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ICYMI – Soaring temperatures in Canada and a portrait of the Hong Kong spirit

Many parts of Canada and the US are facing record-breaking and deadly heatwaves that are already claiming casualties. Community outreach workers in Canada turned their attention to the most vulnerable and dedicated their time to handing out fruit and water to the homeless while farmers in rural parts of the country struggled to save their crops and livestock from the dangerous heat.

On the other side of the world, another community enduring a changing climate looks for ways to keep the spirit alive. Two years after the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, activists reminisce on small acts of resistance that have now been largely cowed by China’s sweeping security law.

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