'She was part of our family': Smudge the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald dog dies at 14

Smudge the Fairmont MacDonald canine ambassador died at 14. (Source: Instagram/Garrett Turta) Smudge the Fairmont MacDonald canine ambassador died at 14. (Source: Instagram/Garrett Turta)

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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)