Category: Special Sections

Sikh youth group helping South Asian seniors balance mask wearing with religious wear

A group of young volunteers is working at Calgary’s Dashmesh Culture Centre to help Sikh seniors with safety and proper mask use, which is an issue for some in the community. Some men struggle with their beards and turbans when it comes to wearing a mask correctly, and can also find it difficult to access the protective equipment and information they […]

Virtual classes, part-time studies and deferred starts: How teens are facing post-secondary in a pandemic

As classes at many Canadian colleges and universities continue online, a new crop of students is already priming for September — without knowledge of what school will look like come autumn.  “It is too early to say what the world will look like at the beginning of the next academic year. Our recommendation to students and universities is to keep […]

Canada on verge of deal to make COVID-19 vaccines at home

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today is expected to announce the makings of an agreement to produce COVID-19 vaccines within Canada. Industry Minister Francois-Phillipe Champagne tells The Canadian Press the government is moving quickly to start making COVID-19 vaccines itself, instead of being entirely reliant on foreign production for the most sought-after product in the world. […]

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