Today is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women as well as the 32nd anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre. Canada's ambassador to China is stepping down & U.S. President Joe Biden has announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. How does the Hamilton Ticats making it to the Grey Cup final have an impact that spreads throughout Hamilton? Merck, the maker of a COVID-19 antiviral pill, which is still under Health Canada review, announced on Monday that it's reached an agreement with the pharmaceutical company Thermo Fisher Scientific in Whitby, Ontario, to manufacturer the pills. There's a chance that the Omicron variant may have less severe symptoms than previously thought. To get more on what we know about the new variant, Scott speaks with Dr. Rodney Rohde. And Hamilton now has at least one case of the Omicron variant.
Liza Ritchie, Manager of Community Programs with IHOH
Charles Burton, Senior Fellow with the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Ryan McHugh, Manager of Tourism and Events with the City of Hamilton
Ian Lee, Associate Professor with the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University
Dr. Rodney Rohde, Professor and Chair of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at the College of Health Professions with Texas State University
Dr. Elizabeth Richardson, Chief Medical Officer, City of Hamilton
Scott Radley. Host of The Scott Radley Show, Columnist with the Hamilton Spectator
Diana Weeks, anchor with Global News Radio 900 CHML
Ken Mann, anchor with Global News Radio 900 CHML
William P. Erskine, producer with Global News Radio 900 CHML
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