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An online site to report anti-Black racism is now available to allow anyone who is working at a Canadian school or school board to anonymously report incidents. Kearie Daniel one of the people involved in the initiative tells us more; As he prepares to begin his retirement, Peter Sundborg tells us about his time as the Director of Barrie Food Bank; The Mayor of Collingwood Brian Saunderson describes the frustration of many in his community with having to endure tighter restrictions because they are within the purview of the large Simcoe-Muskoka Heatth Unit; Filmmaker Ryan Noth tells us about his first feature, 'Drifting Snow' that debuts tonight at the Kingston Canadian Film Festival; As a health care worker, Shawn Champagne had already got his COVID-19 shot; Mia Rabson of the Canadian Press talks about how the prospect of getting past the pandemic is playing out on the national political scene; Ontario is revamping how young people leave foster care so teenagers won't automatically be on their own once they turn 18. We have reaction from an advocate for the change, Cheyanne Ratnam of the Ontario Children's Advancement Coalition; Penny Bateman of Transition Cornwall plus' Food Action Group explains how their organization is encouraging Cornwall community members to grow their own vegetables and learn from one another.