Thirteen years after Brian Sinclair died due to neglect, negligence and racism in a Winnipeg hospital emergency room, an investigation has concluded another Indigenous person died in a Canadian hospital for the exact same reasons.

On Oct. 1, coroner Géhane Kamel released her report into the Sept. 28, 2020, death of Joyce Echaquan, a 37-year-old Atikamekw woman, in a Quebec health-care facility.

“From the first minute she entered the hospital, a label was placed on Ms. Echaquan,” Kamel stated.

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