Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

First Nations adults more than twice as likely to die from avoidable causes


A new Statistics Canada report paints a disturbing picture of the quality and length of life for aboriginal people in this country.

It finds First Nations adults have more than twice the risk of dying under the age of 75 from avoidable causes than non-aboriginal people.

Many are hoping the report will send a message during this federal election campaign.


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