Cancelling Summer Events Due to COVID-19

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Going to the Ex is a rite of passage for many, and certainly a cherished late-summer pastime. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Toronto's Canadian National Exhibition, along with dozens of other fairs, festivals, and events across the province are being cancelled or postponed. What does that mean for local and regional economies? And could there be a way to safely proceed? To discuss this issue, we invite Darrell Brown, executive director of the CNE; David Radley, president of Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games; and Susy Hota, medical director of Infection Prevention and Control at the University Health Network in Toronto.
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May 25, 2021
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