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People ‘dying unnecessarily’ because of racial bias in Canada’s health-care system, researcher says

July 4, 2018 - Filed Under: News Features

People ‘dying unnecessarily’ because of racial bias in Canada’s health-care system, researcher says | CBC News While some people have raised concerns about anti-Indigenous racism in the Northwest Territories’ health-care system, an expert says it’s not just an issue in the territory. Dr. Janet Smylie said it’s one of the biggest health inequities between Indigenous…

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Ontario Medical Association put colonial mentality on display over churlish refusal to acknowledge Indigenous land

July 3, 2018 - Filed Under: News Features

Opinion | Ontario Medical Association put colonial mentality on display over churlish refusal to acknowledge Indigenous land It’s one small step toward truth that can start us on the path to reconciliation. It’s a little call to action, an acknowledgement of the traditional land we are on to start the school day, a conference, a…

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