Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 23: Health (18-24)

Mandatory Indigenous training course for Lanaudière Health Authority

February 26, 2021

As a direct outcome of the death of Joyce Echaquon, Quebec Indigenous Affairs Minister Ian Lafrenière, Health Minister Christian Dubé and interim Lanaudière health authority director Caroline Barbir announced all health authority employees will be obliged to complete a training course, the content of which will be approved by the Atikamekw community Health Minister Dubé said the changes announced for the Lanaudière region’s health authority could serve as a model for reforms he intends to carry out throughout all of the health care network, with modifications for certain regions.