TORONTO HAS STARTED MOVING EVENTS ONLINE TO ENCOURAGE SOCIAL DISTANCING

In the wake of Ontario health officials warning against gatherings of over 250 people, Facebook Live, Instagram and streaming platforms are quickly being adopted by organizers as an alternative to in-person events.

Photo by Pete Forde

With an increasing number of Toronto residents in self-imposed isolation due to the risk involved in the spread of coronavirussocial distancing is in and gathering in large groups is out.

Since in-person events are a no-go for the time being, local organizers have begun to move the party online.

In the wake of Ontario health officials warning against gatherings of over 250 peopleFacebook LiveInstagram and streaming platforms are quickly being adopted by organizers as an alternative to in-person events.

Local choir collective Choir!Choir!Choir! has planned CHOIR!NTINE: AN EPIC SOCIAL DISTANCING SING-A-LONG that’s taking place via Facebook Live on Tuesday, March 17, with lyrics to songs like “Stand By Me”“Wish You Were Here” and the theme to Friends available on Google Drive.

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