Céline Dion, Justin Bieber, Margaret Atwood, and other celebrities canadians confined by the fault of the coronavirus participated this Sunday in a show virtual to pay tribute to those who fight against the epidemic and raise funds for the food banks.
The event “Stronger Together/Tous Ensemble” (“stronger together/All Together”) that was issued by internet and on various television and radio channels, brought together numerous personalities who sang or threw messages of solidarity from their homes.
Dion paid tribute to those who work in the health sector or to guarantee the essential services, despite the risks of the epidemic of coronavirus.
The writer Margaret Atwood was convinced that “to reach the end of the tunnel” and that, once there, “we will have to think in different ways and better of doing things”.
Testimonials and messages of solidarity alternated with songs during the 90 minutes of the event, that was not interrupted by any court advertising.
Among the participants was also highlighted by the prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who called the canadians to stay at home and be cautious; the singers Bryan Adams, Shania Twain, and rapper Drake, and actors Kiefer Sutherland and Ryan Reynolds.
The show, described by the media as the largest platform in the history of television broadcasting in Canada, it also served to raise funds for the food banks of Canada.