As protests drag on in Ottawa, disrupting the lives of the capital’s residents, pressure is mounting for law enforcement to step in. Though, as Eric Sorensen reports, there are growing concerns about the $10 million raised to support the demonstrations, where the money is coming from and what it’s really being used for.
Meanwhile in Alberta, although traffic is moving again at the international border crossing near Coutts, demonstrators say they will resume their blockade if COVID-19 restrictions are not lifted. As Heather Yourex-West reports, there are signs Alberta Premier Jason Kenney may be bowing to the pressure.
After the Conservative Party of Canada ousted Erin O’Toole as federal leader, the race is on once again for a fresh face to fill the top job. David Akin looks at the candidates likely to run and the Tories already ruling themselves out.
U.S. President Joe Biden has announced that the so-called Islamic State’s leader, Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, has been killed in a raid conducted by American special forces, in northwestern Syria. Jackson Proskow explains why al-Quaryshi’s death resulted in several civilian casualties and what impact it will have on the future of the terror group.
Plus, across Ukraine’s border towns, the threat of a potential Russian incursion is growing by the day. Crystal Goomansingh looks at what military activity is unfolding and how residents are bracing for a possible conflict.
Also, as countries around the world begin to relax COVID-19 mandates, Canadian health experts are warning against easing COVID-19 restrictions too soon, saying it could be problematic for some provinces. Jamie Mauracher explains some key stepping stones for a return to normal.
And, from the soccer field to Olympic ice. We take a look at how Canadians are dominating the sports world this week.
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