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Ukrainian delegation arrives for talks with Russia

Blasts were heard in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and another major Ukrainian city Monday morning, as a delegation of Ukrainian officials, including Defence Minister Oleksil Reznikov, arrived at the border with Belarus for talks with Russian envoys. CBC News has more.

Experts questions weight behind Putin’s nuclear threat

A former top NATO diplomat said she doesn’t think Russian President Vladimir Putin will use nuclear weapons on Ukraine — as long as western countries don’t intervene. CBC News has the story.

Thousands of displaced Ukrainians shelter in Poland

The United Nations says 360,000 Ukrainians have been displaced by the conflict with Russia, forcing most to shelter in Poland, CTV News reports.

Anti-war protests across Canada stand with Ukraine

Thousands of Canadians took to the streets on the weekend to show support for Ukraine. In Ottawa, protesters gathered outside the Russian embassy. CTV News has the story.

Ontario lifting vaccine passport requirement Tuesday

Ottawa businesses react with mixed emotions, as the Ontario government is set to lift the requirement for a vaccine passport to enter to non-essential businesses. Today is the final day for a system that has been in place since last fall, CBC News reports.