Tag: Community

Was Canada quick enough to curb COVID-19? Experts say there was community spread as early as March 1

Did Canadian health officials act fast enough to curb community transmission of COVID-19? This week’s growth in positive tests, from people infected earlier in March, suggests they did not. While infectious disease experts say it is believed Canada had community transmission as early as March 1, governments did not bring in “physical” or “social” distancing…

Netflix relief fund to benefit Canadian groups providing aid to arts community

Netflix has announced a $ 100 million (U.S.) global relief fund to support workers in the creative community, including Canada’s, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Ted Sarandos, the streaming giant’s chief content officer, says in a blog post that most of the fund will go toward support for the hardest-hit workers on Netflix’s own productions around…

Sacramento constructing $5.6M tiny home community for homeless

A Sacramento church is transforming its sanctuary and land to help tackle the mounting homelessness crisis in the California capital. St. Paul Church of God is leasing a plot of land to the city to house 24 tiny cabin-like structures, each for two people, between the ages of 18 to 24 years old, according to the local news. “Our community…