Ottawa

Ambulances

Critical understaffing and high risk are burning out frontline workers on every side. These are the people eclipsed by our new reality. Why do we actively choose to martyrize frontline workers rather than provide them true relief? We resign these people to their fates as if it’s out of our hands.

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Residents of the poles only get a few hours of daylight at certain points of the year — if my seasonal depression is bad in Ottawa, I can’t even imagine the bottles of prozac and zoloft they go through.

Nurse

Nursing students, in a program and field in which on-site learning and application are necessary, are suffering from the lack of needed in-person training and placements due to the fluctuating public health mandates. The lack of consistency and the harsh exposure to the COVID-19 health crisis has caused a decrease in students’ faith and optimism in nursing and their futures within the field.

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