Doherty demands 988 service in Canada as US rollout begins
Briefs | 07/18/2022 5:07 pm EDT
Conservative MP Todd Doherty continued his fight for a national three-digit helpline for mental crises and suicide prevention. He proposed a motion which passed unanimously in the House of Commons back in 2020 but there has been little progress made since. Saturday the United States unveiled its 988 number for emergencies.
This content is available to wirereport.ca subscribers
Already a subscriber? Sign in here
Unlock all the Canadian telecom, broadcasting and digital media news you need.
Take a free trial or subscribe to The Wire Report now.
Two weeks free access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.
Unlimited access to thewirereport.ca and our exlusive newsletters.