Vigil at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada offices

Since July 20, 2017, three women, Carrie Lester, Sigrid Kneve and Sue Lynn Manone Cornfoot, have held a vigil on the front steps of the Indigenous and Northern Affairs office in Toronto.

They are calling on the Federal and Provincial governments “to release allocated mental health monies and address Indigenous youth suicide issues after a rash of recent deaths,” according to this Now Toronto article.

According to the same article, “Lester says the funding was promised last year when the community was going through a spike in suicides but the money was never delivered.” — Read more about it here

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