Kalin’s Call: Hot August weekend ahead; great for beaches and parades

Carter's Beach is seen in Port Mouton, on Nova Scotia's South Shore, on July 23, 2022. (Andrea Jerrett/CTV Atlantic) Carter's Beach is seen in Port Mouton, on Nova Scotia's South Shore, on July 23, 2022. (Andrea Jerrett/CTV Atlantic)

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Putin illegally annexes Ukraine land; Kyiv seeks NATO entry

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties Friday to illegally annex more occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his seven-month invasion. Ukraine's president immediately countered with a surprise application to join the NATO military alliance.