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Nicaraguan Refugees Fear Falling Through the Cracks in Canada

Nicaraguan exiles are struggling to find their footing in Canada as the country faces an unprecedented COVID-19 health emergency. The latest wave of young refugees is constantly confronted by social barriers to employment, housing and health care. These challenges perpetuate their sense of being outsiders as they attempt to settle in a new country.

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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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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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