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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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COVID-19’s Environmental Footprint: Cleaner Air Far Offset by Increased Use of Plastics

Plastic waste is piling up in landfills and polluting waterways, but the movement to cut down on plastic is being knocked off course by COVID-19, as retailers turn increasingly to single-use solutions to contain the virus.

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Canadian Software Company in China Re-Opens Amid Fears of ‘Second Wave’

With the coronavirus appearing to now be under control in the country where it started, China is firing up its economic engine. But as one Canadian entrepreneur found, rejuvenating business will require focusing on new opportunities.

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Part 3: Online Chatter of ‘Black Immunity’ to COVID-19 Not Based in Evidence

This is the last in our 3-part series on how the pandemic is affecting specific immigrant communities. African Canadians, it seems, face a particular challenge: a reported low current rate of infection, but worried about historical trends that suggest the worst is yet to come.

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PART 2: Forced to Adapt Due to COVID-19, South Asian Immigrants Concerned about Underlying Health Conditions

This is part of our series on how the pandemic is affecting specific immigrant communities. For Canada’s South Asian communities, the risk is met with an added layer of concern given statistics showing this group has a higher incidence of underlying health conditions that make any infection far more severe.

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PART 1: Debate Around Wearing Masks Gets Fierce in Chinese Community

NCM presents Part 1 of a Three-Part Series about how Canadian immigrant communities are handling the COVID-19 pandemic. First, we begin with the Chinese-Canadian community, followed by personal stories from within African and Indian diasporas.

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