In 2019, Kelly Fran Davis wrote the report Creating Our Way Forward: Recommendations for Improving Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services' Indigenous Engagement with input from local Indigenous organizations. This report is based on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s health-related calls to action and outlines:
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In June 2020, Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services published a media release showing their commitment to putting the recommendations in the Creating Our Way Forward report into action.
The recommendations from the report included 22 immediate, short and long-term actions, including:
Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services senior leadership is committed to furthering the recommendations in this report, starting with meeting with the leaders of the local Indigenous organizations to further inform the listed actions, while continuing to train staff using the San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training and pursuing additional in-person or virtual educational opportunities for all staff.