Canada Day protests and parties in Ottawa and a new entry in the race for mayor: Top five stories this week

Canada Day protests and parties in Ottawa and a new entry in the race for mayor: Top five stories this week

Hundreds of people march down Bank Street in downtown Ottawa on Canada Day as part of a protest over COVID-19 mandates. (Jeremie Charron/CTV News Ottawa) Hundreds of people march down Bank Street in downtown Ottawa on Canada Day as part of a protest over COVID-19 mandates. (Jeremie Charron/CTV News Ottawa)

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U.S. Senate passes major bill to fight climate change, cut drug costs

Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to U.S. Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than U.S. President Joe Biden's original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations.