Canada’s COVID-19 supports are being updated to include specific help for “artists and cultural workers,” according to the prime minister.

In a series of tweets on March 2, Justin Trudeau confirmed that federal funding would be put aside to help workers in the arts get more opportunities and support “for years to come.”

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After a tumultuous year, the Kensington Market Business Improvement Area is calling out for help.

They say that 21 businesses have closed permanently in the last 12 months.

Kensington Market BIA posted a graphic to their Instagram page, including a detailed list of shuttered businesses and their demands for revitalization. 

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Toronto's health-care system is on its way to being reworked to ensure that what happened to Joyce Echaquan won't happen here. 

Narcity spoke to the Strategic Lead in Indigenous Health at Temerty Medicine (University of Toronto), Dr. Lisa Richardson, to learn about future initiatives that will be implemented to keep Indigenous and Black patients safe in Toronto hospitals. 

Richardson, who is of mixed Anishinaabe descent, shared some of the practices that those in healthcare can expect to be using in the future, and how institutions will be held accountable. 

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Empty your stomachs, open your ears and get ready for an amazing time! In less than three weeks, Richmond will play host to one of British Columbia's largest food and music festivals. The festival celebrates Richmond's cultural diversity and best of all, admission is completely free!

The 2017 Richmond World Festival is returning to British Columbia and it looks to be bigger than ever! The festival takes place at Minoru Park and Richmond Cultural Plaza, and will run on September 1st (4 PM-11 PM) and Septmber 2nd (11 AM-11 PM). 

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