On Friday, May 8th, tune in to ‘In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story’. It’s a multi-platform storytelling project made from photographs, videos, and first-hand accounts of how the coronavirus pandemic has affected people’s lives and communities – and how it’s bringing us all together.
The last couple of months have been unusually difficult for everyone. If you need a reminder that we’re all in this together, tune in tonight at 8pm for ‘The Call to Unite’. It’s a 24-hour livestreaming event featuring world leaders, artists, poets, storytellers, and more.
Disappointed that High Park is closed to visitors this year while the cherry trees are in bloom? No need to worry: the city has multiple virtual cherry blossom experiences planned so that you can enjoy the view from home. There’s even a 24-hour BloomCam so that you can check in on the blossoming trees any time!
A few weeks ago, we shared a story about a WWII veteran who raised upwards of £28 million for the National Health Service by walking laps of his back garden. Now, this 6- year-old boy with spina bifida has taken up the mantle by walking 10 metres a day to to raise money in support of health-care workers fighting coronavirus.
Here’s a fun way to get in touch with your creative side: The Getty Museum in Los Angeles has issued a challenge to its social media followers to recreate a famous work of art using household objects and people.
If you’re looking for an opportunity to gain valuable skills for the workplace during lockdown, check out this virtual, pay-what-you-can training program. It’s designed to help you develop new skills at a price you can afford, even if that means the course is free.
Get ready for a special, star-studded event this Sunday evening: Canada’s major broadcasters are uniting to present ‘Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble’, an hour-long special in support of front-line health care workers in Canada.
Did you know that post-secondary students who don’t qualify for CERB may be eligible for $1,250 per month to help ease the financial burden of Covid-19? And that’s not all – new student grants and jobs are also on the way.
Here’s some inspiring news from the UK: A 99-year-old WWII veteran raised £14 million for the National Health Service by walking laps of his back garden. It just goes to show what a huge difference one person can make. There’s even a petition to give him a knighthood for his efforts!