By Tess Owen
If found guilty, Manning could find herself in indefinite solitary confinement in maximum security – with no way to contact her loved ones
But the $70-million commitment over three years is a fraction of what a provincial government has pledged. And leaders say the federal government needs to take deeper action to address the underlying issues.
They're taking matters into their own hands, by joining a handful of communities across Canada who have formed volunteer patrols in response to the more than 1,200 Aboriginal women who have gone missing or been murdered since 1980.
Trudeau made the comments while in Shoal Lake 40, an Aboriginal reserve in Canada of around 250 people that has been on a boil water advisory for two decades. He was there as part of an upcoming VICELAND documentary.
VICE wanted to show Justin Trudeau some of the extreme challenges faced by young people in isolated Indigenous communities. VICE suggested several remote reserves and the Prime Minister's office decided on Shoal Lake 40.
A new report from Alberta's child and youth advocate was released in the midst of a national outcry over an astounding rash of suicides and suicide attempts by young people across the country living on First Nations reserves.
The suicide rate has increased by 24 percent between 1999 and 2014 for all Americans under the age of 75, according to a sweeping report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
As legislators in the nation's capital prepared for an "emergency debate" on Attawapiskat, a small Indigenous reserve, residents are scrambling to cope with a crisis that, by many accounts, is far from over.
Attawapiskat, a James Bay community of about 2,000 people, has been plagued by suicide for decades, but the crisis reached new heights on Saturday.
Melkioro Gahungu, 64, is the 13th detainee to die while under CBSA custody since 2000. He had served his time for killing his wife, and was being held for deportation when he hanged himself in a Toronto jail.
Police say a 35-year-old man killed his parents and several of his sisters and their children at the family's home on the outskirts of Mumbai.
Body dysmorphic disorder is more than vanity — it's compared to obsessive compulsive disorder, but with higher rates of depression and suicide.
The community in northern Canada has been plagued for years by high youth suicide rates, depression, substance abuse, and poverty.
“We need grief counseling, we need people that can work with the families that are impacted by these tragic losses, and that’s what we need immediately,” Chief Wayne Moonias of Neskantaga First Nation said.
By Eva Hershaw
The Guaraní-Kaiowa indigenous people of southern Brazil report a suicide rate 34 times higher than the national average.
Once the engine driving the Canadian economy, in 2013 Alberta created 87 percent of net new jobs in the country. But as oil prices continue to tumble, the job letting has been fast and furious.
By Sally Hayden
VICE News spoke to counselors working with Eritrean children who have escaped compulsory military service at home, only to lose hope and attempt suicide in Ethiopia.
By Justin Ling
The new Liberal government is pledging to tackle suicides in the Canadian military, but a new report released this week shows that might be difficult — because nobody knows quite how large the problem is.