'They deserve a safe place': AUPE says Lethbridge's Melcor building is dangerous

Water can be seen pouring from the side of a piece of equipment at the Melcor Centre in Lethbridge. The issue caused extensive flooding throughout the building. (Supplied) Water can be seen pouring from the side of a piece of equipment at the Melcor Centre in Lethbridge. The issue caused extensive flooding throughout the building. (Supplied)

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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.

Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill on Friday evening, as Canadians celebrated Canada's 155th birthday. (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.