PART 2: Forced to Adapt Due to COVID-19, South Asian Immigrants Concerned about Underlying Health Conditions

This is part of our series on how the pandemic is affecting specific immigrant communities. For Canada’s South Asian communities, the risk is met with an added layer of concern given statistics showing this group has a higher incidence of underlying health conditions that make any infection far more severe.

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Students Need ‘Extra Help’ Coping with Pandemic

The pandemic will likely have the most long-lasting effect on students whose academic rhythm has been disrupted, perhaps beyond repair. The shutdown also jeopardizes the education of the 642,480 international students in Canada.

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PART 1: Debate Around Wearing Masks Gets Fierce in Chinese Community

NCM presents Part 1 of a Three-Part Series about how Canadian immigrant communities are handling the COVID-19 pandemic. First, we begin with the Chinese-Canadian community, followed by personal stories from within African and Indian diasporas.

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COVID-19 Fallout: Global Travel Bans Delay The Canadian Dream

As borders close to contain the spread of COVID-19, immigrants hoping to settle in Canada are seeing their long-awaited plans derailed. New Canadian Media talks to people trying to move from India to Canada, whose lives have suddenly been thrown into limbo.

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Sounding the Alarm Over Canada’s Language Gaps in Pandemic Information

Public health and safety guidelines change on a daily basis as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across Canada. Information is conveyed in English, French and sign language, but there’s concern that important and even life-saving information is not being translated for newcomers who don’t comprehensively understand either of Canada’s official languages.

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