Aaron Hemens presents a cautionary tale for newsroom managers about the perils of doing journalism in rural Canada for reporters of colour.

BIPOC reporter narrates perils of working alone in rural Canada

Small cities and towns in Canada are welcoming more immigrants than ever before, but doing journalism in these places can be perilous for reporters of colour. Aaron Hemens’ story presents a cautionary tale for newsroom managers.

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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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