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Innovations in Nursing Care with Clinton Baretto and Felicia Kontopidis

In the latest episode of Nurses’ Voices, join hosts Gail Donner and Mary Wheeler for an enlightening discussion with Clinton Baretta, NP, BScN, MSc (Bristol), Executive Director at Homeless Health Peel and Felicia Kontopidis, RN, BScN, Director of Care at Journey Home Hospice. Clinton and Felicia are what we would call nurse innovators, nurses who find creative approaches to providing nursing care. They each have their own unique and compelling stories that have brought them to their current roles, caring and advocating for individuals who are homeless. They explain the nurse led services and programs at Homeless Health Peel and Journey Home Hospice and how they and their staff strive to support very vulnerable populations.

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Advocating for Harm Reduction with Leigh Chapman

In the latest episode of Nurses’ Voices, join Gail and Mary as they have an honest and personal conversation with Leigh Chapman, RN, PHD, Adjunct Lecturer, Graduate Program at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto.  Leigh shares the story of her brother Brad, who died of a drug overdose and homeless at the age of 43. After this, Leigh became an advocate for harm reduction amongst those experiencing homelessness, in order to reduce stigma and discrimination and increase care. 

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Interested in learning more about opportunities in the Greater Moncton Area?

Interested in learning more about opportunities in the Greater Moncton Area? On Friday, May 13 at 9 am EDT, join Angelique Reddy-Kalala, Immigration Strategy Officer for the City of Moncton, to learn about the opportunity to live, work and grow in their beautiful community located in the centre of Atlantic Canada.

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Adapting to the Canadian workplace culture

Canadian Workplace Culture: 5 Key Characteristics (Newcomer success) (

Immigrants bring valuable knowledge and skills to the Canadian economy; however, in spite of their high qualifications and hard work many of them face challenges in starting and advancing careers in their new country. Most of these challenges occur because newcomers are often unaware of the differences between the work environment in their home countries and the Canadian workplace culture in terms communication, distribution of responsibilities, feedback, networking and others. The good news is that by learning to understand the unique Canadian workplace and adapt to it newcomers can avoid misunderstandings and can put themselves on the road to success.

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Building presentation and leadership skills for career success in Canada

Join Cafe New Canadians on April 7 at 7 pm eastern to gain valuable advice on building presentation and leadership skills for career success in Canada!

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