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Global News published this video item, entitled “The New Reality: Wuhan after the pandemic; how Canada’s small museums are surviving” – below is their description.
In early 2020, the city of Wuhan, China was under an unprecedented lockdown because of the coronavirus outbreak, prompting Canada to send its first plane to bring Canadians home to safety. One year later, Jeff Semple shows us how Wuhan has sprung back to life, giving us a glimpse into a post-pandemic future.
The pandemic has been a challenge for hundreds of cultural institutions that rely on revenue from admissions, volunteer labour and are crucial links to local communities across Canada. David Akin shows us how the country’s small museums have responded to that challenge.
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