While public health measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19 have made some Canadians feel lonely or isolated, experts say these restrictions have had the opposite effect on others, leaving families and couples who live and work in the same space with little time for themselves.
One of Canada’s most famous dessert treats, the Nanaimo Bar, was recently featured in the New York Times' online cooking page, and has subsequently sparked a playful online debate about its authenticity among Canadians.
An Alaska Indigenous cultural organization and the luxury department store Neiman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over the sale of a coat with a copyrighted, geometric design borrowed from Indigenous culture.
Instead of unpleasant nasal swab tests, A Dutch inventor asks participants to step into an airlocked cabin and to scream, or sing. An industrial air purifier collects all the particles emitted, which are then analyzed for COVID-19.
Research suggests that even a 10-minute phone call can help ease the loneliness, depression and anxiety that has set in since the start of the pandemic. An empathetic ear and a phone is all that’s required.