The Cree Nation in Quebec stepped up and had its say in Val d’Or Wednesday. Representatives were testifying at inquiry examining the relationship between certain public services in Quebec and Indigenous peoples.
A number of concerns were raised at the Quebec inquiry looking into the relationship between a number of provincial services and Indigenous peoples. Topping the list, health care, policing and racial profiling.
Danielle Rochette APTN National News Officials with the friendship centre in Val d’Or told the…
The inquiry currently underway in Val d’Or, Québec is giving people hope, and offering an openness to discuss how they feel about dealing with provincial services such as police, or the health system.
Inquiry into relationship between Quebec public services and Indigenous peoples gets underway in Val d`Or
Danielle Rochette APTN National News The public inquiry on relations between Indigenous peoples and six…
Ghislain Picard, Matthew Coon Come and Viviane Michel will be the lead witnesses in Québec’s inquiry into the province’s relationship with Indigenous peoples.
“We want to look at systemic issues,” said Premier Philippe Couillard.
Decision is expected to be announced soon.
New study shows city of Val d’Or targets Indigenous people on the street for tickets.