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Challenging Views on Systemic Racism, Police Brutality in Canada

Race relations activists and observers say it is time to take off the masks that prevent people from acknowledging that systemic racism exists and police brutality happens.

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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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‘I’ve Seen the Good, the Bad and the Ugly as an International Student’

There are hundreds of thousands of international students in Canada, and they contribute a significant amount of money into Canada’s economy. Despite the large presence they have in this country, there isn’t the right infrastructure or support for international students.

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NewsBriefs: Health-Care System Preps for Refugee Influx

As Syrian refugees make their way to Canada, medical professionals and volunteers across the country are busy prepping to assist in medical care services. About 900 to 1,000 refugees are expected to land in Canada – primarily at airports…

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Family Not the Best Interpreter of Maladies

Language barriers can have a negative impact not only on initial access to health services, but also on the quality of health care and treatment outcomes. In Canada, three main groups of patients can face…

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