As Quebec approaches the third anniversary of its ban on face coverings—often referred to as its “niqab ban”—Muslim women in the province are wryly noting the government’s recent change in opinion when it comes to face coverings in light of the global pandemic.
Faced with so much uncertainty, and with so many unanswered questions, many hospitality workers are now seriously questioning their commitment to the industry and whether they have a future in it.
Canadian athletes attending university in the US are facing barriers such as rising COVID-19 cases on campus and quarantine measures
Choosing between online and in-person schooling can be especially difficult for parents of children with developmental disabilities who are considering a return to the classroom during COVID-19. Sensory issues with mask-wearing, the need for movement within the classroom, and difficulty understanding physical distancing could affect a parent’s decision to send their child to school.
In Prince Edward County, Ont., business owners and residents are struggling to adapt to a tourism season during COVID-19. Despite initial fears for the economic damage the pandemic would bring, the return of visitors to the county is sparking new tensions for locals.
In August, The Pigeon’s photo editor Spencer Colby visited The Netherlands. In photos, here’s how COVID-19 is changing international travel for Canadians abroad.
As COVID-19 restrictions loosen, many businesses are finding ways to serve their customers within the new normal. However, independent movie theatres are in an interesting position. Without any real way to generate revenue comparable to pre-COVID averages, most had to sit still and wait for good news, hoping for the best.
The Kims and the Jungs own Korean fried chicken restaurants on different sides of the country, but they have two things in common—a love for their culture’s food, and a goal to share it with other Canadians.
In a city council meeting on Aug. 6, Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps and Councillor Charlayne Thornton-Joe jointly filed a motion to remove newspaper boxes from city-owned property. This reflects wider perceptions about the dwindling role of physical newspapers in other communities.
For young Vancouver Island residents who aren’t ‘out’ about their LGBTQ2S+ identity and don’t have access to transport, it’s nearly impossible to attend Pride events in secret. As a result of COVID-19, the ability to discreetly access Pride events online can make participating in the local LGBTQ2S+ community more accessible for youth.