social distancing

A man does a headstand in Riverdale Park East in Toronto., on Apr. 20, 2020. (Rachel Verbin/CP)

Coronavirus and the war against extroverts

Christina Gonzales: If the decade-long campaign against extroverts didn’t rid of us, this might just be the end 

Don’t let coronavirus turn us into a nation of snitches

Jen Gerson: Hotlines for reporting ’non-compliance’ are evil tools that will damage the very trust we’ll need to rebound from this crisis
The City of Toronto closed all park amenities as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic (CP/Rachel Verbin)

Isolation: Old habits are proving dangerously hard to break

Paul Wells: A new poll shows the number of people playing fast and loose with urgent pleas to isolate is falling, but it’s a still sizeable number among young Canadians
Two women don tuxedos and lifejackets and play the violin in an empty toilet paper aisle (Bonnie von Duyke/YouTube)

A break from the outbreak: Music from the Titanic fills an empty toilet paper aisle

Plus: A gin distiller cooks up hand sanitizer; suburban aerobics at the recommended social distance