Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit La Loche
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will pay a visit to the northern Saskatchewan that was the scene of a deadly school shooting last week. Trudeau will travel to community of La Loche on Friday one week after the shooting rampage that left four people dead and seven others injured.
Teacher’s aide Marie Janvier, 21, died at the school and Adam Wood, a 35-year-old teacher from Ontario, died soon after in hospital. The bodies of brothers Drayden Fontaine, 13, and Dayne Fontaine, 17, were discovered in a house.
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Four of the wounded remain in a Saskatoon hospital however health officials have not released any information on their conditions, citing patient privacy.
A 17-year-old boy, who can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder. Friends have said he was an outcast at home and a victim of bullying at school.
First Nation schools across Saskatchewan will be holding a moment of silence Friday morning to remember the victims of the shooting.
Details of Trudeau’s visit have yet to be released.
With files from The Canadian Press
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