Details on Russia’s occupation of the Chornobyl nuclear plant, the latest inflation report to be released later today, and the woman who was pushed onto the subway tracks in Toronto spoke exclusively to CTV News. Here’s what you need to know today.
1. Nuclear Risk ‘Nightmare’: Workers of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant said they were detained by the Russian military and had to work for more than a month straight with little food and sleep.
2. ‘I’m terrified’: The 39-year-old woman who was shoved onto the Toronto subway tracks told CTV News she felt she was dying and didn’t understand why she was being shoved.
3. Masking rules: Despite the government maintaining a mask-wearing policy when traveling, Uber will no longer require drivers and passengers to wear masks as of Friday, except in Quebec.
4. Netflix crackdown: The sharp drop in subscribers has Netflix considering changes like minimizing password sharing and creating an ad-supported service.
5. Inflation Report: Statistics Canada will release its inflation report for March today amid rising gasoline and food prices.
One more thing…
Hockey players swap skates: sponsored by RBC TRAINING GROUND: From a complete unknown in the world of speed skating to a potential star, Ryan Gibson is learning the sport’s hands-on skills and aiming for an Olympic debut.
Former hockey star and member of the Canadian Speed Skating coaching team, Ryan Gibson tests his speed at an RBC Training Ground event in 2019. Photo source: Kevin Light Photography.