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Almost 2 out of 3 Indigenous people in Hamilton feel discrimination in city: survey – CBC

Indigenous residents also say they want space for spirit and ceremony – without a 30-minute drive

Dec 06, 2018

A new survey of Indigenous Hamiltonians says 41 per cent have experienced discrimination by the city at least some of the time, and 63 per cent feel it in the broader community.

The survey is part of Hamilton’s new urban Indigenous strategy, which aims to improve services to Indigenous residents.

Twenty-nine per cent of the 133 Indigenous survey respondents say they are “sometimes” discriminated against when they use city services. Six per cent said they experience it often, and another 6 per cent always.

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