How Many More Must Die? SSM Paramedic on Spike in First Responder Suicides


Since April 2014, 26 first responders have committed suicide. Sault Ste. Marie paramedic, Richard Bennett, speaks up about the need for amendments to WSIB legislation, dispelling stereotypes and challenging stigma associated with work acquired mental injuries. Sault Ste. Marie CAO Joe Fratesi shares his concerns about Bill 2- presumptive legislation that would ensure all PTSD claims submitted by first responders would be automatically accepted as an acquired workplace injury.

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