The Pandemic Year

Dr. Simon Demers-Marcil, an ICU physician in Calgary, calls a family to tell them a loved one has died of COVID-19 (Leah Hennel/AHS)

What went wrong, and right, in Canada’s handling of the pandemic

We are giving our entire magazine over to a single piece: The most comprehensive accounting yet of the nation’s response to the crisis of the century

Year One: The untold story of the pandemic in Canada

In March of 2020, Canadians started dying of COVID-19 and the country shut down. This is a comprehensive report on the country’s mishandling of the crisis of the century.