Dr. Alika Lafontaine is an Oji-Cree-Poly award-winning physician, past-President of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada and the first Indigenous physician included in Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Doctors. In 2019 he founded SafeSpace (www.patientexperiences.ca), an anonymous reporting system for Indigenous patients who have negative experiences in healthcare. He practices Anesthesia in Northern Alberta.
As the covid-19 pandemic evolves, Dr. Alika Lafontaine offers clear and simple advice for Indigenous families on what to do, what to look out for and how we can be mindful of each other during this time of uncertainty.
Yellowhead Institute generates critical Indigenous policy perspectives.