Maureen Taylor was a leading health journalist during the SARS pandemic. Now, in the era of COVID-19, she’s working on a different front line as a Physician’s Assistant in Infectious Diseases at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto.
World News Day 2020
As COVID-19 hit the world, the question of Taiwan joining WHO has become an urgent and sensitive topic worldwide.
Zosia Bielski covers gender, sexuality, social dynamics and contemporary culture in her role as a senior journalist for The Globe and Mail.
A wave of political tension has swept Hong Kong since 2019, from the proposal of the anti-extradition bill movement to the outbreak of COVID-19, followed by the implementation of National Security Law.
In the past decade, with the digital disruption and decline of traditional news, jobs in the journalism industry had become sparse to begin with. Now, the pandemic has further worsened prospects for those trying to break into the field.
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.
The idea of saving the environment by buying new clothes seems far-fetched. Yet, a Toronto-based kidswear brand called Nudnik made it possible. The company sells colourful T-shirts for children aged 1 to 6 made with 100 per cent organic cotton
The federal Liberals are standing with the LGBTQ community and has introduced a bill to ban conversion therapy nationwide.
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.
Funeral Lakes will have their album-release show on January 17, 2020, at Sneaky Dee’s in Toronto.The partners in life and music released their first album in December. Their apocalypse-folk-rock band, Funeral Lakes, sings about climate activism.