D’oh Canada – Government Official Responsible for Indigenous Health Fired For Faking Indigenous Status


Posted originally on the conservative tree house on November 27, 2021 | Sundance | 139 Comments

The Canadian government has fired Carrie Bourassa (pictured left), the scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health, after she was discovered faking her native indigenous status throughout her career.

In her defense, Ms. Bourassa said she identified as indigenous, and that should count or something.

NY POST – A Canadian medical researcher who rose to become the nation’s top voice on indigenous health has been ousted from her government job and her university professorship — after suspicious colleagues investigated her increasingly fanciful claims of Native American heritage and learned she was a fraud.

[…] “To have an impostor who is speaking on behalf of Métis and indigenous people to the country about literally what it means to be Métis … that’s very disturbing and upsetting and harmful.” (read more)

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The Canadian government has fired Carrie Bourassa (pictured left), the scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health, after she was discovered faking her native indigenous status throughout her career.

In her defense, Ms. Bourassa said she identified as indigenous, and that should count or something.

NY POST – A Canadian medical researcher who rose to become the nation’s top voice on indigenous health has been ousted from her government job and her university professorship — after suspicious colleagues investigated her increasingly fanciful claims of Native American heritage and learned she was a fraud.

[…] “To have an impostor who is speaking on behalf of Métis and indigenous people to the country about literally what it means to be Métis … that’s very disturbing and upsetting and harmful.” (read more)

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