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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COVID-19 Fallout: Global Travel Bans Delay The Canadian Dream

As borders close to contain the spread of COVID-19, immigrants hoping to settle in Canada are seeing their long-awaited plans derailed. New Canadian Media talks to people trying to move from India to Canada, whose lives have suddenly been thrown into limbo.

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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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