It is normal to feel anxious, stressed and lonely during these uncertain times. Increased isolation, change in routine, and fear can all have a major impact on our well-being. Although we can’t always control external events, we can control how we respond to them. Here are some tips from the Canadian Mental Health Association on how to regain power during these difficult times.
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While we can’t open our doors to you just yet, we still want to bring you entertainment! As the nation adjusts to the new reality of life at home, several artists and musical institutions are taking the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times.
The entertainment world has come together during this time and thanks to their dedication and creativity, there are plenty of things you can watch from the comfort of your couch. From Miley Cyrus to the Harlem Globetrotters, there is something for everyone!
For a list of local artists performing on Facebook live CLICK HERE
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On Saturday, June 6, 2020, thousands of people gathered in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in Victoria Park and the weekend’s rally has taught us that we need to continue to take action.
Budweiser Gardens and Spectra have a responsibility to the diverse communities in which we live and work. To champion social justice, equality and meaningful change. To call out and condemn racism, hatred and violence. We must redirect the roar of the crowd to now demand real, systemic change. We stand with our colleagues, partners and neighbours as we make our voices heard and challenge injustice.
We've compiled some resources to help amplify forces for change in our community and within Canada, from donating to educational tools and more.
In response to slowing the spread of COVID-19, many businesses have been forced to close their doors. One of the earliest impacted sectors was the entertainment industry. With the closure of music venues, theatres, bars and pubs, live music events came to a rapid halt in an effort to 'flatten the curve'. The result has left many musicians and industry workers without an income. We all cherish the creators and the value they bring to our communities both socially and economically. Below are a couple suggestions on how you as an individual can continue to support the musicians and those who work in the music and entertainment industry.
As someone who grew up seeing commercials for Riverdance on their television screen, I had a vague idea about the Grammy-winning show but I truly had no idea what to expect when I walked into Budweiser Gardens to attend opening night. A quick ‘too long, didn’t read’ summary for you: My mind was blown.