Coronavirus surge in Canada has many pointing fingers at recent holiday family gatherings

October 28, 2020

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shown in a close-up photo removing a dark face mask and wearing plaid suit coat.

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau removes his face mask before speaking in Brockville, Ontario, Canada, August 2020.

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Canada is seeing rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, which some public health experts believe can be traced back to family celebrations of Canadian Thanksgiving on Oct. 12. And, despite mounting public pressure, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to offer free school meals for children in England during the Christmas holiday break. Also, Polish writer and illustrator Martyna Wiśniewska Michalak has given the classic book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar," a hilarious makeover for the COVID-19 era.

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