Dr. Fink kindly shared my quiet Canadian observations in his post: Fink, D. (2020, April 3). Canadians find ways to connect during the pandemic. silencity.com
My guest article was accepted and published at silencity.com. Noise free intervals at my home in 2017 were <4 minutes:
Mayes, Jan L. (2017, Nov 2). The health impact of environmental noise. silencity.com.