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Tag: Healthcare

15 Jan 2014

Ontario Reinstates Healthcare Coverage for Refugees

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On January 1st 2014, Ontario followed the lead of four other Canadian provinces to reinstate healthcare coverage for refugees who have been denied medical care once provided by the Canadian federal government. Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and Quebec have already put temporary programs in place to ensure that refugee claimants at any stage of their asylum process are able to access basic, supplementary and emergency healthcare services.

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8 Jan 2014

Overcoming Barriers: Afghan girl with Cerebral Palsy celebrates PR in Canada

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Tahera Hussain Karimi is a teenage girl in Regina Saskatchewan receiving nationwide media attention this week as one of Canada’s most high profile immigration success stories. Tahera travelled to Canada 6 years ago to receive surgery that would drastically improve her quality of life. She is diagnosed with cerebral palsy and required surgery to help her be able to walk. Growing up in Afghanistan, her condition meant that she was never allowed to attend school.

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