Federal leaders mark the bitter anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic
Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau marks March 11 as a day to commemorate those who lost their lives and were affected by COVID-19.
Lookahead ’21: Alberta seniors club helps community battle pandemic isolation
For many members of the Okotoks and District Seniors Club, which serves the town of 31,000 south of Calgary, the pandemic has meant learn how to use technology or face long stretches of loneliness. “The main thing for the seniors is the social aspect,” said Valerie Thom, the club’s outreach co-ordinator. And connecting people remains the ODSC’s priority today. Even…
The 25th Hour: Fall 2020, Episode 2, Work-arounds
In the second episode of the 25th Hour Fall 2020 program, hear the stories of Canadians that found creative work-arounds to the roadblocks created by the pandemic.
The 25th Hour: Hit The Streets offers mutual aid in the age of social media
Utilizing the powers of technology as well as good-old fashioned boots on pavement, Kingsley Swim and Luxe Mulvari are bringing their mutual aid program to individuals across Ottawa – providing meals, PPE, and harm reduction resources to all who need it.
The 25th Hour: Following the Rainbow Brick Road
Jeffry Quan volunteers with Rainbow Brick Road, an initiative sponsoring a refugee couple, with which he shares a personal connection.
The 25th Hour: Hauler turns its creativity to a new way of touring during pandemic
When COVID-19 hit, Celtic band Hauler had to cancel their tour and find new ways to promote their first album.
The 25th Hour: Spreading laughs, not germs
Stand-Up Comedy with Pierre Brault has offered stand-up classes for those looking to break into the art. Now, it serves a new purpose during the pandemic.
The 25th Hour: How the Mississauga Music Industry is Surviving the Pandemic
The music industry has been hit hard by the pandemic. Here’s how Demetrius Nath is helping Mississauga’s music scene through it.
The 25th Hour: On parade to beat the pandemic blues
Northern Saskatchewan town finds way to celebrate and connect during COVID-19 by organizing parades.
The 25th Hour: The Year of Virtual Holidays
As the holiday season grows nearer and COVID-19 cases spike, seasonal Santa Claus portrayers must find a way to work around health guidelines and spread cheer.
The 25th Hour: Learning in a virtual world
Three students living in Doha, Cairo, and London, are all studying online in Ottawa as a result of the pandemic.
The 25th Hour: Fall 2020 Episode 1, Connection
As we all settle in to the new normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 25th Hour team has found a new middle ground for their work.