These are all the ways Canadians are saying thanks on International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day is being celebrated today like never before across Canada.
While nurses have always been an invaluable part of society, their contributions have never been more appreciated than amid a global pandemic.
As frontline healthcare workers continue to risk their lives to save others, Canadians are taking to social media to show just how grateful they are to the industry.
Members of Toronto's Fire Fighters' Association are pay homage to their medical counterparts with signs to honour National Nursing Week.
Today is #InternationalNursesDay and more than ever, we are so thankful for all the nurses out there. Is there a special nurse in your life you'd like to recognize? Reply below with #ThankANurse. ❤️ #CanadaTogether pic.twitter.com/ec6dnGYKgS— Stay At Home TV (@GlobalTV) May 12, 2020
The actors ofrom Global's medical drama Nurses put together a compilation calling on Canadians to shout out the nurses in their life.
Canadian beer brand Molson Coors just announced it's providing free meals to 20,000 frontline healthcare workers in Canada. SkipTheDishes has donated 2,800 so far, and they're accepting donations until May 31, while numerous small businesses and restaurants across the country have been doing the same.
Canadian brand Roots spotlighted some local heroes today by posting some photos of real-life superheroes in their scrubs.
While several McDonald's franchisees across the country went above beyond for their local hospital. In B.C., a franchisee in Richmond announced that it will be supplying the COVID-19 ward of the Richmond Hospital with coffee every day for two months.
One location in Montreal delivered breakfast to the emergency department at the Jewish General Hospital. Same goes for a North Vancouver McDonald's franchise with its breakfast delivery to the nurses at Lion's Gate Hospital.
On #InternationalNursesDay, I want to extend my profound gratitude to all of the men and women who keep us safe and healthy, especially during these difficult times. Thank you for your service, your kindness, and courage. - Céline xx... pic.twitter.com/nj5k3VN5PA— Celine Dion (@celinedion) May 12, 2020
Canadian icon Celine Dion shared a video of herself thanking nurses worldwide, alongside some other celebrities, as part of a L'Oréal campaign.
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