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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Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds on new Canadian sanctions list

Foreign Minister Melanie Joly announced a fresh wave of sanctions against Vladimir Putin's regime on Friday including a ban on importing Russian vodka, caviar and diamonds. The ban on the import of certain luxury goods from Russia will tighten the net on the country's elite and covers alcoholic drinks, fish and seafood.