Systemic barriers keeping foreign nurses from filling shortages

Systemic barriers rooted in Canada’s immigration policy are pushing many foreign nurses to jobs outside of their profession and others to the brink of mental and physical exhaustion. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Sick leave: What are we waiting for, advocates ask

The Liberal federal government promised to extend paid sick leave benefits to 10 days within the first 100 days of a new term in office.  Advocates are calling on the government to lead by example and act right away. NCM’s Alec Regino reports.

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Italy’s Return to La Dolce Vita with COVID-19

Italy’s government was one of the first to institute lockdowns and quarantines when the COVID-19 pandemic first struck in early 2020. The ensuing days were filled with fear, uncertainty and panic. What was the experience like for the many Canadians who call Italy home? NCM’s Italy correspondent reports.

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Pandemic Affecting Mental Health of BIPOC Children

As parents battle with ongoing lockdown, the mental health of BIPOC children is increasingly affected. Lack of physical boundaries between home, school and social activities create further mental stress. NCM reporter, Sedanah Qwai, speaks to healthcare practitioners to see how lives have changed over the past year for children and young adults.

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