Manitoba medical group apologizes to Indigenous people for racism – CHVN Radio

Feb 02, 2023

The organization that regulates medical care in Manitoba has apologized for racism directed toward Indigenous people when accessing health care.

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba says it recognizes its failure to effectively regulate the medical profession to prevent racist and substandard medical care to Indigenous peoples.

Grand Chief Cathy Merrick of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says she was shocked and surprised by the apology.

She says the apology is welcome, but not fully accepted, given the mistreatment suffered by Indigenous people.

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