41-year-old man driving pickup struck by Via train west of Montreal

The site of a collision between a Via train and a vehicle on Perrot Blvd. North in Ile-Perrot on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (CTV News) The site of a collision between a Via train and a vehicle on Perrot Blvd. North in Ile-Perrot on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (CTV News)

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A new billionaire has been minted nearly every day during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been good for the wallets of the wealthy. Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. That means a new billionaire was minted about every 30 hours, on average, so far during the pandemic.