Inuit come to Montreal for medical care. The lodge where patients stay is riddled with problems – CBC
Dec 19, 2022
Ullivik’s newly named director, its 5th since 2020, says she’s committed to creating a welcoming space
For years, Inuit who flew south to Montreal for medical care were relegated to a YMCA on the western edge of downtown.
Finally, in 2016, a new centre, called Ullivik, was opened near the city’s airport.
The new building has the appearance of a boutique hotel from the street, with a stone Inukshuk out front and signage in Inuktitut.
It was intended to serve as a place of healing for the hundreds who come to the city every month for treatment.
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