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PANDEMIC #9- Mend the World

June 24, 2020

After a stroke left him locked in his own body, Rabbi Ronnie Cahana has found ways to lead an incredibly full life. Then the pandemic came. It swept through Quebec, leaving a trail of devastation. Today, Rabbi Cahana is one of the thousands of Quebeckers left stranded in the middle of one of the worst disasters in modern Canadian history.

PANDEMIC #8- Hunger Strike

June 17, 2020

Innis Ingram’s mother is his hero. But today, she’s living in one of the worst hit long-term care homes in Ontario. She has a terminal illness. Dozens and dozens of people around her have died, including her friend and roommate. And she’s had minimal human contact for three months. But even though he can’t be there with her, Innis is determined to get her the care she needs.

PANDEMIC #7- The Frontline

June 3, 2020

Long-term care workers are in the vanguard in the war against COVID-19. They’re not the kinds of workers who get movies or TV shows made about them. In fact, their stories are rarely told. But not only are they battling heroically against this pandemic. They’re fighting for recognition and respect within a system built to marginalize them.

Isolation Interview: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell

May 29, 2020

“My biggest fear is that not enough will change, and not enough lessons will be learned.”

Isolation Interview: Kaie Kellough

May 27, 2020

“I had a confrontation with someone in the line up for a grocery store… and that moment of slow honeyed ease was totally interrupted.”

PANDEMIC #6- Northwood

May 27, 2020

Over the last two months, Nova Scotians have endured tragedy upon tragedy. The worst mass murder in modern Canadian history. A helicopter crash and the death of a Snowbirds’ pilot. And all the while, COVID-19 ravaged the biggest long-term care home in Atlantic Canada.

Isolation Interview: Xanthe Vallentin

May 26, 2020

“I’m going to be very careful about how much I leave my property until there’s a vaccine.”

#327 A Crime Reporter Exposes The Child Welfare System

May 24, 2020

The child welfare system is failing Indigenous children, and APTN’s Kenneth Jackson can’t stop covering it.

Isolation Interview: Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

May 22, 2020

“After this pandemic, we can create a new normal that’s better for everyone.”

Isolation Interview: Omar El Akkad

May 20, 2020

“The job of fiction is to intrude on reality and instead we’re living in a situation where reality is intruding on the fictional.”

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