essential workers

Dr. Lawrence Loh, Medical Officer of Health for Peel Region. (Rick Madonik/Toronto Star/Getty Images)

Dr. Lawrence Loh on ordering stricter measures in Peel region

The medical officer of health for Ontario’s hardest-hit region talks about his willingness to step ahead of provincial requirements in the fight against COVID-19

An essential worker gathers shopping carts in a grocery store parking lot in Toronto on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Should Ontario’s vaccine rollout prioritize essential work over age?

Vaxx Populi: Waiting until the peak of the third wave has passed before vaccinating essential workers doesn’t make sense, says an expert

Kallisha Hoyes. This portrait was taken in accordance with public health recommendations, taking all necessary steps to protect participants from COVID-19. (Photograph by Lucy Lu)

Kallisha Hoyes: The grocery worker on the pandemic’s front lines

Kallisha Hoyes found her job transformed into a suddenly essential, risky role: ‘Without us, no one’s eating’