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Outcry after Doug Ford wrongly claims Indigenous lawmaker jumped vaccine queue

Ontario premier apologised to Sol Mamakwa, who was asked to help combat vaccine hesitancy among Indigenous groups

The leader of Canada’s most populous province has apologized after he wrongly accused an Indigenous lawmaker of queue-jumping for his coronavirus vaccine.

The outcry over Doug Ford’s comments highlights the sensitivity of the accusations as well as the broader challenges of addressing vaccine hesitancy in Indigenous communities, a group that still faces discrimination within the healthcare system.

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