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Indigenous suicide crisis in Canada: New StatsCan research provides deeper picture

An in-depth article I wrote for National Observer, published Sept. 10 for World Suicide Prevention Day. I also recently published a short video of Dr. Roland Chrisjohn discussing his book Dying To Please You: Indigenous Suicide in Contemporary Canada

Data from Statistics Canada. Table 35-10-0156-01 Homicide victims, by gender and Indigenous identity: Rate per 100,000 population is between 10.87-16.50 for Indigenous males, 1.65-2.25 for non-Indigenous males, 3.29-4.87 for Indigenous females, and 0.56-0.78 for non-Indigenous females
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Expanding the Conversation – MMIMB: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Men and Boys

While the problem of MMIWG is widely recognized, MMIMB is also becoming more known, with StatCan data published since 2014.

Continue Reading... On World Suicide Prevention Day, Inuit leaders talk about the lack of support
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On World Suicide Prevention Day, Inuit leaders talk about the lack of support

by Greg Macdougall Inuit and non-Inuit alike marked World Suicide Prevention Day on Parliament Hill on Sept. 9 with an…