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Cinemas Forced to Rethink Operations in the Pandemic Age

After weeks of discussion between the Movie Theatre Association of Canada and the provincial government, the majority of theatres in Ontario reopened for the August long weekend. But how will theatres adjust to the realities of operating in a pandemic?

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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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