700 museums to visit and explore this month

May is museum month and the Ontario Museum Association encourages people to visit the 700 museums, galleries, and heritage sites throughout the province.  File Photo May is museum month and the Ontario Museum Association encourages people to visit the 700 museums, galleries, and heritage sites throughout the province. File Photo

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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)