Indigenous Health Sub-Committee Goals for 2020-2022

Contribute to health equity for Indigenous Peoples living in Canada by:

  1. Developing a partnership with the CPA National Office to support authentic engagement of the CPA with Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
     
  2. Supporting the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action within the Canadian Physiotherapy profession.
     
  3. Nurturing connections between Indigenous PTs and PTAs in Canada by creating a safe space for them to connect, as a step towards Indigenous leadership within PT in Canada.
     
  4. Supporting PTs and PTAs in Canada to mitigate health inequities and the perpetuation of colonialism through building capacity in:
     
    1. Practicing cultural safety; and
       
    2. Understanding their complicity in the systems of inequality that produce and perpetuate Indigenous-settler health inequities, primarily colonialism and racism.