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VIDEO: Aboriginal Affairs Minister says youth suicides are parents' problem, not his - Press Progress

22.10.15

VIDEO: Aboriginal Affairs Minister says youth suicides are parents' problem, not his - Press Progress: [pressprogress.ca] Valcourt didn't offer up a number (It's "five to six times more often than non-Aboriginal youth").

But he did tell Angus his question "shows a great misunderstanding" of "the responsibility of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development." (His department actually funds programs aimed at improving "life outcomes for First Nation children and families." It also partners on the National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy, including supporting "healthy schools in First Nations communities.")


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