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More cases of the COVID-19 omicron variant are showing up in Canada. Meanwhile, the federal government and the U.S. have implemented certain travel restrictions to reduce the spread. Our question this week: Is it time to rethink your family holiday plans? Is it safe to travel? Dr. Lynora Saxinger, infectious diseases expert and physician, shares what people should be considering as the holidays approach; Frederic Dimanche, director of the school of hospitality and tourism management at Ryerson University, on how the latest variant is impacting tourism; and Lawrence Young, virologist at the University of Warwick, explains what we know so far about omicron.