Car crashes through the Rideau River ice and record-breaking snowfall: Top stories in Ottawa this week

Neighbours used a kayak to rescue the driver of a vehicle that crashed through the ice of the Rideau River. Neighbours used a kayak to rescue the driver of a vehicle that crashed through the ice of the Rideau River.

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Russia presses Donbas offensive as Polish leader visits Kyiv

Russia pressed its offensive in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region Sunday as Poland's president traveled to Kyiv to support the country's Western aspirations and became the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war.

Albanese elected Australia's leader in complex poll result

Australians awoke on Sunday to a new prime minister in Anthony Albanese, the centre-left Labor Party leader whose ascension to the nation's top job from being raised in social housing by a single mother on a disability pension was said to reflect the country's changed fabric.