People in a square in Italy.

Italy’s Return to La Dolce Vita with COVID-19

Italy’s government was one of the first to institute lockdowns and quarantines when the COVID-19 pandemic first struck in early 2020. The ensuing days were filled with fear, uncertainty and panic. What was the experience like for the many Canadians who call Italy home? NCM’s Italy correspondent reports.

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Pandemic Affecting Mental Health of BIPOC Children

As parents battle with ongoing lockdown, the mental health of BIPOC children is increasingly affected. Lack of physical boundaries between home, school and social activities create further mental stress. NCM reporter, Sedanah Qwai, speaks to healthcare practitioners to see how lives have changed over the past year for children and young adults.

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Screenshot of the Oxfam webinar, The Solutions to Ending Vaccine Inequality.

Vaccine Inequality Costs Lives in Global South and Hurts Us All

What is needed to tackle vaccine inequality is a model of world co-operation where the battle with the pandemic is not fought “on the bodies of Black and brown children and women … in nations of the Global South,” panellists at a recent Oxfam webinar said.

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