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5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Monday Apr. 29, 2019: Flood waters, Nigeria kidnapping, gorilla selfie



Flooding in New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario has the evacuation of thousands, and is threatening more property as water levels continue to rise. Here's what else you need to know.

From the desk of CTV News Channel: We will have a look at what's ahead of the flood-soaked parts of the country, including Montreal where there is a state of emergency. MPs get back to work in Ottawa, but the PM won't be there. And the Toronto Raptors look to grab and 2-0 lead in their NBA playoff series with Philadelphia. Watch these stories and more today on CTV News Channel.

1. Flood relief: Community Ralph Goodale said that redevelopment in certain areas may not be allowed.

2. Canadian abroad: Two foreign oil workers – and Canadian and Scot – were kidnapped by gunmen from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region, according to military operating in the area.

3. Trade dispute: Some people at a Wisconsin rally jeered after President Donald Trump suggested that they 'talk about Canada' while he was speaking about the trade between the two countries.

4. Implant surgery: An Ontario amputee is a call to the province to pay for osseointegration, and a new procedure that can lessen pain and help those prosthetic legs to walk more normally.

5. Plastic bags: Researchers in the U.K. They have found that 'biodegradable' and 'compostable' plastic bags are still functional and capable of carrying three years after being disposed of.

One more thing…

Gorilla selfie: A park ranger in the Democratic Republic of the Congo took a selfie with two gorillas that has taken the internet by storm.

Gorilla selfie


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