Support pours in for communities affected by Sask. mass stabbing attack
Support pours in for communities affected by Sask. mass stabbing attack

By Julia Peterson  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Counselors, community organizations and politicians in Saskatchewan and across Canada are rallying support for the communities of James Smith Cree Nation and nearby Weldon, and everyone affected by Sunday’s mass stabbing attack that left 10 people dead and 19 injured. The provincial government has activated the provincial command, deployed victim services to the communities affected and added additional staffing resources, supplemented law enforcement resources with 16 staff from Provincial Protective Services; and offered “the full support and resources of the province” to the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and RCMP. The province said social supports “for the community area will be supported by Saskatchewan Health Authority’s mental health staffing resources, Prince Albert Grand Council, and the local community.” Others are also stepping up

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