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Federal program could alleviate doctor shortage

The federal government has announced it will forgive some of the student loans of physicians and nurses who agree to start their careers in the remote and rural locations, like the Yukon.

Doug Graham is the minister of health and social services with the Yukon government. Click on the link below to hear him chat with Dave about the impact the new program will have on the territory's doctor shortage.

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Laura Eustace is a doctor in residence who just arrived in the territory. Click on the link below to find out what drew her to the Yukon.

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