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BRANDON, MB – An internationally-recognized voice in Indigenous health and the law at Brandon University (BU) is hailing an Ontario court decision on constitutionally protected rights to traditional medicine as “precedent-setting”.
Dr. Yvonne Boyer, BU’s Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness, was commenting on last week’s judgment rejecting an application from a Hamilton hospital that would have seen the Children’s Aid Society intervene in the case of the Haudenosaunee girl whose family had refused chemotherapy at the hospital in order to pursue traditional healing.