By Bayleigh Marelj, The Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The executive director of a study investigating racism in health care says she and her colleagues have been on the receiving end of racist and degrading emails.
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By Moira Wyton, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Experts and advocates are hoping the next B.C. government will focus on expanding preventative mental health-care services and overhauling the aging and “outdated” Mental Health Act to protect individual dignity in care.
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the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Friends, family and allies are calling for significant reform to B.C.’s healthcare system. Connor Sutton, a 23-year-old Indigenous man from T’Sou-ke Nation, received what they say was racist treatment and inappropriate care at two Vancouver Island hospitals.
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By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Flanked by First Nations and Metis Nation leadership, the independent investigator appointed by the province to examine racism in the health care system promised a ‘truth-telling’ process and encouraged Indigenous people and health care professionals to confidentially share their experiences with her team.
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