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Systemic racism in Canada’s healthcare system persists

By Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

In effort to address ongoing critical gaps in our understanding of Indigenous health, Edgewood Health Network (EHN Canada) hosted an online webinar on March 10 to highlight the disparities in healthcare access among Indigenous peoples living in urban centres. 

Hosted by Celina Sqwasulwut Williams, a spiritual advisor at Ravenswood Consulting, participants were guided through the current state of the healthcare system and how it needs to improve its diversity and inclusion measures for Indigenous communities.

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