'Z dollard' coins in Hawkesbury and Ottawa's top doctor issues a warning about Omicron: Top stories this week

OPP say these counterfeit Toonies were found in Hawkesbury, Ont. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Handout/OPP) OPP say these counterfeit Toonies were found in Hawkesbury, Ont. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. (Handout/OPP)

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Canada banning Chinese telecom giant Huawei, ZTE from 5G networks

Canada is banning China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE, another Chinese company, from participating in the country's 5G wireless networks, citing national security and cybersecurity concerns. Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino made the announcement about prohibiting products and services from these 'high-risk vendors,' in Ottawa on Thursday.

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.