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Media Release: Open Letter to Federal Party Leaders

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Toronto / 13 September 2021

Over 200 Sign Open Letter To Federal Party Leaders:
Let Internationally Educated Health Professionals Serve Canadians

Today over 50 civil society organizations and groups and over 200 individuals sent an open letter calling on federal party leaders to make an election commitment to address licensure  barriers faced by Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHPs).

Open Letter to Federal Party Leaders

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Utilizing internationally trained talent for healthy communities

13 September 2021

We the under-signed civil society organizations and groups call on federal party leaders to address long-standing licensure and employment barriers facing internationally educated health professionals as your commitment to Canadians in the 2021 federal election.

 As you are aware Canada’s healthcare system is facing a multifaceted crisis.



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Racontez-nous comment vous avez soutenu les personnes réfugiées, immigrantes et migrantes au cours de la pandémie. OCASI est en train de créer une collection d'histoires du secteur des services aux immigrants et aux réfugiés de l'Ontario à propos de la pandémie de COVID-19.

In the Field Newsletter Volume 110

The announcement of the federal election call and the news about the escalating crisis in Afghanistan occurred within hours of each other, the latter threatening to derail the former before the campaigns had even begun. Immigrant serving organizations, particularly those with refugee resettlement programs went on high alert, memories of six years ago- another campaign, another humanitarian crisis, all too fresh.