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Late last year, a report was published on the independent investigation into Indigenous-specific discrimination in BC healthcare. The investigation was requested by the BC Ministry of Health, and authored by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond. Dr. Turpel-Lafond is a lawyer, judge, and legislative advocate for children’s rights in BC.

Q&A with Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

In a recent episode of the Warrior Life Podcast, Dr. Turpel-Lafond is interviewed about the investigation. In the video podcast (embedded below), she shares key findings and recommendations. This video podcast is a great way to gain an understanding of the report and its implications for health care practice in BC. There is also a great break-down of the podcast episode at Indigenousnationhood.blogspot.com.

Access the report here: Report – In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in BC Health Care. View the EM Network statement on Addressing Health Inequities in BC Emergency Care and other member posts on addressing racism in BC health care.


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