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"We're Gonna Be Okay": Saskatchewan nurse creates song of encouragement amid ongoing pandemic
a month ago

"We're Gonna Be Okay": Saskatchewan nurse creates song of encouragement amid ongoing pandemic

Carol Scrivener, who performs as Carolina Jack, wrote “We’re Gonna Be Okay” to help people stay strong and keep fighting COVID-19.
VIDEO: Toronto COVID-19 survivor reunites with the health team who saved his life
3 months ago

VIDEO: Toronto COVID-19 survivor reunites with the health team who saved his life

Richard Reid fell ill in March and was cared for by Trillium Health Partners. In this video, he gets to thank the staff who helped him survive.
Music fills the atrium at Credit Valley Hospital, raising the spirits of workers and patients alike
4 months ago

Music fills the atrium at Credit Valley Hospital, raising the spirits of workers and patients alike

Four health care workers at the Mississauga hospital have taken up playing the piano, replacing volunteers who can’t enter the facility due to the pandemic.
Toronto hospital free of COVID-19 patients for first time since March
7 months ago

Toronto hospital free of COVID-19 patients for first time since March

For the first time in months, Humber River Hospital has no COVID patients in its ICU.
Ottawa Art Gallery stages online mini-exhibition of support messages for frontline workers
8 months ago

Ottawa Art Gallery stages online mini-exhibition of support messages for frontline workers

The gallery created the exhibit as part of its Creative Wellness partnership with the Ottawa Hospital.
Ontario woman released from hospital after 87-day battle with COVID-19
8 months ago

Ontario woman released from hospital after 87-day battle with COVID-19

76-year-old Jessie Jacobs discharged after prolonged hospitalization with COVID-19.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank BC hospital workers for their work during pandemic
8 months ago

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank BC hospital workers for their work during pandemic

Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated Canada Day by speaking with British Columbia doctors and nurses over Zoom.
New colouring book honours "superhero" frontline workers
8 months ago

New colouring book honours "superhero" frontline workers

Toronto company has created a colouring book for children to celebrate COVID-19 healthcare heroes.
Mother reunited with baby after testing positive for COVID-19 during labour
8 months ago

Mother reunited with baby after testing positive for COVID-19 during labour

Montreal mother met her son for a first time nearly two months after giving birth.
Virtual book club unites health care workers during pandemic
9 months ago

Virtual book club unites health care workers during pandemic

Doctors and nurses at the William Osler Health System share stories and best practices through book club.
Trio of med students creating digital portraits of health care workers
9 months ago

Trio of med students creating digital portraits of health care workers

Echogram, run by three medical students from UBC and U of T, offers hand-drawn portraits in exchange for donations to the Frontline Fund, which supports Canadian hospitals.
London hospital workers wearing larger photo ID badges to reassure patients
9 months ago

London hospital workers wearing larger photo ID badges to reassure patients

Staff at London Health Sciences Centre clip the bigger photos of themselves dressed casually and smiling to the outside of their PPE, so patients can see what they look like underneath.
Queen’s nursing graduate wastes zero time putting her degree to work
9 months ago

Queen’s nursing graduate wastes zero time putting her degree to work

2020 graduate Jordan Bast finished her schooling in April and immediately took a contract at a group home in the Toronto area experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19.