Nadine Caron Kevin Linn Harmony Johnson John Spinelli


The process of reconciliation in Canada has created a new climate for discussions about systemic racism and a lack of cultural safety as a root cause of health outcome disparities for First Nations people. In British Columbia, quality improvement efforts to improve First Nations cancer outcomes and experiences are now formalized through an Indigenous Cancer Strategy that incorporates BC First Nations perspectives on health and wellness. By leveraging the unique First Nations health governance structure in the province, health system and community partners are now leveraging the current climate for change to improve First Nations cancer journeys, and are leading the way to improving culturally safe health services for all British Columbians.