

Attawapiskat Declares State Of Emergency Over Suicide Attempts

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Politics

"I've lost count of the states of emergency in the James Bay region."

First Nations Declare Emergency Over Supplies, Suicide Epidemic

CP | Colin Perkel | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Politics

"We are in a state of shock."

Chief's Son Takes Own Life

CBC | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada

Tragedy has struck Neskantaga First Nation again, less than a year after a series of suicides and suicide attempts forced a state of emergency.  Th...

Suicide A Disease?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Living

Should suicide be classified as a disease? That's what a growing number of psychiatrists are arguing, suggesting that genetics and biology are the ...

Harper's Resource Development Plans Meet First Nations Reality

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Business

FORT HOPE FIRST NATION, Ont. - The people at Cliffs Natural Resources have been around, and know the challenges of mining in difficult conditions.But ...

Manitoba Community In Despair After Rash of Youth Suicides

CP | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada

WINNIPEG - Aboriginal leaders in Manitoba say five suicides in six weeks indicate levels of despair are rising among First Nations teens and young adu...