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Clues on How COVID-19 Impacts You, Maybe in Your Genes

Responding to an NCM reporter’s question, the B. C. government has said it does want to study the underlying genetic factors that may be causing some Canadians to be more vulnerable to the pandemic than others. But, a detailed study will have to wait until the current wave of infections is behind us.

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‘Colour-Blind’ Approaches to Data Collection Amplifies Marginalization of BIPOC Canadians

Having lived in both Canada and the U.S., columnist Peter Uduehi writes that Canadians don’t like to talk about race and racial divisions. What impact does this have on public policy making?

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All New Entrants Face Barriers, Not Just Viz Mins

Economist Andrew Jackson of the Broadbent Institute in Ottawa has argued that visible-minority Canadians earn less money, and have higher unemployment rates, than is the case for white Canadians (“Canadian-born Visible Minority Youth Facing an…

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