Ottawa’s new hospital is paving over an important site for Indigenous healing – The Narwhal

Ottawa’s new hospital is paving over an important site for Indigenous healing – The Narwhal

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202225 Views

May 19, 2022

The Civic campus development is heavily backed by Doug Ford and Minto Group. The Ottawa Hospital says it consulted with Indigenous communities, but some organizations feel shut out of decision making and site selection

Standing on a tree-lined hill in a grassy corner of Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm, Stephanie (Mikki) Adams recalled how she would cherish every chance to go camping, fishing or hunting when growing up in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

“Here in the great outdoors, where we’re connected to the land, we’re connected to the environment, we have the air, we have the wind, we have the land right beneath us, right around us,” she explained on a warm, breezy April day, as her light blue jacket glinted in the sun.

Read More: https://thenarwhal.ca/ottawa-hospital-civic-campus/

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