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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Why is it taking so long for Ukraine to join NATO? Experts weigh in

After Russia annexed four regions of Ukraine in September amid its ongoing invasion of the eastern European country, Ukraine announced it had signed an accelerated application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Will Ukraine become a NATO member anytime soon? CTVNews.ca turned to experts on Russia's war in Ukraine to better understand.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, left, watches Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, second left, as Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, right, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi look on before a meeting in Kyiv, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP, File)