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Canadian Parliament to Hold Emergency Session on Aboriginal Suicide Surge

The Canadian parliament will hold an emergency debate in response to an aboriginal community that has declared a state of emergency following 11 suicide attempts by its members this past weekend. Twenty-eight suicide attempts were reported last month in the Northern-Canadian community of 2,000 people. Nine of those 11 were minors. A nine-year-old and 12 others were brought to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation Monday, after having been overheard making a suicide pact.  Leaders...

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