A Daughter’s Reflection On Her Father’s Death and COVID’s Grip On India

As Indian Canadians continue to face devastating news of the COVID-19 crisis in India, they mourn loved ones from thousands of kilometres away. Vrunda Bhatt reports on travelling to India from Toronto following her father’s funeral and the current state of vaccinations in the country.

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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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Migrant Workers: Frontline for COVID-19 Risk, but Back of the Line for Vaccines

Even as Canada increases its vaccine supply, there is no plan to vaccinate undocumented essential workers. Two undocumented workers share their stories of working under precarious conditions as they struggle to keep safe on the job during the pandemic.

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Vaccine Access Needed for Migrant Workers and Undocumented

A coalition of 270 organizations asks Ottawa to make the COVID-19 vaccine accessible to migrant workers and undocumented residents, without them having to fear detention or deportation.

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