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June 21, 2017 11:23 AM

Canada’s Indigenous people face many instances of inequity, but the more than 40,000 seniors among them often experience particular challenges.

In many instances, they fall into the cracks between federal and provincial/territorial jurisdiction and face bureaucratic slowdowns. Critics say that Aboriginal, Métis and Inuit Canadians over age 65 are paying for the lack of collaborative problem-solving between government departments and agencies. They point to poor communication and coordination at every level, including provincial/territorial ministries, the federal government and Indigenous communities. For example, some hospitals have sent frail patients home to their communities without checking if there are appropriate support services because historically Indigenous peoples have been viewed as a federal responsibility.

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June 15, 2017 9:19 AM

Prioritize the creation of alternatives to acute hospital care for Canada’s seniors

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June 02, 2017 12:33 PM


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May 26, 2017 11:31 AM

Conservative Party leadership candidates and the future of health care

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May 25, 2017 2:41 PM

It all adds up, a new study suggests

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