News and Events
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Statement for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Friday, September 30, 2022 - From Dr. David May, Board Chair:
"The qathet Division of Family Practice wishes to take time on this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to reaffirm our commitment to cultural safety and humility within the health care system in our region..."
New name for qathet Division of Family Practice as part of reconciliation with Tla’amin Nation
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - Today, the Powell River Division of Family Practice officially changed its name to qathet Division of Family Practice. The Tla’amin Nation leadership supports the use of the word qathet, which means “working together” and is pronounced “KA-thet.” The name change reflects the division’s commitment to reconciliation and acknowledgment of Indigenous-specific racism in the health care system.