Canadians, and "Indians"
Importantly it assigned legislative authority to the federal government over "Indians, and Lands reserved for Indians"
The practice actually started in New France in 1620, the church had already begun the process of genocide of the native cultures before becoming entrenched in government policy
The last residential school closed in 1996, many people still live with the impacts of the practice today
By 1920 she had published a study promoting segregation and sterilization
Eugenic theory propagated among early suffragettes as they discussed the best way to birth and bring up kids
These prohibited classes were highly defined by eugenic terms "unfit", "physically defective", etc.
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"Eugenics and The Medical Profession"
This began the scientific community official support for the Eugenics movement in Canada https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC407753/
Similar changes in law were proposed/enacted across Canada in years to come
This was the formalization of anti-eugenic sentiment that drove the practice of sterilization into the shadows of political discourse
It was a landmark case the substantiated the legal case against eugenics in Canada, please listen to her story told by her in this video(please)
The most recent of which is a class action lawsuit of sterilizations from 2001-2008, preying on poor education doctors coerce patients into tubal ligation without knowledge of the effects https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/18/canada-indigenous-women-coerced-sterlilization-class-action-lawsuit
Amnesty International said it will lobby UN committee to pressure government as at least 60 women join class action lawsuithttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/18/canada-indigenous-women-coerced-sterlilization-class-action-lawsuit
When you build a nation on Genocide and Colonialism it turns out to have a lasting influence on culture