CBC: La Loche, Sask., students meet Raptors GM and Canada’s PM — on the basketball court

Jan. 22 marks the 1-year anniversary of the La Loche, Sask., shooting

Youths from La Loche, Saskatchewan, in Toronto for a weekend-long trip, met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Friday afternoon — on the basketball court.

Ten students, who attend the Dene high school campus at the La Loche Community School, the site of last year’s school shooting, got a chance to work up a sweat in the Toronto Raptors training facility, the BioSteel Centre.

Last January, the small community in northern Saskatchewan was rocked by a shooting — at the high school and another location — that left four people dead. Jan. 22 marks the one-year anniversary of the shooting.

Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri helped arrange the trip for the students, which also included a tour of Ryerson University, the meeting with Trudeau and a chance to watch the Raptors take on the Brooklyn Nets Friday night.

See photos, video and read the article here