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“Is that booze or hand sanitizer I smell on you?”
This is the question Tyler-Alan Jacobs, 35, says a health-care professional at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., asked while Jacobs was seeking medical help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A two-spirit fashion designer and member of the Squamish Nation, Jacobs says, unfortunately, this was not the first time racial discrimination factored into a situation concerning Jacobs’ health.
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