Mysterious Barricades: "A flicker of hope."

Mysterious Barricades: "A flicker of hope."

Jenna Simeonov

This Sunday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, and for the second year in a row Mysterious Barricades is presenting its extraordinary musical event, A Cross-Canada Concert for Suicide Awareness, Prevention and Hope.

With a mission “to raise awareness surrounding the mysterious barricades between mental illness and health, between the darkness of depression and a flicker of hope, between life and death,” Mysterious Barricades brings free concerts to 15 Canadian cities, starting in St. John’s, NL, and ending in Victoria, BC. The organization is led by mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Turnbull, whose late husband died by suicide two years ago.

The impressive collective of performers includes Tracy Dahl (Winnipeg), Jacqueline Woodley (Montréal), Benjamin Butterfield, Kimberly Barber (Kitchener-Waterloo), and Russell Braun (Toronto).

All concerts are free to attend, and you can tune in to the cross-Canadian events via [livestream, beginning September 10 at 4:40am EDT](The concerts are livestreamed starting September 10 at 4:40am EDT.

To donate to Mysterious Barricades, click right here.



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