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Racism a risk to public health, says industry association

Megan Benedictson

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Winnipeg, Manitoba



The Canadian Public Health Association is raising racism as a public health issue. Backed by seven of its counterparts in provinces and territories, including the Manitoba Public Health Association, the national association released a position statement Monday emphasizing the negative impact racism can have on mental and physical health, as well as health-related behaviours.

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