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Ashleigh Tuite, an infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health explains the concept of 'herd immunity' and whether we will be able to achieve it here in Canada; With the news this week that Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing, we discuss later-life breakups with relationship counsellor Natasha Sharma; Todd Palmer is the organizer of the "24 Hour Window" 'raise-a-thon' that will be happening in Barrie tomorrow. He and three others will spend 24 hours in the four windows of The 705 Recovery Community Centre to put a face to addiction and recovery and to help raise donations for the centre; Dandelions.Some homeowners hate them but bees love them. Conservation biologist Peter Soroye tells us about 'no mow May' when dandelions should be left to flourish on lawns; As Mental Health Week comes to an end, we'll speak to Dr. Kwame McKenzie of The Wellesley Institute about the pandemic recovery and why "going back to normal" is not an option; The Ontario College of Teachers will providing its members and other educators with a new resource to better understand anti-Black racism. We meet the author of the guide, Amorell Saunders N'Daw; And we introduce Kattie Tatomir, founder of The Mompreneurs of Ontario, a community of independent businesswomen who are looking after their own ventures - as well as their children.