'He gave so much to his community': Cliff Derksen, advocate for families and victims, has died

Cliff Derksen, a man who advocated on behalf of victims and families going through the justice system, has died. (Source: Candace House) Cliff Derksen, a man who advocated on behalf of victims and families going through the justice system, has died. (Source: Candace House)

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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)