Passover and its epic story - how the Jewish people escaped to freedom after plagues struck their oppressors - are uniquely resonant this year, as Jews find ways to honour the holiday amid the outbreak of what feels like a real-life plague.
Spring break is over in most of Canada but provincial governments and teachers' unions are still trying to figure out how learning will resume at home, which for many parents has been transformed into a workplace and now a classroom.
For about two minutes every night, an Upper Beaches street is filled with the sound of banging pots and pans as residents show their appreciation to hundreds of frontline workers fighting the COVID-19 crisis.
A dozen sea turtles that nearly froze when they were too far north last fall as water temperatures abruptly plunged in New Jersey survived that ordeal but remain threatened by the pneumonia most of them developed afterward.
A downtown city councillor is calling on the TTC to take further action to address a screeching and squealing noise generated by the 504A Cherry streetcar that she says has become “unbearable” for some Corktown residents.