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CBC.ca

Here's why the grand chief of the Gwich'in Tribal Council changed his name

It's been his dream since he was a young adult to change his name to one that's belonged to his family for generations, but was obscured by earl...

Air Canada refunds; Why you shouldn't hesitate to get the AstraZeneca vaccine: CBC's Marketplace Cheat Sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

Nova Scotia marks 1st anniversary of mass killing with memorial race, special ceremony

Tragedy has weighed heavily on Nova Scotians, who will gather to honour the victims of last year’s mass killing exactly one year later as questions have gone unanswered.

Criticism of carbon offsets doesn't acknowledge changes to how projects are approved, monitored

Properly managed carbon offset credits can play a significant role in reducing Canada's greenhouse gas emissions, writes Geoff Stiles.

5 things to watch for when the Liberals unveil the federal budget

After a year that saw federal spending reach levels not seen since the Second World War, the Liberal government will release a long-awaited budget Monday that will offer a roadmap to a post-pandemic economic recovery.

CTV.ca

Stage set for historic federal budget as COVID-19 third wave rages

The stage is set for arguably the most important federal budget in recent memory, as the Liberal government prepares to unveil its plan for Canada's post-pandemic recovery even as a third wave of COVID-19 rages across the country.

U.S. study identifies the genes that fight coronavirus infections

A new U.S. study has pinpointed 65 genes that control replication of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, and it could be the first step in finding new treatment options for patients​ with severe COVID-19​.

Staff shortages, emotional toll weigh on health-care staff during Ontario's 3rd wave

The ever-growing workload and the daily scenes unfolding weighs heavily on many front-line workers. Some have reported an increase in people taking sick time, or staff requesting a day away. Some teams also taking time each shift to decompress and discuss difficult situations they're witnessing.

Timeline: What’s happened in the year since the Nova Scotia mass shooting tragedy

The moment the man responsible for Canada's worst mass killing was shot and killed at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on April 19, 2020, his rampage of terror ended – but a year of grief and questions began. Visit CTVNewsAtlantic.ca for some of the key moments that have taken place since that day.

More than 4,200 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ontario, hospitalizations reach 2,100

Ontario is reporting more than 4,200 new cases of COVID-19 while hospitalizations related to the disease surpass 2,100.

Toronto Star

NFT auction earns Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews nearly $200K, with some proceeds for SickKids


The big-ticket item — which included a digital artwork, Leafs tickets and a meet and greet — sold at the equivalent of about $95,000.

The pandemic threatened to leave seniors isolated. How GTA organizations are helping them navigate the internet and stay connected


Human Endeavour provided tablets for its community members so that exercise, dance and music classes could carry on virtually. And in the process, bridged a technology gap for hundreds of seniors in the GTA.

New York Times

European Super League to Include Six Premier League Teams

A group that includes Juventus, Manchester United, Liverpool and Real Madrid has agreed in principle on a plan that would upend the sport’s structures and economics.

A Bobcat Attacks, and a Husband Swings Into Action

Kristi Wade credits her husband, Happy Wade, with saving her life when a rabid bobcat attacked her in their North Carolina driveway.

Asian-American Artists, Now Activists, Push Back Against Hate

Newly spurred to action to combat bias, they generate subway posters, leverage social media, stage Zoom webinars. “Our community couldn’t take being invisible any longer,” one artist says.

Sinn Fein Leader Apologizes for 1979 Killing of Prince Philip’s Uncle

Mary Lou McDonald, leader of the party that was once the political wing of the paramilitary Irish Republican Army, said she was sorry for its assassination of Louis Mountbatten.

Kenosha Shooting Leaves 3 Dead

A suspect was still at large, the authorities said. Last year, a police shooting in Kenosha was followed by protests and the killings of two demonstrators.

CNN

The monarchy will look different now that Philip has gone

A version of this story appeared in a special April 18 edition of CNN's Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on the royal family, what they are up to in public and what's happening behind palace walls. Sign up here.

The realities of climate change are pushing big businesses to focus on sustainability

A consensus appears to be taking root in Corporate America: What's good for the environment can also be good for business.

Max Verstappen wins at Imola but Lewis Hamilton stays ahead

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point.

BBC

Putin critic Navalny 'will not be allowed to die in prison'

Russia's ambassador to the UK says opposition leader Alexei Navalny will have medical treatment.

European Super League: Uefa furious at 11 major clubs signing up to breakaway plans

Senior Uefa figures are furious that 11 major European clubs, including five from England, have signed up to a breakaway European Super League.

France kidnapping: Girl found with mother accused of ordering abduction

The mother, who is accused of ordering the abduction, and the girl were found in an abandoned factory.

ICYMI: Underwater tango and happy penguins

Here are a few of the stories you may have missed this week.

Table Mountain fire 'burns out of control' in Cape Town

The blaze has so far destroyed part of a cafe at the Rhodes Memorial above the city of Cape Town.