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China's COVID plan is 'unsustainable' due to Omicron: WHO

The head of the World Health Organization said China's extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the Omicron variant, but that it's up to every country to decide what policy to pursue.

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a resident takes photos on a quiet street in Shanghai on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (Jin Liwang/Xinhua via AP)

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Average price of gas in Canada tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.06 per litre on Monday for an all-time high.

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BREAKING | Canada to ban Huawei from 5G networks: sources

Canada is announcing Thursday that it’s banning China's Huawei Technologies and ZET, another Chinese company, from participating in the country’s 5G wireless networks, CTV News has confirmed.

A staff member stands at a booth for Chinese technology firm Huawei at the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Chinese and foreign enterprises are showcasing their latest technology and services during the annual CIFTIS expo this week. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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BREAKING | Canada to ban Huawei from 5G networks: sources

Canada is announcing Thursday that it’s banning China's Huawei Technologies and ZET, another Chinese company, from participating in the country’s 5G wireless networks, CTV News has confirmed.

A staff member stands at a booth for Chinese technology firm Huawei at the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Chinese and foreign enterprises are showcasing their latest technology and services during the annual CIFTIS expo this week. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Canada inflation: How we compare to other G7 nations

With a meeting of G7 finance ministers underway this week, a CTVNews.ca analysis found that while Canadians are feeling the pain of record-high inflation, among G7 nations we are surpassed by Germany, the U.S., and the U.K.

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LIVE NOW: Feds speak on banning Huawei 5G networks in Canada

CTV News has confirmed that the government will ban Huawei and ZET, another Chinese company, from 5G infrastructure over security concerns.

CTV News has confirmed that the government will ban Huawei and ZET, another Chinese company, from 5G infrastructure over security concerns.