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Grass Park in Brooklin, April 6, 2020

A picture of a closed sign due to the COVID-19 outbreak at Grass Park located at 41 Baldwin Street in Brooklin, Ontario.

Grass Park in Brooklin, April 6, 2020
Brooklin Kinsmen Park

A picture of the closed sign due to the COVID-19 outbreak on the pavilion at the Brooklin Kinsmen Park located behind the Brooklin Community Centre ...

Brooklin Kinsmen Park
Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 Flyer - English

A one-page, double-sided flyer published by the Public Health Agency of Canada. I received this in the mail sometime in mid-March 2020.

Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 Flyer - English
Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 Flyer - French

A one-page, double-sided flyer published by the Public Health Agency of Canada. I received this in the mail sometime in mid-March 2020.

Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 Flyer - French
What I Learned from the Coronavirus

After the first week of our self-isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic, Terry O’Brien asked his grandchildren (Harper 6, Hayden 5, and Asher 4) ...

What I Learned from the Coronavirus
Sidewalk Chalk: We Will Get Through This Together

This photo was taken on 2020-04-17 in front of a residence on King Street South, south of Burns Street. The message to all passerby is "We will get ...

Sidewalk Chalk: We Will Get Through This Together
Scotiabank Downtown Whitby

This photo was taken on 2020-04-17. The photo depicts the signage put up by Scotiabank during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the signs reads, ...

Scotiabank Downtown Whitby
Oshawa Costco Line Up

Outside of Costco in Oshawa on Easter Monday.

Oshawa Costco Line Up
What is Your Vision for Whitby's Cultural Future?

This photo was taken on 2020-04-17. It depicts a publicly accessible chalkboard on the side of the building that formerly housed the Whitby Chamber ...

What is Your Vision for Whitby's Cultural Future?
Tap and Tankard Closed

This photo was taken 2020-04-07 and depicts the northeast corner of the Tap and Tankard at 224 Brock Street South in Whitby. There is a sign at the ...

Tap and Tankard Closed
Dollarama at Whitby Plaza

This photo was taken on 2020-04-07 and depicts the Dollarama at the Whitby Plaza, located at 303 Brock Street South. The photo depicts the ...

Dollarama at Whitby Plaza
Centennial Park Closure

This photo was taken on 2020-04-17 and depicts the east-facing side of Centennial Park on Brock Street. At the pathway entrance is a sign indicating ...

Centennial Park Closure
Stay Home sign at Centennial Park

This photo was taken on 2020-04-17 and depicts a large standalone sign at the eastern side of Centennial Park. The sign says: "whitby.ca/coronavirus ...

Stay Home sign at Centennial Park
HMA Sign Thanking Frontline Workers

This photo was taken on 2020-04-17 and depicts a banner sign hung from two trees in front of HMA at 1032 Brock Street South in Whitby. The banner ...

HMA Sign Thanking Frontline Workers
Bellwood Public School

A sign in an empty schoolyard states that school structures and playgrounds are closed for play due to Covid 19. Bellwood Public School April 17, 2020

Bellwood Public School
Spotted in the Park

Found this little treasure on my evening walk along the waterfront by Ontario Shores in Whitby yesterday. I was instantly charmed and took a photo to ...

Spotted in the Park
Online games

We connected with family on FaceTime or zoom, playing games and talking. Making sure no one felt alone. We all have so much free time, we are ...

Online games
Schools closed

The schools closed their doors during March break and have remained closed. Online/at home schooling began April 6, 2020 in Durham. For my family it ...

Schools closed
Social distancing

Blowing bubbles with a neighbour, while social distancing

Social distancing
Painted Rock for COVID-19

This is a painted rock that was found on the Bradley Street bridge in Whitby, Ontario. During the COVID-19 outbreak, people have been painting rocks ...

Painted Rock for COVID-19
Kids Painting Rock Sign

This sign was posted on the Bradley Street bridge in Whitby, Ontario. The sign reads "Kids painting rocks for Pringle Creek to bring some cheer!! ...

Kids Painting Rock Sign
Chalk Art in Whitby

A picture of chalk art drawn on Bradley Street in Whitby, Ontario. During the COVID-19 outbreak people have been leaving encouraging messages on the ...

Chalk Art in Whitby
Ashburn Centennial Community Centre

A picture of the closed sign at the Ashburn Centennial Community Centre in Ashburn, Ontario. The community centre is closed due to the outbreak of ...

Ashburn Centennial Community Centre
Ashburn Park Closed

A picture of the closed sign at the Ashburn Park in Ashburn, Ontario. The park was closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Ashburn is a hamlet in the ...

Ashburn Park Closed
Myrtle Community Park Closed

A picture of the closed sign at the Myrtle Community Park in Whitby, Ontario. The park was closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Myrtle Community Park Closed
Burns Presbyterian Church

A picture of the Burns Presbyterian Church sign showing support for the community of Ashburn during the COVID-19 outbreak. The sign says "The Ashburn ...

Burns Presbyterian Church
Encouragement Rock, Brooklin

A picture of a painted rock found along a path off Way Street in Brooklin, Ontario. Rocks with encouraging messages have been left all over Whitby to ...

Encouragement Rock, Brooklin
Elvis entertains at VIVA Whitby Shores

In the afternoon on May 4th Elvis set up across the street from the VIVA Whitby Shores retirement residence and entertained residents. They came out ...

Elvis entertains at VIVA Whitby Shores
Gratitude During Covid

A short gratitude journal during tough times.

Gratitude During Covid
Whitby Central Library Drop Boxes

View of the drop boxes at Whitby Central Library during the COVID-19 lockdown in June 2020. From March until June the Central Library was closed and ...

Whitby Central Library Drop Boxes
Whitby Central Library

View of the doors to the Whitby Central Library. The sign on the building indicates the facility is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Whitby Central Library
Essential Services - Registered Veterinary Technician

Erica Wood, Registered Veterinary Technician, and a cat. Erica is a lifelong Whitby resident.

Essential Services - Registered Veterinary Technician
Thanks to the postal service!

Posted a little thank you to our postal worker. And then they wrote back! I love Whitby!

Thanks to the postal service!
My Pandemic

12' X 12" Acrylic/Paper Mixed Media Collage. Wenda Abel 05/20

My Pandemic
Fight Coronavirus

My name is Sarah. Not only I am a cartoonist, but I am also a caregiver. I support seniors and people with disabilities. When I heard about the ...

Fight Coronavirus
EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS

The good news : Lots of leisure time. The bad news : Most restaurants and entertainment closed. Unemployment.

EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS
EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS

The good news : Cheap gas. The bad news : Nowhere to go.

EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS
EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS

The good news : Smart merchants found a way to deliver. The bad news : Not allowed entry most stores.

EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS
EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS

The good news : Some stores open for essential supplies , food, medicine , Etc. The bad news : Long lines to get in.

EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS
EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS

The good news : No crowds. The bad news : Many parks closed.

EARLY COVID LOCKDOWNS

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