Cost of Living

Contact Tracing: the economic realities for four Canadians one year into the pandemic

Our series following four regular Canadians as their lives changed over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic wraps up, as we speak with the people who agreed to share their stories navigating Canada's economic recovery from the coronavirus.

After ten months, our series wraps up with a look back and a look ahead

Busy patios and terasses line St. Paul's Street East in Montreal in the summer, as COVID-19 restrictions finally ease in the city. (Jean-Claude Taliana/CBC/Radio-Canada)

The pandemic has upended many lives, many careers and many peoples' plans for the future.

Over the past ten months, we've been following four regular Canadians and talking to them about how their lives have changed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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They agreed to share their stories with Cost of Living producer Tracy Fuller as they navigated Canada's economic recovery from the coronavirus.

This is the fourth and final instalment of a series we call "Contact Tracing."
Hear the earlier installments of "Contact Tracing" below.

Listen to the segment above  — or download and subscribe to the Cost of Living podcast.