Canada's top doctor says more restrictions needed to stop COVID variants


Amanda Galbraith fills-in for Evan Solomon.  On today's show:  We hear listeners' thoughts on the warning from Dr. Theresa Tam about the new variants and whether the government's COVID-19 messaging is getting through to Canadians. Amy Go, President of the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice, discusses the dramatic rise in anti-Asian hate crimes since the start of the pandemic.  Wendy Knight, executive director of Sea Turtle Inc. conservation centre, talks about the turtles being saved from the snowstorm in Texas.  Richard Berthelsen, CTV’s Royal expert, discusses how Prince Harry and Meghan will officially not be returning to their royal duties.  Jim Facette, the executive director of Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums, talks about the struggles zoos in Canada are facing due to the pandemic.  Blaine Penner explains how he survived an avalanche on a southeastern B.C. slope in the Kootenays. 


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