Dr. Andrew Boozary spent Wednesday, April 28, helping out at a Toronto vaccine site in the Rexdale neighbourhood, even handing out umbrellas and garbage bags to people standing in the rainy lineup, which wound around the block.
"This is the home stretch," he told Narcity in a phone interview on Wednesday afternoon. "This is the race of our lifetime."
this is rexdale. the lineups are not ‘vaccine hesitancy’ — this is about access and the structural determinants of… https://t.co/UGuAkaQlV6
— Andrew Baback Boozary MD (@Andrew Baback Boozary MD)1619617968.0
Dr. Boozary is the Executive Director of Social Medicine at Toronto's University Health Network, and he told Narcity that he hopes lines will get smaller as more and more people get vaccinated.
"Don't be deterred [by difficulty accessing the vaccine]," Dr. Boozary said. "We know how much this is shifting us forward, how much this is propelling us forward. [..] And we really just have to keep on the hope, keep fighting and moving, and continuing to have solidarity with one another. We have to take care of each other."
"We need to be getting vaccines out to where the fires are," he added. "It is been a tale of two pandemics in certain neighbourhoods being on fire throughout the pandemic, and where we have life-saving measures now and multiple vaccines, we have to ensure that they're out in communities and accessible to communities, because we know that the calculus is life and death right now."
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If you've been binging the show and you're wondering where Jupiter's Legacy filming locations were, then wonder no more — the show is jam-packed full of Toronto and Ontario landmarks and here are just a few of the most notable examples.
Actress Aiza Ntibarikure, who plays Sierra (or Ectoplex) on Jupiter's Legacy, told Narcity the club scene in episode 4 — which almost ends in a fight between Sierra and Chloe — was actually filmed at Rebel, the massive nightclub on Polson Pier. With plenty of neon colours and strobe lights, the interior looks very similar to what you'd expect to find at a Toronto nightclub (minus the superheroes, though).
Old City Hall
This one's an easy spot for anybody who knows Toronto well! When The Utopian, Lady Liberty and Brainwave confront an angry crowd of protesters at the start of Episode Two, they're standing on the steps of Old City Hall in downtown Toronto made out to play the part of the Union Of Justice headquarters.
According to a filming notice posted by the town of Millbrook, Ontario (just outside of Peterborough), the town's main road of King Street was shut down for several days in August 2019 to act as a village in Kansas in Jupiter's Legacy. You can find the town featured in Episode Four, according to TheCinemaholic.com.
This 10,000-sq. ft house is used as Chloe's apartment throughout the show, but in reality, it's an ultra-modern mansion in Hoggs Hollow, Toronto. The house isn't on the market anymore, but it was retailing for $10 million — the kind of price that's fit for a superhero.
#JupitersLegacy is filming on Adelaide right now!
Three Super Heroes on set.
@TOFilming_EM @yvrshoots… https://t.co/SIJbYyofw5
Another downtown filming location! According to Toronto Filming on Twitter, Adelaide Street was taken over in July 2019 to film scenes with Josh Duhamel (The Utopian) and Andrew Horton (Paragon) as well. You can spot the same bullet-riddled police car and toppled truck on Adelaide Street in Episode One.
George Street Diner
George Street Diner, an old-school joint in downtown Toronto, serves as the meeting place for Josh Duhamel (The Utopian) and Ian Quinlan (Hutch) in Episode Five according to AtlasOfWonders.com. Sharp-eyed viewers might even be able to spot the cursive logo hidden behind the drawn blinds in the show.
According to AtlasOfWonders, the exterior of the Sampson Steel building in Jupiter's Legacy is the Canada Permanent Trust Building on Bay Street in Toronto. It's an appropriate spot to film the stock market crashing, then, considering that there are plenty of stressed bankers walking around there in real life as well.
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The young star has 22 RBIs and 7 home runs in 32 games this season, so he doesn't exactly need help with his hitting, but Blue Jays fans will no doubt be excited to see just how good he can be with some meaningful footwear on as well.
If you're a Toronto millennial and you want to own a house, you should've been making nearly $200,000 a year before you were born.
That's according to a new report from the National Bank of Canada (NBC), released on May 4, which breaks down house prices in Toronto and calculates how long it takes to save up for a down payment on condos and non-condos in various Canadian cities.
The NBC reported that buying the average Toronto down payment on a house or non-condo would take an enormous 24.75 years (or 297 months) while on $183,594 yearly household income and putting away 10% each month.
Buying a Toronto condo isn't that much cheaper now, the NBC said; a Toronto household needs to make $125,202 each year and save up for 51 months to snag a down payment according to the data.
But Toronto isn't even the most expensive city on the list — that honour goes to Vancouver, where residents have to save up for over 30 years to put a down payment on a non-condo.