5 things to know for Tuesday, September 28, 2021
TORONTO -- Canada has now fully vaccinated 80.09 per cent of the country's eligible population. Here’s what else you need to know to start your day.
1. Trapped underground: A rescue operation underway for 39 people stuck underground at Vale's Totten Mine in Sudbury, Ont., successfully retrieved four miners overnight, CTV News has confirmed.
2. Paul resigns: The Green Party’s Annamie Paul announced Monday that she’s started the process of withdrawing from her role as leader, calling it “the worst period” in her life.
3. Reconciliation projects: Canada's bishops on Monday pledged $30 million to support Indigenous reconciliation projects for residential school survivors, their families and their communities across the country.
4. MP orientation: Newly-elected MPs caught a first glimpse of what their new roles in Ottawa will entail, participating in the initial phase of the House of Commons orientation program on Monday.
5. Climate change: In addition to changing where many of us live, new research suggests climate change will alter where we travel.
One more thing…
Storm report: Jupiter’s infamous red spot, a massive storm larger than Earth, has been speeding up its churning, according to new analysis.