The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

COVID STORIES

Alberta doctors are becoming increasingly concerned over cuts to health funding in the recent budget that are taking effect just as the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the province. Some physicians are already taking steps to lay-off staff or reduce services.

When I was younger, I was most aware of my race when my parents cooked. We would have eggs and bacon for breakfast, tourtière for lunch and Gong Bao chicken for dinner — it was like having access to an international buffet at home. 

It wasn’t until a family trip to Aruba when, for the first time, I felt stereotyped. We were on the resort shuttle and a woman was on a tangent about how Chinese people were all money-grabbers, mimicking the accent of an Asian man she met that day.