Media coverage

The Centre and the staff are often featured in news and publications at the local and national level.


Indigenous leaders, experts urge Ottawa to quickly pass UNDRIP bill before election

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, recently spoke to the Canadian Press about federal legislation on UNDRIP.

Racism in health care review finds stereotypes drive ‘abusive interactions’ with Indigenous patients

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to APTN news about her recent health care inquiry.

Digital archive to help National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation access Residential School Survivor stories

The Centre’s head of research and engagement, Dr. Tricia Logan, spoke to the Toronto Star about her role as a researcher on a collaborative project with the NCTR.

Two-Spirit couple face racism and discrimination on journey to motherhood

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, and her recent health care inquiry, are featured in an article from APTN about access to health care and prenatal services.

Racism in health care is taking a terrible toll on Indigenous People, report finds

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to The Tyee about immediate changes needed in health care to reduce inequities impacting Indigenous people.

Update expected for report on racism against Indigenous peoples in B.C. health-care system

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, will be speaking alongside Health Minister Adrian Dix regarding the healthcare inquiry last year.

Decrying medical racism, Indigenous leaders demand health care ‘transformation’

The Centre’s Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, was featured in the Welland Tribune discussing her investigation into racism in BC’s healthcare system.

Federal, provincial officials to discuss ways to counter anti-Indigenous racism in health care

CBC highlighted recent research by Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, that found evidence of widespread stereotyping, racism and profiling of Indigenous people in a review of the B.C. health care system.

Child and family services legislation must end the era of ‘blacked-out time’

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, recently spoke at the Assembly of First Nations’ virtual conference on First Nations Child and Family Services and Self-Determination, which was covered in the Toronto Star.

To end racism against Indigenous peoples, we have to name it and speak up

Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, authored an op-ed in the Globe and Mail about racism in Canada.