#thetimeisnow
Supporting each other through the COVID-19 pandemic How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Apr11

Supporting each other through the COVID-19 pandemic How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

Photo C/O @djnontario By Donna Nadeem, Staff Writer With over 11,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing the cracks in an unjust system, leaving the most vulnerable at risk. Given the lack of paid sick days, many workers have to choose between going to work and risking contracting the virus, or staying home and losing income. Individuals experiencing homelessness and those facing precarious housing...

COVID-19 closures leave students unemployed How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Apr08

COVID-19 closures leave students unemployed How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

Photo C/O Erik Mclean Students’ lives have rapidly changed with the COVID-19 virus closing campus doors. On March 13 David Farrar, McMaster’s president, announced that all graduate and undergraduate classes were cancelled and no in-person exams would take place this April. The days following this announcement have brought updates including the closure of all non-essential services on campus.  Many students found that not only were...

McMaster tells students to move out of residence How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Mar17

McMaster tells students to move out of residence How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

Please note: This is a developing story and this article will be updated as more information arises. McMaster is requiring students to move out of residence by this Saturday at 4 p.m., as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads and calls for social distancing increase across the province. In a release sent out the morning of March 17, McMaster announced immediate changes to support social distancing within residences. Until the move-out...

Breaking news: McMaster University cancels in-person classes and exams How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Mar13

Breaking news: McMaster University cancels in-person classes and exams How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

On Friday March 13, 2020, at approximately 10:10 a.m., McMaster announced that it will be suspending all in-person classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Classes will end at the end of day Friday March 13 and no in-person exams will be held at the end of this term. In a previous announcement earlier in March, faculty members and instructors were advised to consider planning for e-learning alternatives to in-person classes....

Potential COVID-19 case at McMaster University tests negative How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care
Mar05

Potential COVID-19 case at McMaster University tests negative How CareMongering HamOnt is creating networks of care

Photo C/O Matteo Fusco By Hargun Kaur, Contributor and Shamir Malik, News Reporter On Mar. 2, McMaster University released a statement that a potential case of COVID-19 virus surfaced on Feb. 29 tested negative. What is COVID-19? The COVID-19 virus, also known as the novel coronavirus (nCov), has affected over 92,000 individuals and led to over 3200 deaths globally. COVID-19 is a coronavirus, a family of viruses responsible for a...