People in a square in Italy.

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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Ontario’s Vaccine Prioritization Leaves Students in the Cold

As Ontario works through phase three of its vaccination plan, the priority to vaccinate Gen Z (18 to 24 years of age) lies at the bottom of the list, starting only by the week of May 24 in most regions. As more younger patients make up new COVID-19 ICU admissions, what does this mean for young adults living with family or roommates, and students travelling back home without vaccination?

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