Coronavirus has created an unprecedented situation world over. Cities all around the globe have become the frontier to fight the disease through consolidated efforts on the parts of the government and the public. Physical distancing measures that are finally leading to positive outcomes have put a multitude of small and medium enterprises out of business and left millions of people unemployed. From transit to education, all facets of city-life have been impacted in some way, perhaps irrevocably.
It’s important at this time to preempt and prepare for the future the best we can. To this end, the Faculty of Arts & Science, U of T, interviewed SofC Interim Director Matti Siemiatycki about the possibly permanent changes that Toronto might be undergoing due to the Covid-19 situation.
Read ‘Will Toronto change permanently as a result of the pandemic? Q&A with Matti Siemiatycki‘ for a deeper dive into how city-life may change for good after the pandemic.
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