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.
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 Ontario, the position of student trustee is coming under fire after being a fixture of the province’s education landscape for 21 years. Former student trustees, many of whom are just finishing their terms in office, are taking to social media to call out racism, sexism, and elitism in their school boards.
For many day camps in Ontario, operating in-person activities isn’t worth the risk. To protect the health of employees and campers, some camps decided to offer their programming completely online this season. Sisters Ruth Bryce and Rebekah Dillman, who were both set to run camps this season, faced the summer’s uncertainty together.
Many Toronto residents are frustrated that borrowing books isn’t as easy under COVID-19 restrictions. To them, a closed library is an inconvenience. But for people experiencing homelessness in Toronto, being able to access library services is often crucial.