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Report finds racism within health system

 

Last updated 6/23/2022 at 9:42am

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A report commissioned by the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health and members of the Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition shares hundreds of stories of people experiencing anti-Indigenous racism while seeking care.

OTTAWA-A new report reveals racism against Indigenous people within the health system in and around Ottawa. Indigenous-Specific Racism & Discrimination in Health Care Across the Champlain Region was commissioned by Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health and Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition to uncover stories of anti-Indigenous racism in health care across the Champlain health region-which includes the city of Ottawa and Prescott and Russell, Sormont, Dundas and Gengarry, North Grenville counties and part of North Lanark-to find solutions and build confidence among Indigenous people in the he...



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