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Karen Wirsig of Environmental Defense Canada explains the implications of the federal government's decision to classify plastics as 'toxic' for the purpose of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act; On his 1860 tour of Canada, the Prince of Wales visited Hiawatha First Nation. And the gifts he received at the time are going to loaned to back to Hiawatha First Nation and Peterborough Museum and Archives in 2023. Chief Laurie Carr of Hiawatha First Nation and Lori Beavis, the director of Daphne Art Centre in Montreal tell us about the significance of the objects and the deeper meaning they hold; Two owners of local establishments, Cassie MacKell from the Low Down Bar in Collingwood and Ritu Taneja of Cottage Canoe Restaurant in Barrie offer their reaction to the extension of the province's stay-at-home order; Sia Mehta, a Grade 6 student from Collingwood tells us about her award-winning science project - the smart sorter - that helps people with their recycling; For decades Greyhound buses were how many people got around Ontario. But that era has come to an end. Stuart Kendrick, the senior vice-president of Greyhound Canada explains how they came to the decision to end their operations in Canada; Ontario's stay-at-home order has been extended another few weeks - a least until June 2nd, Mathieu Poirier, an epidemiologist at York University's School of Global Health talks about what we can safely do with the warmer weather upon us.