Living Under Self-Isolation

With COVID-19 closing schools and forcing many people to self-quarantine and work from home, staying positive while keeping your children busy can be daunting.

Here’s a list of resources and ideas that can keep you and your family happy and occupied during this period.

We’ll be adding to this list every day, so be sure to visit often.

Official Updates

Get the most up-to-date information on the pandemic and the situation in your area here.

Resources and Programs


Scholastic has given free access to its “Learn from Home” platform, so families can use it to make self-quarantine a little more fun.

Condé Nast

Condé Nast has listed many museums that you can visit virtually

British Museum

British Museum has a virtual timeline that let’s you travel through history

Open Culture

Open Culture offers more than 1,100 free movies online, including classics, Indies, westerns, romantic comedies, etc.

Self Care and Volunteering

Feeling Isolated?

Volunteer with an organization that phones seniors and others at risk to ensure they are OK. Contact your local volunteer centre to find one near you.

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone can help younger people deal with the stress & loneliness of a quarantine.

Call 1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868