Toronto Raptors lose Game 1 of playoff series 131-111 versus 76ers

Toronto Raptors lose Game 1 of playoff series 131-111 versus 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center left, goes up for the shot against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center left, goes up for the shot against the Toronto Raptors during the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Saturday, April 16, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

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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)