Rocky View County man wins $500K in Western Max lottery

Rocky View County man wins $500K in Western Max lottery

Junior Manimbo of Rocky View County won half of the $1M prize in the April 8 Western Max draw. (WCLC) Junior Manimbo of Rocky View County won half of the $1M prize in the April 8 Western Max draw. (WCLC)

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Celebrations, protests take place on Canada Day in Ottawa

Thousands of people wearing red and white and waiving Canadian flags packed downtown Ottawa to celebrate Canada's 155th birthday on Friday, while groups of protesters popped up around Parliament Hill to protest COVID-19 vaccines and federal restrictions.

Hundreds of people march down Bank Street in downtown Ottawa on Canada Day as part of a protest over COVID-19 mandates. (Jeremie Charron/CTV News Ottawa)

Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine's Odesa region

A Russian airstrike on residential areas killed at least 21 people early Friday near the Ukrainian port of Odesa, authorities reported, a day after the withdrawal of Moscow's forces from an island in the Black Sea had seemed to ease the threat to the city.