We are resilient’: La Loche reflects on 5th anniversary of mass shooting – CBC

We are resilient’: La Loche reflects on 5th anniversary of mass shooting – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202138 Views

4 people were killed and 7 injured at a home and the school in the northern Sask. community on Jan. 22, 2016

Jan 22, 2021

Five years after four people were killed and seven others injured in La Loche, the northern Saskatchewan community continues to heal.

On Friday, La Loche will mark the milestone anniversary of the Jan. 22, 2016, shootings at a home in the community and Dene High School.

The day also brings anguish knowing more milestone anniversaries will come — 10 years, then 20.

“It’s very important to emphasize that healing is occurring for many in the community. But when we are reminded by an anniversary it makes it a little bit more challenging,” La Loche Mayor Georgina Jolibois said.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/five-year-anniversary-la-loche-school-shooting-1.5883219

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