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Mary Jane Logan McCallum, Christa Big Canoe, Josée G. Lavoie | Joyce Echaquan's experience of overt racism cannot be attributed to an isolated incident. Nor can it be acceptable that staff are too busy to meet their professional obligations.
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Cathy Crowe | The problems within nursing preceded the pandemic and call for a radical shake-up of the profession.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's COVID-19 news conference. Image: Screenshot of Government of Alberta video
David J. Climenhaga | The internet let out a collective gasp yesterday afternoon when Alberta Premier Jason Kenney was caught telling a monumental fib.
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Nili Kaplan-Myrth, Amy Tan | Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth brought together a group of health-care experts and advocates to talk with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about disparities in access to COVID-19 vaccine across Canada.
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Scott Neigh | Shannon Hardy and Bridget Graham talk about the work of Abortion Support Services Atlantic.
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Justin Trudeau speaks after a cabinet retreat on September 16, 2020. Image: Video screenshot/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | Some Ottawa insiders have speculated that the government will pull back from any overly ambitious new programs, be they in energy, social welfare or even health, to focus on the pandemic.
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Victoria Fenner | The COVID crisis is showing us more consequences of putting profits before people. Hear a panel discussion from the Canadian Labour Congress about the problem and some possible solutions.
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David J. Climenhaga | Most of the Edmonton region's orthopedic surgeons would have needed to be on board for the private hospital idea to have legs. At least one of them evidently wasn't.
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Jim Harding | Federal and provincial governments were clearly caught off guard when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. A look at the emerging trends could help spark reforms as we seek a green and just recovery.
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Victoria Fenner | Cases of COVID-19 are low compared to other regions of the world, but that doesn't mean all is well. We hear reports from the ground in Tanzania and Mozambique.
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Scott Neigh | Robyn Beckett of the Decent Work and Health Network talks about the impact our employment can have on our health, the fight for better employment standards, and COVID-19.
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David J. Climenhaga | As doctors battle the coronavirus, knowing their collective bargaining association is fighting for them will improve morale considerably as they risk their lives to save ours.