Calling for action, support in Sioux Lookout – Dryden Now

09 May 2019

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is asking for support from other municipalities, First Nation communities and the provincial and federal governments, as the community deals with outstanding mental health, addictions and homelessness needs.

Sioux Lookout council says that all levels of government and the community need to work together to address the area’s variety of challenges, as a result of colonialism and historic traumas related to the Indigenous community.

“The time is now for true, honest and meaningful dialogue. We also realize there will be times of difficult dialogue. The issues are difficult. There are lingering and inter-generational effects that continue to reverberate on individuals, families and communities, ” says Mayor Doug Lawrance.

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