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COVID-19 Hitting Canadian Farms: “There had to be one dead for the authorities to react”

After three farmworkers die in Ontario and hundreds are infected of COVID-19, authorities are finally reacting. Migrant workers’ advocates, health specialists and academics are calling on the federal government to protect them and to clear the path for them to become permanent residents.

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Online Misinformation is a Major Challenge for Public Health Officials

In just a matter of two years, disinformation campaigns occurred in 70 countries, as compared to just 28 in 2017, according to a report published by Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University.

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Analysis: Ethnic Media Question Government Decisions to Lift Pandemic Lockdowns

As federal and provincial governments in Canada grapple with how to adapt to a ‘new normal’, ethnic media outlets provide vital platforms for discussion into possible ways forward.

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Research Shows Canada Has Overlooked Immigrant Doctors

The level of care provided by internationally-trained or immigrant physicians is roughly equal to that provided by Canadian-born or American-born physicians, says Robert Falconer.

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All Hands on Deck: It’s Time to Allow Internationally-Trained Physicians to Join the Fight

We’re asking our internationally-trained doctors to risk their lives during this crisis. The least we can do is offer them a stable future.

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Retired and Re-deployed Doctors Pitch In During COVID-19 Pandemic

With the explosion in the number of COVID-19 cases, Canadian provinces are recruiting retired doctors and redeploying healthcare practitioners. Webinars organized by the Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC) are providing refresher training to the healthcare community.

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