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Kenora Businesses and Organizations Refusing Service to Indigenous People a Violation of Human Rights Code – Net Newsledger

February 26, 2021

KENORA – There have been over the past several days, reports of discrimination against Indigenous people in Kenora.

An outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in businesses and organizations being accused of refusing service to Indigenous people.

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has issued this statement:

“As Wabaseemoong Independent Nations in Northwestern Ontario fights an outbreak of COVID-19, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is aware of reports of businesses and organizations in Kenora refusing services to Indigenous people and of social media posts spreading racist comments and misinformation.

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