Major police response expected for Canada Day and city officials testify at LRT inquiry: Five stories to watch in Ottawa this week

Major police response expected for Canada Day and city officials testify at LRT inquiry: Five stories to watch in Ottawa this week

A Canadian flag flies by Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, March 13, 2020. Indigenous and other racialized Canadians have been shaping the country's history and culture for centuries, but a new poll suggests most Canadians have a lot to learn about most of them. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick A Canadian flag flies by Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, March 13, 2020. Indigenous and other racialized Canadians have been shaping the country's history and culture for centuries, but a new poll suggests most Canadians have a lot to learn about most of them. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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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.