coronavirus pandemic

Survival and sustainability: How Canadian ‘preppers’ are encouraging self-sustenance amidst COVID-19

There has always been an inherent need to “get ready” – getting ready to go out with friends, or on vacation. Getting ready entails making sure you have all you need – whether it be the lipstick you chose to wear or sandals for your beach. This need to “get ready” comes to minds of survivalists, or “preppers” more often than on special occasions – it is a desire to be prepared for anything, at any given time.

Public artists discuss art in isolation

A city-wide closure due to the coronavirus pandemic leaves public art designers and planners — many of whom already had commissions and plans in place for upcoming art in the city — wondering how to proceed with an outdoor future that’s so uncertain.

Toronto residents report experiencing racism as a result of coronavirus pandemic

Alvin Tedjo, former Ontario Liberal Party Leader candidate for 2020 and Shelly Krieder Li, a family pratice nurse at Woman’s College Hospital talk about how they and their loved ones have been affected by the racism surrounding COVID-19 and the Canadian Chinese community. Also a brief discussion of what is happening nationally with COVID-19 and racism.