Alberta protesters stand in solidarity with Iranians outraged over woman's death in police custody

Freedom rally participants in Edmonton gathered at Dr. Wilbert mcIntyre Park and then marched along Whyte Avenue (CTV News Edmonton/Galen McDougall). Freedom rally participants in Edmonton gathered at Dr. Wilbert mcIntyre Park and then marched along Whyte Avenue (CTV News Edmonton/Galen McDougall).

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Landmark same-sex marriage bill wins Senate passage

The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages, an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for the hundreds of thousands of same-sex couples who have married since the Supreme Court's 2015 decision that legalized gay marriage countrywide.