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Dr. Samir Shaheen-Hussain: A history of Canada’s medical colonialism against Indigenous people and why it needs to be recognized as genocide

This op-ed by Dr. Samir Shaheen-Hussain, author of Fighting for a Hand to Hold: Confronting Medical Colonialism against Indigenous Children in Canada, was originally published in the Toronto Star on May 5, 2021. On April 1 — a month our Canadian government recognizes as Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month …