‘We’ve been waiting while people are dying’: NDP MP Johns says Canadians can’t afford delayed Liberal action on suicide prevention
Mental Health and Addictions Minister Carolyn Bennett says the updated action plan needs to be grounded in evidence and that suicide prevention was too important to be funding 'ideas' instead of programs that save lives.
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett appears before Senate Social Affairs, Science, and Technology Committee on Sept. 29, to discuss the Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention. Bennett told the committee that the government hoped to present its action plan on suicide prevention by next fall. The Hill Time photograph by Andrew Meade