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Sisters Emma and Claire Wright from Lindsay are members of Canada's women's water polo team; Emma is the captain and Claire is the goalkeeper. They talk to us from Tokyo about competing together at the Olympic Games; Our happiness and well-being expert, Jennifer Moss talks about the rise in job burnout during the pandemic and how a shorter work week could boost morale without compromising productivity; Karen Born of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto helped to create a brief on vaccine certificates for the province's COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. She explains how they could be helpful in monitoring situations where the coronavirus may spread; A new report says that there has been a sharp rise in online hate speech and right-wing extremism over the pandemic. Co-author Barbara Perry of the Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism at Ontario Tech University outlines some of their findings; Film and TV reviewer Di Golding tells us about two new productions to stream: the second season of 'Ted Lasso' and the documentary 'Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain'; The Ontario 55+ Summer Games are postponed for another year. We hear more about the decision from Kaytlyn Pike with the Ontario Senior Games Association and Fred Dunk, a former competitor.