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Quebec Innu suicide inquest: First Nations chief hoping for action - Montreal - CBC News

13.11.15

Quebec Innu suicide inquest: First Nations chief hoping for action - Montreal - CBC News: McKenzie said the community needs better programs and health services to prevent suicides and promote a healthy lifestyle.

He also wants a task force of local, provincial and RCMP officers to crack down on the drug problem in the community. Sept-´┐Żles is a hub for drug trafficking on the North Shore, he said.

Premier Philippe Couillard said last Friday, after the government announced the inquest, that he's hopeful it will offer lessons to prevent further tragedies going forward.

"We have to look closely at this case," he said recently. "It's very worrisome."


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