nursing

Amidst Nationwide Nursing Shortage, Foreign-Trained Nurses Unable to Practice

“It’s not a matter of how good of a nurse you are. It’s a matter of if you can present the right paperwork.” Despite a shortage of nurses, many foreign-trained nurses watch from the sidelines, wanting but unable to pitch in.

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What History Can Tell Us About Working as an Immigrant Nurse in Canada

Internationally-educated nurses go through several hoops to practice as registered nurses in Canada. This wasn’t the case in the early 1960s, specifically for nurses recruited from the Philippines.

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Health-care Options for the Uninsured

As a signatory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Canada acknowledges the right to adequate health care for all. However, uninsured individuals living in Canada still face barriers that limit their access to appropriate…

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