Ukraine has slowed Russia’s advance into Kyiv as President Vladimir Putin escalates tensions, tens of thousands of Ukrainians are sheltering in Poland and the investigation into the mass shootings in Nova Scotia will provide a retelling. candid about today’s events. Here’s what you need to know today.
1. Russia-Ukraine: Vladimir Putin has dramatically escalated East-West tensions by ordering Russia’s nuclear forces to be on high alert following new Western sanctions.
2. Divided by war: The influx of civilians fleeing Ukraine has turned a warehouse in a small Polish village into a giant shelter – and the number of refugees keeps growing. CTV’s Daniele Hamamdjian is much more than that.
3. No-fly zone: Transport Canada says it is conducting a review of a Russian airline after one of its planes allegedly entered Canadian airspace just hours after the ban was put in place.
4. Request for batch shooting: Canadians are advised to prepare Monday to recount the horror of the worst mass shooting in the country’s modern history.
5. Health care process: A new study that looked at more than 200 medical procedures in Canada found they were used inappropriately nearly a third of the time.
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