The Canadian Press

2016-03-07 | MMIW Inquiry Suicides

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Manitoba's children's advocate says an alarming number of indigenous girls are committing suicide -- a disturbing trend which should be included in the upcoming inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. Darlene MacDonald says she made the suggestion to Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett in a letter last week. (MacDonald's comments come after a rash of suicides on Manitoba's Cross Lake First Nation. The youngest victim was a 14-year-old girl.)

Date: 2016-03-07
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I feel like whether you still missing or died at the hands of others or they feel so much to spare that they die by their own choice I just feel that the loss of these uses a tragedy and I think it needs to be included in the scope of national dialogue >>