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5 things to know for Friday, April 1, 2022 – CTV News

April 1, 2022

Pope Francis apologizes for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools, new travel rules are in effect for fully vaccinated travellers, and another rise in gas prices is here. Here’s what you need to know today.

1. Papal apology: Pope Francis has apologized for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools. During a meeting with Indigenous delegates at the Vatican on Friday, the Pope also said he will come to Canada.

2. ‘Feels like it’s losing dignity’: A Squamish Nation mother is speaking out about her struggle to get her newborn daughter’s Indigenous name recognized and recorded on B.C. government ID.

3. New travel rules: As of today, fully vaccinated travellers no longer need to provide a negative pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada. However, other travel rules are still in effect.

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