Canada Day police presence ends downtown and Tamara Lich appears for a bail hearing: Five stories to watch this week

Two police officers monitor Wellington Street as people arrive in downtown Ottawa on Canada Day. (Josh Pringle/CTV News Ottawa) Two police officers monitor Wellington Street as people arrive in downtown Ottawa on Canada Day. (Josh Pringle/CTV News Ottawa)

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How one Canadian family of five is coping with the highest inflation in years

With inflation rising at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years, the cost of everything from food to gas has skyrocketed. Canadians across the country are feeling squeezed, but big families with multiple children are at times shouldering much of the higher costs — and changing demographics and consumer patterns have left some of them more exposed to inflation than in previous generations.