Poll finds Native people face discrimination in Canada
A poll commissioned by CBC News found that 33 percent of Canadians believe Native people are frequent targets of discrimination.

Environics Research Group surveyed 2,000 people throughout Canada. Respondents said the believed Muslims and Native people were the most discriminated against.

The same was true when the poll was conducted in 2006. But in that year, 42 percent of Canadians believed Native people were the frequent targets of discrimination.

"Daily experience would suggest otherwise,” Grand Chief Morris J. Swan Shannacappo of the Southern Chiefs’ Organization in Manitoba told CBC about the drop in perception. “There still exists systemic discrimination against Aboriginal Peoples in the health-care, social-service and justice systems, particularly in the Prairies."

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Aboriginal Peoples, Muslims face discrimination most: poll (CBC 3/15)