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>>> U.K. prime minister rishi sunak hasalled at that snap election, stunning even some members ofis own conservative party. So, after 14ears in power, the tories, who are trailing in the polls, could face a wipe-out. Crystal goomansingh has more on in a high-stakes political gamble. >> Reporter: alone, exposed to the elements, any shine rishi sunak may have had almost washed away. >> I hope that myork since I became prime minister shows that we have a plan and are prepared to take boldction necessary for our country tolourish. >> Reporter: come july 4th, sunakill face the voting public forhe first time. In 2022, his party chose him from a list of one. >> Rishi sunak is, therefore, of the conservative party. >> Reporter: in the aftermath of the brexit vote which led to david cameron's resignation, the U.K. has churned through several prime minister sunak, the fifth, hopes to hold on to power, butes sition. >> We will stop the chaos. Time and again, the pursue their own interests, rather than tackling the issues that affect your family. >> Reporter: kier stormer is also a novice in terms of running in a general election. As for his party, labour was last in office in 2010. >> I don't think anyonees too much. >> I won't vote for either, to be honest. >> I'm guided by doing what is righor your country, not what is easy, and I can't say the same thing for theour party. >> Reporter: in terms of conservative leaders, sunak isgood on paper, but the financiere and oxford graduate has often seemed out o step with the public and his party. >> We certainly need some changes. >> Reporter: why an election now, is the question? Inflation is nearly at a three-year low, but t tory party leader's popularity -- well, it's nearly as record lows as well. So, in le than two months, all of the party leaders will have find a way to inspire voters and actually get them to turn up at the polls. Crystal goomansingh, global news, london. >> Antony: iranian president ebrahim rais being laid to rest today. [ ] raisi's body is being taken toburgeon city for a last ceremony before being burien his hometown of mossad. Thousands of people held placards of raisi and waved flags in the streets this morning to bid the president farewell.

>>> Throughout the pandemic, the canadian government spent billions of dollars ore than 0 million covid-19 rapid tests. The bulk of them were given to provinces and territories to distribute in free screening programs. But in many praises, in a will soon be coming to an end. As heidi petracek explains, rapid testing may soon be based on your ability to pay. >> I can only give yne per person. >> Reporter: there used to be lineups for free covid-19 rapid tests. Today, it's no waiting for bill, who picked one up at his lal library in halifax >> If we have been somewhere e we then hear someone else has covid or if we've gotten -- you know, have the sles or something, web use the test. >> Reporter: but the days of ottawa sending millions of tests to the provinces are numbered. Health canadaing in a statement "given the current co19 outlook, inventory levels and indicated testing demands, the federal government does not anticipate the need for additional federal procure many times at this time." new brunswick took that as its cue to stop handing them out when supplies run out. That bothers one epidemiologist, who says rapid test he is should still be part of the plan. >> If we say we're not going to have it anymore, thee're really taking the word "public" out of public health. >> ReporteTHER provinces aren't saying much right now about what the plas. Ontario, for example, would only say through a spokesperson that the ontario has tens of millis of rapid antigen tests available to the public and wouldn't say wheny expire. But lab-based testing by medical referral remains available and for one expert, is the better tool, because rapid tests perform differently for different people. >> The interpretation capacitythat is to improve, and that means that the sensitivity of these tests needs to impro >> Reporter: the experts agree tests need to improve and detect other respiratory viruses like rsv and influenza. That innovn is in the works. Likely rendering these obsolete. Heidetracek, global news, halifax. >> Antony: so, ir seasonal allergies are worse this year, you're in the alone.t. That's why I soull stuffy. >> Antony: well, she's just one of millions of canadians sniffling through a difficult spring allergy seaso so, because warm weather is starting earlier, so are allergies, and that isating a real run on medications at local pharmacies. >> It's the time of year, so the allergen medication is just going to start flying off the shelves for the next little while. I actually havo order a completely new stock. Y just ends up being nose sprays and anti-his antihistamines. >> Reporter: >> Antony: and you may want toconsider a sinus rinse.

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