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Do You Recognize Toronto? Capturing how COVID-19 has Changed Canada’s Biggest City

Toronto photojournalist Shan Qiao goes around the country’s largest city to document how Canadians are adapting to a lockdown due to the deadly COVID-19.

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Parents Use New Family Time to Help Kids Rediscover their Roots

Several parents are putting social isolation to good use, taking time to teach their children about their immigrant heritage. This story traces their lineage and finds out why it matters to these families and the country.  

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Sounding the Alarm Over Canada’s Language Gaps in Pandemic Information

Public health and safety guidelines change on a daily basis as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across Canada. Information is conveyed in English, French and sign language, but there’s concern that important and even life-saving information is not being translated for newcomers who don’t comprehensively understand either of Canada’s official languages.

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Three Books by African Authors that Helped Me Feel at Home in Canada

African authors offer rich narratives that have played a key role in shaping my thought process around relocating to a new country. From the complexities of growing up to confronting life-altering realities to the feeling of displacement that immigrants face – these stories will resonate with Canadian immigrants. Here is an introduction to three authors who tell stories of universal truths to the African diaspora.

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