Group evicted from an Ottawa church and Canada's largest Canadian Tire store opens: Top five stories this week

Canadian TIre opened a new store at the Carlingwood Shopping Centre on Thursday. The 135,000 sq. ft. store is the largest Canadian Tire store in Canada. (Jim O'Grady/CTV News Ottawa)  Canadian TIre opened a new store at the Carlingwood Shopping Centre on Thursday. The 135,000 sq. ft. store is the largest Canadian Tire store in Canada. (Jim O'Grady/CTV News Ottawa)

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TREND LINE | Health care surpasses inflation as top national issue of concern: Nanos

Health care has surpassed inflation and jobs as the top national issue of concern, according to Nanos Research’s weekly tracking, as Canadians read reports of hospital emergency rooms under strain and a 'tripledemic' of flu, RSV and COVID-19 cases spiking across the country.

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BREAKING | Fiery train derailment closes southern Sask. highway: RCMP

A fiery train derailment closed a highway in southeast Saskatchewan on Thursday morning. A train derailed approximately two kilometres northwest of Macoun, Sask., forcing the closure of Highway 39 in both directions, RCMP said.

Canadians can now apply for new dental benefit: here's how

As of Dec. 1, eligible Canadians can apply through the Canada Revenue Agency to receive funding as part of the first ever federal dental-care program, and as of Dec. 12 applications will open for low-income renters looking to access the one-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit.