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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Ontario’s Vaccine Prioritization Leaves Students in the Cold

As Ontario works through phase three of its vaccination plan, the priority to vaccinate Gen Z (18 to 24 years of age) lies at the bottom of the list, starting only by the week of May 24 in most regions. As more younger patients make up new COVID-19 ICU admissions, what does this mean for young adults living with family or roommates, and students travelling back home without vaccination?

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Meeting Immigration Targets During a Pandemic Will Be a Challenge, Say Experts

Canada has announced an ambitious immigration target as a major part of its post-COVID-19 recovery. NCM reporter Zahra Mahdi looks into what this will look like and what experts say about the feasibility of this new plan

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Photo of the Université de Montréal logo. Students from developing countries face a lot of challenges in Quebec.

In Quebec, Pandemic Hits Students From Developing Countries Harder Than Most

In Quebec, the pandemic has reinforced systemic inequities faced by international students from the developing world. In the first part of this two-part series, Christopher Chanco explores the experiences of one student from Central Africa.

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Taxed by COVID, Community Centres Rally to Help Low-Income Clients

COVID-19 health protocols have shut down many free tax clinics. Like in many other areas of life, community groups and volunteers have stepped up to offer help in new and novel ways.

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