In this issue
A one-size-fits-all-approach hasn’t worked at any stage of the pandemic. Why do we think it will work in schools this year?
A new survey from The Local and Humber River Hospital reveals a multitude of reasons people delayed their vaccine and one big reason they finally got it.
Middle-class neighbourhoods haven’t been the focus of accelerated vaccination. Now they’re home to more than half a million under-vaccinated Torontonians.
With the Delta variant making second dose distribution urgent, new data reveals Toronto’s highest-risk neighbourhoods are being left behind.
Almost three-quarters of Toronto adults have received their first vaccine. Next comes the hard part.
Weekly progress updates on vaccination efforts in the GTA's highest-risk neighbourhoods.
As vaccination rates plateau, a new army of outreach workers is canvassing pockets of the city missed by the initial rollout.
When the pandemic hit Peel, it wasn’t the government that stepped in, but an army of citizens that mobilized to feed their neighbours, set up pop-up clinics, and demand better for their community.
Sometime soon, responsibility for vaccinations in Toronto will need to shift to primary care doctors. Is there a plan?
This year, we thought we’d figured out how to do Ramadan in a pandemic. Then the vaccine rollout began.
The city’s Black communities has been disproportionately affected by COVID. Now these physicians and community leaders are working to make sure they don’t also go unvaccinated.
Overwhelmed phone lines, frantic group texts, frustration and relief—inside the first week of pop-up clinics in a region desperate for vaccines.
The City of Toronto clinics are well-funded operations that were supposed to be the engines of the city’s vaccination drive. Why are pop ups in parking lots delivering four times as many doses a day?
Not enough support, not enough testing, not enough vaccines—Peel has been neglected at every step of the pandemic, and the results have been devastating.
Malvern has one of the highest COVID positivity rates in the city and only got its first pop-up clinic today. People here are used to feeling left behind.
Relief, joy, and no hesitancy at a pop-up clinic at Jane and Finch, the postal code with the lowest vaccination rates in the city.
New data reveals that Ontario’s vaccine strategy is missing the most vulnerable areas of Toronto.
There are 25 pharmacies in the five Toronto neighbourhoods worst-hit by COVID. Why weren’t any of them chosen to administer vaccines?