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BC
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AB
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SK
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Mom working to combat racism that marred daughter’s death – APTN news

May 28, 2019

Juliette Tapaquon died of cervical cancer in 2014, but her mother is still fighting prejudice in the Saskatchewan healthcare system she says humiliated her daughter.

About five years ago two police officers marched the dying woman out of palliative care at Regina’s Pasqua Hospital after a doctor expressed fear about an angry text on the patient’s phone.

“It was based on a stereotype,” says Juliette’s mom Joyce Tapaquon.

Not only was the terminally ill woman wrongly profiled but Joyce says the unfounded worry led to her daughter being barred from the hospital. Juliette was forced to buy street drugs to deal with the pain and died weeks later.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/05/28/mom-working-to-combat-racism-that-marred-daughters-death/

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