Reflecting on past and present health inequities for Indigenous Canadians – CityNews Edmonton

Posted Sep 30, 2021

EDMONTON – The search for unmarked graves goes beyond former residential schools, but also so-called “Indian hospitals” like the Charles Campsel site in Edmonton.

Largely racially segregated sites used to treat tuberculosis, separated the ill thousands of kilometres from their families.

“Many of the patients were from the north, from Nunavut, and they would be there for years,” said Dr. Alika Lafontaine, the president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association.

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