Remote First Nations communities are forced to get healthcare from substandard clinics with undertrained nurses. The report from the Auditor General shows resources aren’t being allocated based on need. MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing,

Carol Hughes, says the Conservatives axed Aboriginal healthcare funding three years ago, and today we are seeing the consequences of those cuts.

“Jordan’s Principle, which was supposed to deal with the inter-jurisdictional challenges of healthcare services in Indigenous communities, has not been implemented,” says Hughes. “The Conservatives axed Aboriginal healthcare funding three years ago, and today we are seeing the consequences of those cuts.”