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Mi’kmaq outraged over ‘racist’ note at New Brunswick doctor’s office – APTN
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June 15, 2017
The sign reads: “ATTN: Native Patients. Please don’t ask for tranquilizers or pain medications.”
Maxine Ginnish heard about the sign and went to Dr. Allister Carter’s family practice to see for herself.
“My heart broke and I had to get out of there as soon as I could because I burst into tears,” said Ginnish. “It was the first time I’d ever seen proof of such racism.”
She posted of picture of the sign on Facebook. The outcry was immediate.
“Good old Miramichi for you not racist at all first nation people are not the only ones that Battle addiction this makes me sick to my stomach and something needs to be done,” wrote Christine Leigh Ward, who shared the photo on Thursday.