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Helping Rural Communities Recover from the Last Recession

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada acknowledges gaps in employment during COVID-19, allowing newcomers an easier way to resettle in rural communities by relaxing the rules around work experience.

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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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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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Immigrants Don’t See ‘Redneck’ Side of Alberta

For some, Alberta’s history is just about cowboys, oil, and Conservatives, but a new television series is shedding light on the many contributions that minority groups have made in the province. An Omni TV magazine-style…

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A Talk With Canada’s Longest-Serving Visible Minority MP

Deepak Obhrai, Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Calgary East and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, has reason to be optimistic about the future – or at…

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What Alberta’s Political Climate Means for this Fall’s Election

In concluding this series, I’d like to offer some context to what happened on May 5 in the Alberta provincial election and some insights on what, if anything, it might mean for federal party prospects…

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