Timmins and District Hospital, Nishnawbe Aski Nation aim to reduce racism – CTV News

May 18, 2023

The Timmins and District Hospital and Nishnawbe Aski Nation are working together to address racism.

The two organizations came together this week to unveil sixteen, double-sided panels that display artwork and information about Treaties; and to learn truths about Indigenous Peoples.

“I think being able to bring the panels to our hospital allows us to really connect with the community and gives space for people to heal in a safe environment and you know really be able to move forward with actions that will really make us all healthier,” said the hospital’s president and CEO, Kate Fyfe.

Funded by the province, this community-building project is the result of a recommendation identified through the ‘2016 Seven Youth Inquest’ which took place after seven students died while living and attending school in Thunder Bay.

Read More: https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/timmins-and-district-hospital-nishnawbe-aski-nation-aim-to-reduce-racism-1.6405413

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