A year out from Joyce Echaquan's death and a comprehensive B.C. report on anti-Indigenous racism in the health-care system, there has been some movement with government-led dialogues, and funding commitments.
Senator Yvonne Boyer, left, and her aunt Lucy Boyer, have both experienced racism firsthand in medical contexts. The Canada Health Act needs to be reviewed, with a focus on implementing new standards that will address racism in health care, she says. Photograph courtesy of Sky Losier
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If the Liberal leadership speculation does not stop, Liberals could end up in the same situation as Conservatives are now in, says Darrell Bricker. But Nik Nanos says Trudeau could theoretically win another government.
Alexa McDonough, who died on Jan. 15 at the age of 77, was the second woman to lead the federal NDP from 1995 through 2006; a time, her former colleagues recall, in which women in politics faced much sexism.