Struggling in the shadows: Pandemic leaves backstage workers facing financial, mental health crises
Backstage workers in the country’s live entertainment industry are struggling with mental health issues, but little research exists to highlight their predicament. Lydon Thorpe produced sound for live entertainment on a cruise ship starting almost every day at 9 a.m. and ending work around midnight for six months. After that,…
Young Asian Canadians hardest hit by discrimination in Canada, survey shows
A new survey on anti-Asian discrimination shows young people are more likely to be affected.
Grassroots group helps people navigate Ontario’s complex vaccination appointment system
An organization in Toronto is trying to get vulnerable people in the community vaccinated by helping them overcome the confusion many are facing while booking appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.