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YMCA of Simcoe-Muskoka has announced it's taking steps to sell Geneva Park on Lake Couchiching just outside Orillia. CEO Jill Tettmann explains that the pandemic has forced them to make this difficult choice; Stuart Trew of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives discusses how Canadian business could be affected by the President Biden's 'Buy American' program; Epidemiologist Colin Furness offers his assessment of the battle against the coronavirus here in Ontario and where we go from here; More than 150 crosses in downtown Sudbury represent lives lost to the opioid crisis. CBC reporter Sarah MacMillan talked to victims' family members and support workers about the toll on the community; Parliament is back in session. Jordan Press of the Canadian Press tells us what's happening on the national political scene; Oxfam has just released a new report on the state of global inequality in time for the World Economic Forum. Dr. Andrew Boozary the executive director of population health and social medicine at the University Health Network in Toronto explains how income inequality can affect all aspects of our health.