Polling shows Indigenous people are just as eager to be vaccinated as other Canadians. That Indigenous people are "vaccine hesitant" because of colonialism is more a reflection of Canadians' beliefs than what Indigenous people think, says some.
Canada is already experiencing a deadly third wave of COVID-19. But the rise of the P1 variant threatens to make the pandemic worse. Governments and the public will have to act fast to prevent further spread of a scarier variant.