As you are all aware, COVID-19 is a day-to-day situation and we were informed by the Wikimedia Foundation that all in-person activities funded by them must be cancelled, postponed or moved to virtual events effective immediately and until further notice.
From the Wikimedia Foundation: "Our first priority is the health and safety of you, your Wikimedia community, and the general public health. Global health guidance indicated that the more quickly the world responds to a pandemic, the better off the outcomes. In order to safeguard free knowledge, we must also prioritize the well-being of the people who make it possible."
Wikimedia Canada recognizes the efforts of all the volunteers of the Wikimedia movement in Canada. At this point, Wikimedia Canada is also cancelling or postponing all in-person activities organized or funded by the Chapter until further notice.
We ask all volunteers in Canada to do the same with the activities that they are organizing, and to abide by the directives of their respective provinces regarding health, safety and public events.
Thank you all for your understanding.
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