Sarah Mortimer is a photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Toronto. Her photos have appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Texas Observer, The Austin Chronicle and more. Follow her work @sjanemort.
June 19, 2020
Andrea Sergeant of Westview Centennial Secondary School in Toronto, Ont. adjusts her cap during an online graduation ceremony in her backyard…. This year, a pandemic arrived at the doorstep of Canadian seniors – and just as they were planning grad trips, buying prom dresses and submitting college applications, they were told their proms and grad ceremonies would be cancelled or delayed. While a traditional celebration might not be in the cards, high school grads reinvented traditions and found new ways to mark their milestones.