5 things to know about CTVNews.ca for Monday, September 26, 2022: Fiona, power outage, financial legacy
The recovery phase began after Fiona swept through Atlantic Canada, hundreds of troops were deployed to help affected provinces and many young Canadians feel they need a legacy to achieve their financial goals. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
1. Open borders: The federal government is expected to officially announce today the end of border restrictions related to COVID-19, including mandatory vaccinations, testing and quarantine of international travelers.
2. Carried to the Sea: A day after Post-Tropical Storm Fiona left a wake of destruction across Atlantic Canada and eastern Quebec, residents of a devastated coastal town in western Newfoundland learned of the death of one of theirs.
3. Post-Fiona recovery: Federal officials confirmed Sunday that the Canadian Armed Forces are already on the ground in several provinces and are on their way to others to help with post-Fiona recovery efforts.
4. Power failure: More than 280,000 Maritimers were still without power as of 11 p.m. local time Sunday following post-tropical storm Fiona.
5. School shooting: At least 7 children are among the victims of a gunman who opened fire on Monday at a 1st to 11th grade school in central Russia.
One more thing…
Financial goals: Most young Canadians say they need an inheritance to achieve their financial goals, a survey finds.