canada-vs-covid-featureWe’ve rounded up some quintessential candids showing how Canadians are staying to their roots while managing the global COVID-19 pandemic. While everyone deals with change differently, Canadians will always be Canadians.

  1. Innovative journalists make it work with a classic Canadian multi-tool.
    A collage of resporters using a microphone that has been taped hockey stick to ensure physical distance.

  1. No birthday parties allowed? That’s okay, we’ll find a way to celebrate!

 

Two pictures of drive-by birthday wishes during the COVID-19 pandemic.Images: @halifaxnoisekids

 


  1. We are spending as much time in the great outdoors as we can but it is still Spring… and even Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gets cold.

  1. We’re learning new lyrics with the legendary Dave Carroll:

 

Or timing it just right with a chorus of a Nova Scotian classic:


  1. Even with a 6-foot distance rule, Canadians are finding ways to be healthy and socialize with family and friends.

 

Two people walking socially distant, using a hockey stick to measure 6 feet between them.If you can't tell, that is yet again another hockey stick.

 


  1. Whether it is Christmas lights or paper hearts, people are keeping spirits high and showing their appreciation for frontline workers.

 Hearts made from lights illuminated on the exterior of buildings.


  1. A polite twist from Sorry to Thank You.
 Praising Dr. Strang: Community says thank you to one of their own.

  1. You will definitely still catch us in (physically distant) lines for our favourite beverages.

A lineup of socially-distant people waiting in line at their local liquor store. 


  1. Canadians are spreading generosity in any way possible, from serving hot meals to truck drivers, to providing groceries and supplies to those in need. Here are just a few of our favourites stories of how Canadians are lending a hand: 

‘They need me’: N.S. woman giving free meals to truckers amid COVID-19 closures

These stores are reserving shopping hours for seniors

Justin Trudeau Shared A Thread Of COVID-19 Good News & It’s The Boost We Needed


  1. And last but certainly not least, Dalhousie University is on route to finding a vaccine for COVID-19.

Dalhousie research team prepares for clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine


As COVID-19 continues we want to remind everyone about the importance of practicing safe social/physical distancing. Try your best to help out where you can and use this time of uncertainty to spread positivity and joy to those around you.

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