Complaints about youth vandalism have led to worrying comments. Youth need support instead of criticism verging on violence.
My church was one of the lucky ones. When the pandemic hit, though we weren’t live-streaming at the time, we had an impressive tech booth set up and ready to go. We’d been working towards multisite worship with some minister-less churches in our region so the move to livestreaming through social media was relatively easy.
Last Wednesday, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit declared outbreaks of COVID-19 at both the Thunder Bay District Jail and the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre. Many of our families have loved ones who are connected to these two institutions as either inmates or staff. Alongside this announcement came backlash from Conservatives to Canada’s vaccine roll-out plan, especially to the planned vaccination of 600 inmates as quickly as possible.