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Tories demand action on 988, Liberals say outreach is ongoing

Briefs | 05/13/2022 3:02 pm EDT
Parliament Hill on July 5, 2018./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

The Conservatives kept up their pressure on the government to implement a three-digit emergency line for mental health crises and suicide prevention. It has been more than a year since the House of Commons unanimously approved MP Todd Doherty’s motion to establish 988 as that line.

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