"Unlike so many businesses across the country right now, our supermarkets and pharmacies are performing well. And the leaders in our business wanted to make sure that a significant portion of that benefit would go straight into the pockets of the incredible people on the front line and in our distribution centres."
Ottawa locals are finding innovative ways to help each other out – walking dogs, picking up prescriptions, groceries, making phone calls:
"One neighbour offered to stop outside someone's house with her baby to smile and wave."
Musicians in Spain performed My Heart Will Go On on their balconies, amid the country's lockdown.
“As a small business we’re very, very vulnerable with what’s coming in the next few months and things are going to get really tight, so we decided if we can do our part, the sooner we can get out of this."
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