11 episodes

The world is in crisis. COVID-19 has brought a new world of isolation and uncertainty. But on the frontline amidst the chaos, are amazing people (from nurses to physicians to volunteers) who all have a beautiful story of their own. Listen as we dedicate each episode to an unsung hero making a positive difference in their own way.

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The world is in crisis. COVID-19 has brought a new world of isolation and uncertainty. But on the frontline amidst the chaos, are amazing people (from nurses to physicians to volunteers) who all have a beautiful story of their own. Listen as we dedicate each episode to an unsung hero making a positive difference in their own way.

    Recovering from COVID-19: A Nurse's Story

    Recovering from COVID-19: A Nurse's Story

    Montreal nurse Naveed Hussain contracted COVID-19 in hospital while working sixteen hour days and ended up being put out of action for two months. Listen to his story of recovery, what he learned about the virus from the experience, and his lessons from the pandemic.


    Narrated by Tristan D. Lalla from the TV show Nurses.


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    • 15 min
    The Reality for an Infectious Diseases Physician During COVID

    The Reality for an Infectious Diseases Physician During COVID

    Dr. Susy Hota is the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the University Health Network. When the pandemic hit Toronto's hospitals, it was her and her team's job to protect their hospital from an outbreak amongst its patients, healthcare professionals and support staff. She shares what it's like to have the health of a hospital on your shoulders and the best way to move forward as communities begin to re-open.


    Hosted by Matt Gordon from the TV show Nurses.


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    • 12 min
    Local Businesses Save Frontline Couple’s Wedding

    Local Businesses Save Frontline Couple’s Wedding

    Toronto nurse Samantha and her fiance, long-term care worker Kwame thought that the pandemic had spoiled their wedding plans. But when they applied to a contest hosted by the Toronto Wedding Collective, a team of local business owners stepped in to gift them the wedding they thought wouldn't be possible.


    Hosted by Rachel Ancheril from the TV show Nurses. If you’re in Canada, stream Season 1 of Nurses now on the Global TV App.


    Support frontline workers like Samantha and Kwame by donating to The Frontline Fund at www.frontlinefund.ca.


    Check out the Toronto Wedding Collective at www.luminousweddings.ca/toronto-wedding-collective
    They include: Luminous Weddings, Gina Humilde Events, Rosehill Blooms, Angela Xuereb Artistry 
     
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    • 18 min
    How Organizers Protected Protestors While Marching Against Racism

    How Organizers Protected Protestors While Marching Against Racism

    On June 5th, over 8000 people marched in Ottawa, Canada against anti-Black racism and police brutality. The protest was organized by No Peace Until Justice, a team of young activists who made it their number one priority to keep the people who attended as safe from COVID-19 as possible. Listen to Sameha Ahmed, Safia Musse, and Jamie Ghossein explain what steps they took to mitigate the risks of infection while exercising their right to protest for Black lives.


    To learn more, follow No Peace Until Justice on Facebook and Instagram (@nopeaceuntiljusticeottawa).


    Hosted by Jordan Johnson-Hinds from the TV show Nurses.
     
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    • 18 min
    Traditional Beaders Bring Their Yukon Community Together

    Traditional Beaders Bring Their Yukon Community Together

    Living in a small town can be isolating, especially during a pandemic, but some communities come together stronger than ever. In Dawson City, Yukon, Kyla Popadynec and Jackie Olson brought together a group of traditional beaders, both experienced and brand new, to make pins for their frontline workers, using the symbol of the fireweed flower. They had no idea that what they started would spread beyond Yukon's borders, and mean so much to so many people.


    Hosted by Katie Ulhmann from the TV show Nurses.
     
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    • 13 min
    Doctor Captures Her Emergency Room in Pictures

    Doctor Captures Her Emergency Room in Pictures

    What does an emergency department look like in the middle of a pandemic? How does everyone prepare? What is the emotional toll? Many are lucky enough not to experience it firsthand. But for emergency room doctors, nurses, staff, and patients... it’s an entirely different story. One Toronto emergency physician, Dr. Dawn Lim, decided to use her skills as a photographer, to document COVID-19's effect on her hospital. She shows the world what she and her colleagues go through every day as they work to save lives.


    Hosted by Tristan D. Lalla from the TV show Nurses.


    See Dr. Lim's Photos:


    UHN: https://www.uhn.ca/corporate/News/Pages/Frontline_photos_ensure_our_story_is_not_forgotten.aspx


    Macleans: https://www.macleans.ca/society/health/i-saw-fleeting-moments-no-one-remembers-one-er-doctors-photos-from-the-coronavirus-frontlines/


    This episode is in support of:
    Second Harvest: https://secondharvest.ca/
    Daily Bread Food Bank: https://www.dailybread.ca/
     
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    • 16 min

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