Young municipal councillors add energy and ideas, school district explains why it hasn't moved lessons online amid absenteeism in Botwood, company develops mushroom leather fashion, and why do we believe hearsay on Facebook, rather than trained experts?


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(Starts at 0:47 mark) Young councillors elected in the latest municipal elections bring energy and new ideas to the table, (11:25) we ask the NL English School District why it hasn't moved students to online learning in the Botwood area, as school attendance has plummeted due to concerns about COVID-19 cases in the area, (19:03) a company based in Bonavista has developed a leather-like material from the root system of mushrooms and (25:40) we ask a professor of behavioural psychology expert why so many people believe social media hearsay, rather than actual science.

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