Sharing acts of #covidkindness and uplifting stories from the front lines of Canadian health care.

Nous partageons les gestes d’#EntraideCOVID19 et les récits inspirants des gens œuvrant en premières lignes.

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15 days ago

Hamilton organization helps staff pay it forward with a warm meal

We Feed The Need is making it their mission to lift spirits and help feed frontline health care workers.

Canadian doctor publishes their personal journal after 14 days as ward physician for COVID patients

When the pandemic hit, Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz was put in charge of the COVID Ward; all infected non-ICU patients at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.
11 days ago

Canadian designer John Fluevog released a limited edition shoe in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

The shoes were released for pre-sale on April 23 and sold out within a few hours.
9 days ago

Meet the Raptors ‘Superfan’ driving around Toronto handing out free meals

The #MealsontheMove project has delivered thousands of meals to health care workers, first responders, shelters, food banks, and more.
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Trio of med students creating digital portraits of health care workers

Echogram, run by three medical students from UBC and U of T, offers hand-drawn portraits in exchange for donations to the Frontline Fund, which supports Canadian hospitals.

26hr photo project: "I was very scared in the beginning..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.

Toronto violinist helps hospital patients celebrate birthdays

Gemma Donn's virtual performances provide birthday cheer for isolated patients.
3 days ago

London hospital workers wearing larger photo ID badges to reassure patients

Staff at London Health Sciences Centre clip the bigger photos of themselves dressed casually and smiling to the outside of their PPE, so patients can see what they look like underneath.
4 days ago

99-year-old WW2 veteran is walking 100km to fundraise for hospitals

George Markow has been walking everyday for months in the hopes of raising $100,000.
4 days ago

Meals for Heroes Ottawa feeds healthcare workers and the homeless

University of Ottawa students start new initiative to provide healthy meals prepared by local caterers.

Musical bus provides entertainment for isolated seniors

Mixbus Studio is spreading summer cheer on a tour of Quebec's long-term care homes.

Red Deer family builds a special library for tween with autism

11-year-old David Bowie loves the public library, but since it’s closed due to COVID-19, the Schurman family created one he can visit safely.
5 days ago

Specialized transparent masks developed for hard-of-hearing

Ottawa couple finds "clear" solution for the overlooked needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
5 days ago

University of Saskatchewan medical students connect with isolated seniors

Madeline Parker, a medical student, is participating in weekly phone calls with seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Promising results for University of Saskatchewan COVID-19 vaccine

A vaccine produced by the University of Saskatchewan has proven "highly effective" in ferrets.
6 days ago

Check this app before heading to your grocery store to see what’s available

Saskatchewan professor Dr. Melanie Morrison created the crowd-sourced What’s in Stock app to help people prevent wasted trips to the store during COVID-19.

26hr photo project: "The hardest part of being on call is..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.

Facebook group connects Ottawa kids and seniors through art

Group participants build art projects around a weekly theme, which are then delivered to a local long-term care facility.

VIDEO: Emergency room doctors won’t back down from the fight against COVID-19

Docs that Rock, a band composed of Canadian emergency physicians, have created an inspiring video cover of Tom Petty’s classic song.
8 days ago

Ottawa six-year-old raises more than $5,000 for long-term care home

Lennox Donnelly's original goal was to raise $50, and ended up with a hundred times that.
8 days ago

Online farmers' market housed in a Dartmouth theatre keeping vendors and customers connected

Alderney Landing Community Centre’s theatre and farmers’ market had to close due to COVID-19, but employees are sorting and fulfilling online orders for curbside pickup.
9 days ago

Meet the Raptors ‘Superfan’ driving around Toronto handing out free meals

The #MealsontheMove project has delivered thousands of meals to health care workers, first responders, shelters, food banks, and more.

26hr photo project: "I am choosing to be hopeful."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
10 days ago

VIDÉO: Le déconfinement expliqué aux enfants

Avec autant de confusion, inquiétude, et de questions reliées à la COVID-19, voici une vidéo pour aider les jeunes à comprendre le déconfinement.
10 days ago

Donated tablets allow Toronto hospitals to safely connect patients with their families

Hospital staff worked quickly to install communications apps on the tablets so people can see and speak with hospitalized family members who cannot receive visitors.
11 days ago

Canadian designer John Fluevog released a limited edition shoe in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

The shoes were released for pre-sale on April 23 and sold out within a few hours.
11 days ago

NS teacher 3D printing "ear savers" for health care workers

Tim Coombs has distributed 17,000 to date and continues daily production.