It's Earth Day and Canada's environmental policies are under scrutiny. Just in time, Ontario and Quebec were promised snow — lots of it — in mid-April. Every now and then, the white stuff hits Alberta smack in the middle of summer. But for Central Canada, the forecast came as a shock. The article became one of the most read by the end of the week. With that in mind, here's a list of prominent Canadian climate change deniers. If only we could find proof, like snow in April, that global warming exists, right?
In New Zealand, a woman who drank more than 30 cups of Coca-Cola per day had died. Recently, the experts concluded that this habit contributed to her death. It's one of the most-shared stories this week. Find more here.
If that doesn't make you question fast-food eating, here's the week's most popular video. A Sydney judge has found KFC liable for brain damage of a girl. Watch more below.
In Canadian politics, a major race is about to reach a finish line. Check out reasons why Alberta's provincial elections concern all Canadians. One of this week's top stories: the Wildrose Party is set to win a majority government, the race's last polls show. History will be made no matter the outcome, but read more about the election here, if you are just tuning in.
Here's a story Yahoo! Canada News readers rated as deeply concerning this week. Researchers at a Texas university have designed a special chip with Superman-like abilities. Apparently, it will let your smartphone see through walls, clothes and other unnecessary barriers to immediate gratification of human curiosity. Oh yeah, it's also affordable. Time to look for Kryptonite?
Free healthcare system is great, right? Not so, says Fraser Institute. Its report says Canadians aren't getting good value for the money spent on healthcare. We aren't ranking high, when it comes to the number of practicing physicians per 1,000 people. Here's more.
Other top-read stories of the week discussed porn aired during a morning news show, the story behind the controversial day of 4/20 and the annoying Windsor, Ont., hum that piqued Foreign Affairs' curiosity. Find more stories here or check out the week's whackiest photos.