Winnipeg mayor open to releasing video of controversial emergency call | CBC News

Winnipeg mayor open to releasing video of controversial emergency call | CBC News
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Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says he supports releasing any new information that would shed light on an emergency call for an Indigenous patient last October that led to a third-party review, but there are legal and privacy issues that need to be addressed. 

The United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg wants the city to release the video from the ambulance on the call, following a stinging report suggesting there was evidence of implicit bias and lack of concern for an injured Indigenous patient.

The investigation was spurred by a complaint from an ambulance paramedic who attended a call about a 23-year-old woman on Oct. 7, 2020, who had a self-inflicted stab wound to the neck.

The paramedic alleged there was a delay in transporting the patient to the hospital because of a disagreement…



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