*Surviving Hate spoke to federal organizations such as Statistics Canada, Health Canada, Indigenous Services Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information, a national organization that conducts health research.

*Surviving Hate contacted the human rights commissions and regulatory bodies for physicians and nurses from each province and territory.

*While there are hundreds of hospitals and health authorities across the country, Surviving Hate contacted health authorities and media offices for 29 hospitals, reflecting each province and territory. The offices representing 22 hospitals responded to our survey. We chose these hospitals based on Surviving Hate’s database of over 150 incidents of Indigenous-specific racism in hospitals, which reflected some hospitals having a higher number of publicly reported incidents than others or a noted reputation of hospitals expressed by communities. We also considered hospitals based on where Indigenous communities are located and where prominent hospitals are in those regions.

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