January 28, 2016 10:19 am
Updated: January 28, 2016 11:29 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit La Loche

WATCH ABOVE: The community of La Loche, Sask. continues to try to heal after four people there were shot to death. Now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is planning to visit. Sarah Kraus reports.


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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FULL COVERAGE: La Loche school shooting

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.

READ MORE: Moment of silence to remember La Loche shooting victims

Details of Trudeau’s visit have yet to be released.

With files from The Canadian Press

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