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COVID-19 Info Series is a project by U Multicultural with support of Canadian Red Cross and Government of Canada (Employment and Social Development Canada). Fifteen episodes cover a range of topics including general information on COVID-19, risks, prevention, and much more! New episodes are released every Wednesday and Friday. 

physical health

The final installment of the COVID-19 Info Series focuses on physical health.

As a newcomer to Canada, you may be facing several challenges to stay healthy during the pandemic. Host Jyoti Kalsi discusses food, familiarity with your community, and the cold temperatures of winter.

Thank you to everyone who helped in creating and supporting this project. We’re incredibly thankful for all who have aided us in helping inform Canadians during this ongoing pandemic.

mental health

There is nothing wrong with feeling overwhelmed or daunted, and many may be feeling isolated or depressed as we huddle down in our homes to help reduce spread during the COIVD-19 pandemic.

For some, these feelings could be new, but for those who already work hard to ensure their mental health, the challenges they face have only been exasperated by this pandemic.

In this episode of the COVID-19 Info Series, host Jyoti Kalsi discusses mental health services individuals can utilize for help.

Canada's Support

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, both federal and provincial governments have provided financial support for residents.

This episode with host Jyoti Kalsi covers how the Canadian government is helping individuals and families. These areas include Employment Insurance, Canada Recovery Sickness benefits, mortgage payments, CRB/CRSB/CRCB, and provincial/territory support.


Can you travel during the current COVID-19 restrictions? What if it’s for work? If you do travel, how long do you have to stay in quarantine?

Host Jyoti Kalsi answers these questions and more in this episode of the COVID-19 Info Series.

Immigration Resources

While Canada is still accepting immigration applications, the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed the process significantly. The episode tackles three areas immigration, Canadians and permanent residents returning to Canada, vulnerable groups, and work permits for people who do or support essential services.

Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Newborn Care During COVID-19

If you’re pregnant, you may have questions about what to do with current restrictions if you have doctor’s appointments or if you need to give birth during the pandemic.

Lourdes Federis answers the question you have about pregnancy, childbirth, and caring for a newborn amidst COVID-19.

caring for a child with covid-19

If you’re infected with the COVID-19 virus, it can be challenging to handle, more so if the one infected is your child.
Lourdes Federis walks you through how to identify symptoms, the steps to help care for your sick child, and when you need to seek emergency services.

COVID-19 And Travelling To Canada

In this installment of the COVID-19 Info Series, hosted by Lourdes Federis, we discuss the rules of travelling to Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. All those flying into Canada must use the ArriveCan App, submit travel and contact information, quarantine plan, and fill out a COVID-19 symptom self-assessment.


COVID-19 Prevention Part 2

Host Luana Cunha follows up on the ways to keep your family safe from COVID-19 in part two of this episode in the COVID-19 Info Series.


Hosted by Luana Cunha, COVID-19 Prevention. Part I identifies the ways to keep yourself and your family safe from COVID-19.


In this episode of the COVID-19 Info Series presented by U Multicultural Channel and supported by the Canadian Red Cross and the Government of Canada. Learn more about the COVID-19 risks and how to protect yourself with Luana Cunha.

Staying Cyber Secure During COVID-19

With not going out and many people working from home, you’re likely to be exposed to more malicious scams and attacks online as we spend more time on our digital devices. Host, Margaux Miller, gives us a rundown on what you need to know to protect yourself online.

Digital Tools and Apps For COVID-19

Hosted by Margaux Miller, Digital Tools and Apps for COVID-19 identifies the tools to assist you during the ongoing pandemic.

caring for someone with covid-19

In this episode, Margaux Miller talks about helping care for someone with COVID-19 while staying as safe as possible, as COVID-19 can be passed through a household if you’re not careful.


With everything that’s going on during this ongoing pandemic, people probably have a lot of questions. U Multicultural has produced a 15 video series examining topics to mitigate risk and impact, support recovery and resiliency, and prevention. Margaux Miller breaks down what you need to know about the disease, how to identify when you are sick, and what you need to do if you do contract it.

"The series will provide community navigation support, help to identify COVID-19, access critical services while physical distancing, stay informed about the immigration process and travel requirements, risks, and be prepared for the emergency."
Taya Rtichsheva
Founder, U Multicultural
"We are honoured to offer guidelines on various topics about how to deal with day-to-day situations related to COVID-19. There are a range of other important recommendations to make this time of unity and strength: communication, compassion and kindness."
elena yemelyanova
Project Manager, U Multicultural

The hosts are the leaders and influencers of Manitoba, its ethnocultural and diverse communities

Margaux Miller

Motivational Speaker, Start Podcast Host

Lourdes Federis

Host, Filipino Community Leader, Entrepreneur

Luana Cunha

Host, Musician, Teacher, Brazilian Community Leader

Jyoti Kalsi

Host, East Indian Community Leader