Cardston doctor accused of racist confrontation will apologize, won’t be disciplined – CBC

Dr. Lloyd Clarke admits he made comments but says he’s not racist

Jan 09, 2019

A southern Alberta doctor accused of making racist comments toward a group of homeless Indigenous people last spring will formally apologize, but he will not be disciplined by the body that regulates physicians.

Dr. Lloyd Clarke told the Indigenous people, who were standing outside a Cardston convenience store in May, to “get a job” and asked them if they wanted a prescription for Tylenol 3, an addictive painkiller.

Clarke later admitted he made the comments and now regrets them but said he isn’t racist.

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