Dark residential school memories still pushing many over the edge

The recent suicide of a 63 year-old elder prompted a group of family members and health care workers to come together to share their pain and give Canada a message: It’s time to help.

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The recent suicide of a 63 year-old elder prompted a group of family members and health care workers to come together to share their pain and give Canada a message: It’s time to help

They spoke for over an hour, they spoke about the horrors of residential schools, the impact of suicide, the re-victimization by the residential school payout and their hopes for rebuilding their community.

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Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.