La Loche says more government action still needed 3 years after shooting – CBC

‘If nobody’s there for you, you kind of give up’: Mayor Robert St. Pierre

Jan 22, 2019

On January 22, 2016, a young man with a shotgun killed two teens in a home in La Loche, Sask., then went to the local high school, killed two more and injured seven others.

Staff and students at the Dene High School unveiled a newly-renovated school entrance last week, a few days prior to the three-year anniversary of the shooting spree. The bullet-holes were patched up and the entrance was relocated to another part of the building. It includes a new security desk, new administrative offices with large windows — to watch the goings-on outside — and doors to the library and classrooms.

Some of the doors have cardboard over the rectangular windows. Martha Morin, the newly-hired school wellness coordinator, says the school requested windowless doors.

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