Suspect arrested in connection with serious sexual assault of 12-year-old girl: WPS

Officers said the assault happened Monday at around 3:30 p.m. in downtown Winnipeg while the 12-year-old girl was waiting for a bus. (CTV News Photo Scott Andersson) Officers said the assault happened Monday at around 3:30 p.m. in downtown Winnipeg while the 12-year-old girl was waiting for a bus. (CTV News Photo Scott Andersson)

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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)