Episode 4

Aug 13, 2020

Caring for each other during COVID-19

Anicka Quin talks to inspirational local heroes and learns how they organized help for seniors, people who are immunocompromised, refugees, and newcomers to Canada.

Episode 4

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Anicka Quin talks to inspirational local heroes, including Avery Shannon, Chris Friesen, and Ian Marcuse, as they discuss what community really means during a crisis. They tell the stories of those who needed support, the communities that care, and what listeners can do to help.

  • Avery Shannon discusses how helping each other went viral with the Facebook group Facebook group COVID-19 Coming Together

  • Chris Friesen shares how the Immigrant Services Society of BC is helping those new to Canada and what life has been like for new refugee and immigrant families that arrived amid the pandemic

  • Ian Marcuse talks about mobilizing the Grandview Woodland Food Connection. They've brought together local restaurants, farmers and volunteers to help thousands of households.

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