An estimated 1.6 million people in Canada don’t have permanent resident status.
A petition with 1,500 signatures is calling for Kristen Nagle to be allowed to continue practising.
“Nurses, it is our time to rise,” said Kristen Nagle, who is under investigation.
The province recently announced 11,000 positions would be slashed.
“This is not the time to be cutting registered nurses."
More than 5,000 people have fatally overdosed in B.C. since the province declared a public health emergency in 2016.
The Ford government had capped compensation for public service workers before the pandemic.
An Ontario nurse is staying isolated but connected with her family while she works in a hospital ICU during the pandemic.
"So far we’re doing OK but that can change any second," said a nurse at St. Paul's Hospital.
Canada’s blood donation organization has been reluctant to supply front-line staff with protective equipment, including gloves, masks and protective barriers.