Daphne Bramham: Canada risks losing the global competition for foreign nurses

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 22:41:03 +0000

Opinion: Foreign nurses are the only solution to Canada’s dire shortages. Faced with stiff competition, it must streamline the accreditation process

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Daphne Bramham: Political will needed to break licensing logjam so qualified, foreign nurses can work

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 00:55:35 +0000

Canada’s dire nursing shortage mirrors the physician shortage. A simple solution? Clear licensing logjams and let qualified immigrants work.

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Daphne Bramham: Canada's China conundrum

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 23:15:59 +0000

Opinion: Long gone are the days of Canada’s boast that its global influence exceeds its middle-power status. And, the notion that somehow with an estimated 300,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong, Canada might have any influence over the future of the former British colony is naïve.

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2021: A Dark Year for Electricity Security, Reliability

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 17:57:32 +0000

While 2021 kicked off short on optimism given chaos from the COVID-19 pandemic, the year was characterized by an extraordinary series of critical energy crises. Power blackouts, brownouts, interconnection mismatches, severe fuel shortages, and near-misses affected nearly every region in the world. Here’s a brief look back at some of the events that characterized 2021. […]

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Daphne Bramham: COVID anxiety tightens like a belt around the ribs

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2021 23:41:32 +0000

Opinion: I’m sick of having uncomfortable conversations about why I won’t see you because you are: a) unvaccinated; or b) have many more contacts that I’m comfortable with. But most of all, I’m tired of talking and hearing about COVID.

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COVID-19: What happens if I travel when there's an advisory? How can rapid tests help?

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 02:04:55 +0000

There are many questions about what is possible as people adjust holiday and travel plans.

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Verstappen frustrates Hamilton, wins F1 crown in dramatic fashion

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 06:35:34 +0000

ABU DHABI (AFP) – Max Verstappen emerged from a Formula One season like no other as a worthy world champion, the Dutch driver prising the crown from Lewis Hamilton on the final lap of the final race on Sunday. The road to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was marked by moments of high drama, but […]

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Daphne Bramham: The absurd and disturbing tragedy of Romana Didulo

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 03:07:21 +0000

The so-called Queen of Canada has told her 72,000 QAnon-linked followers to kill anyone attempting to vaccinate children. So what now?

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Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 amid concerns around Omicron COVID-19 variant

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2021 00:18:12 +0000

The groups met today to discuss the matter, and issued a joint statement saying they decided to postpone because of the “uncertainty and potential health risks surrounding international travel.”

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