Fix ‘unacceptable’ social inequity to reduce Inuit suicide rates, report urges

Reducing suicide rates among Inuit begins with fixing the social inequities that have traumatized Inuit communities for generations, says a new suicide prevention strategy released by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami on Wednesday. “The social inequity that exists in Canada is unacceptable,” says Natan Obed, president of the ITK, the political body representing Canada’s 60,000 Inuit….

Written By

Blair Crawford

Publisher

Ottawa Citizen | Health

Date Published

July 27, 2016