For Canada, the first few months of 2020 were punctuated by a national tragedy and loss after Iran's 'unintentional' downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, which killed 63 Canadians, and a renewed reckoning with the country's record on reconciliation. Until mid-March, the novel coronavirus—which was steadily spreading across China earlier in the year—had yet to puncture the public consciousness on a national scale. Here are a collection of photos that defined the first quarter of 2020.
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'Give us the reins, give us the authority, you have proven you can’t watch our kids when you said you would,' says Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare, addressing the government, addding the search must be Indigenous-led.