Emma Healey is a writer from Toronto. Her latest book, Best Young Woman Job Book: A Memoir, was just released by Random House Canada.
In the middle of the night, palliative care doctor Joshua Wales drives across the city, making house calls to people during the most emotionally complex, vulnerable moments of their lives.
When the pandemic hit, my partner’s status as an organ transplant recipient became the organizing principle of our lives. As the city opens up, our risk calculations have become more impossible than ever.
Every hour is a hundred years long, and each day is over before it’s begun. In a pandemic, everyone has their own personal theory on the passage of time.