Post Tagged with: "social distancing"

Back to the One-Room Schoolhouse?

Back to the One-Room Schoolhouse?

August 5, 2020 at 2:47 pm

As predicted, the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s long-awaited plan for getting students back to school in September has been met with push-back and “yeah-buts” from both opposition parties, the NSTU and CUPE Nova Scotia, who feel it is short on details about how, exactly, it’sRead More

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, COVID-19 update, 5 April 2020.

NS Covid Update for Weekend of April 4-5

April 5, 2020 at 6:23 pm

Nova Scotia announced 29 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and 26 on Sunday for a total of 55 new cases and 262 cases overall.  Nova Scotia says that six people are now in hospital and 53 have recovered from COVID-19. (Remember, this is a look backward, we’re seeing peopleRead More

Emery Barnes Park Playground, Vancouver, during coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by GoToVan from Vancouver, Canada / CC BY SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Preliminary Thoughts on a Pandemic

March 25, 2020 at 1:21 pm

There’s a passage in Emily St. John Mandel’s wonderful (and surprisingly not too depressing) book, Station Eleven, about the world before, during, and after a pandemic which I want to quote at length because it captures better than anything else I know how I am feeling right now. It goesRead More