Long before COVID-19 had consumed the world, Roxanne and Rachel were well acquainted with mask-wearing and self-isolation. Both women believe they suffer from an allergy to WIFI. Not just wifi, but cell phones, computers, most electronics, perfumes, washing powders, and a whole host of other general 21st century commodities. So extreme have their respective conditions become that single mum Roxanne has been forced to leave her 10-year-old daughter and move into a car parked as close to the ocean as she can get it, and Rachel has fled the country to a remote area of Portugal.
Canary follows Roxanne and Rachel as they desperately search for somewhere to call home, where they can shelter from the onward march of modern life, and where Roxanne can be reunited with her young daughter.