Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours has reported from across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as in South and North America, Asia and Europe. Her work covers immigration, refugees, political conflict and human rights issues.

Coronavirus pandemic

US doctors go online to reveal 'bold, loud' coronavirus truths

Healthcare workers turn to social media to raise awareness, lobby for more supplies and build support during pandemic.

US doctors go online to reveal 'bold, loud' coronavirus truths

Coronavirus pandemic

'Lab in a box': Scientists race to expand coronavirus testing

Transnational research team wants to create a system that will allow more people in rural areas be tested for COVID-19.

'Lab in a box': Scientists race to expand coronavirus testing

Coronavirus pandemic

New front: Worry over COVID-19 spreading in African refugee camps

A severe coronavirus outbreak in camps hosting vulnerable people across the continent will have disastrous consequences.

New front: Worry over COVID-19 spreading in African refugee camps

Gaza

Coronavirus: Doctor warns of 'incoming disaster' in Gaza

Palestinian Canadian physician Tarek Loubani says only a suspension of blockade on Gaza will help in COVID-19 crisis.

Coronavirus: Doctor warns of 'incoming disaster' in Gaza

Coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare workers in Canada 'mentally prepare' for coronavirus

Mental health concerns extend to healthcare professionals on the front line of the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Healthcare workers in Canada 'mentally prepare' for coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Indigenous 'at much greater risk' amid coronavirus pandemic

Water shortages, insufficient healthcare, overcrowded housing make native groups especially susceptible to the virus.

Indigenous 'at much greater risk' amid coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Canada to close borders to most noncitizens over coronavirus

The travel ban will not apply to US citizens - an exemption that immediately raised some questions and concerns.

Canada to close borders to most noncitizens over coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

'Diseases know no borders': Cooperation key in COVID-19 response

Experts say comprehensive plans needed to respond to potential coronavirus outbreaks near fluid, busy borders.

'Diseases know no borders': Cooperation key in COVID-19 response

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: How prepared is the United States? Not very.

Experts raise concerns about US response to date, from testing delays to shortage of supplies and healthcare workers.

Coronavirus: How prepared is the United States? Not very.

US & Canada

Amy Klobuchar: Who is she, where does she stand on key issues?

Senator Amy Klobuchar dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race just before Super Tuesday.

Amy Klobuchar: Who is she, where does she stand on key issues?

Indigenous rights

Understanding the Wet'suwet'en struggle in Canada

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief, gov't announce proposed deal in dispute that raised key questions on Aboriginal title.

Understanding the Wet'suwet'en struggle in Canada

US Elections 2020

Michael Bloomberg: Who is he, where does he stand on key issues?

Unprecedented is the only way to describe Bloomberg's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Michael Bloomberg: Who is he, where does he stand on key issues?