By Thérèse Bo-Wenge
The COVID-19 outbreak has allowed for the emergence of new trends to keep the world busy during the self-isolation period. To support more accessibility to Ontarians we’ve seen new trends on social media and streaming sites, new food delivery policies and even new shifts in online shopping and education.
By Daniella English
Social distancing. Self-isolation. Quarantine. These words are now a part of our daily vocabulary. But the effects and ramifications of these practices can often leave us feeling distant and depressed. How do we balance our mental well being with that of our physical health?
Here are FIVE ways to help you find that balance and manage your mental health to beat the COVID-19.
By Janica Maya (@janicamaya)
During the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in many countries, people are encouraged to practice proper hygiene and cleanliness.
However, not all people view hygiene and cleanliness the same way, as different countries practice it in different ways. There may be some bathroom habits that may seem peculiar for us Westerners, or certain things we do that may seem odd to other cultures
By Kassandra Sharma (@_kassandrasabrina)
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic is something none of us could anticipate. For a short while there, it seemed like it wouldn’t have become the beast that it is today. It seems that it is becoming an increasingly difficult task to stay stimulated for those of us responsible and practicing social distancing by staying at home.
By Elesha Nicholls (@e_glomez)
Just because you have to stay in the house doesn’t mean it has to feel like you are. Here are some ways you can make the most out of your home-cation.
By Shafniya Kanagaratnam
“The constant denial of these anti-Black conditions, means that Black people must take extraordinary risks just to expose the violence we experience.”
Desmond Cole is a journalist, radio host and activist originally, from Red Deer, Alberta, now based in Toronto, Ontario. The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power documents his journey and experiences through the year 2017 against anti-Black racism in Canada. He covers the story behind his departure as a columnist for the Toronto Star, the rise of Black Lives Matter Toronto (BLMTO), his arrest during a police board meeting, his fight against Canada’s deportation and immigration policy, as well as his own personal experiences with anti-Black racism.