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Dec 16, 2020

There is no sugarcoating it: Canada's unofficial Desi capital, the city of Brampton in the province of Ontario, is a COVID-19 hotspot. But why? Questionable theories abound, and Niru explores a complicated problem with Brampton mayor Patrick Brown (who we also discover has spent more time in India than Niru). First, a snapshot of just how multifaceted pandemic politics are in the heart of Desiland with Gurpreet Malhotra, CEO of Indus Community Services, a social services agency serving Ontario Desis.

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