What we’re learning from COVID-19 could help us confront climate change

by David Korzinski | April 30, 2021 9:56 am

By Shachi Kurl, President

As Canadians navigate byzantine vaccination systems, fight for paid sick days, and grieve for otherwise healthy loved ones some of whom are now, horrifyingly, dying alone in their sleep, COVID-19 robs us of something more still: the mental and emotional capacity to think about much else.

In what other circumstances would an all-out political and leadership disaster at the head of the Canadian military not be the only story dominating headlines? In what other circumstances would analysis and coverage of a federal budget as extraordinary as this year’s dissipate in a matter of days?

Endnotes:
  1. one-in-six Canadians: https://angusreid.org/vaccine-astrazeneca-johnson/
  2. Ottawa Citizen’s site: https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/kurl-what-were-learning-from-covid-19-could-help-us-confront-climate-change

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