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No winning ticket for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Mar. 8 will be approximately $16 million. The Canadian Press
MacAulay faces tough task repairing relations with angry veterans' community

MacAulay faces tough task repairing relations with angry veterans' community

OTTAWA — When he was named Friday as Canada's latest minister of veterans affairs, Lawrence MacAulay was given the difficult task of sweetening the Trudeau government's relations with embittered veterans and selling the Liberals' controversial pensio
Parks Canada worried spilled grain from derailed CP train will attract grizzlies

Parks Canada worried spilled grain from derailed CP train will attract grizzlies

BANFF, Alta. — Parks Canada is worried spilled grain from a derailed train in Banff National Park will attract hungry grizzly bears to the tracks as they emerge from hibernation in the coming weeks.

Alberta mother gets prison time for breaking ankles of two-year-old girl

EDMONTON — An Alberta mother found guilty of breaking the ankles of her two-year old daughter has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison. The woman, who can only be identified as S.N.A.
Appeals Court upholds landmark ruling ordering tobacco companies to pay billions

Appeals Court upholds landmark ruling ordering tobacco companies to pay billions

MONTREAL — In what is being described as a major defeat for the tobacco industry, the Quebec Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a landmark judgment ordering three companies to pay billions of dollars in damages to Quebec smokers.
Nathan Cullen joins long list of NDP MPs who won't seek re-election

Nathan Cullen joins long list of NDP MPs who won't seek re-election

OTTAWA — Nathan Cullen, one of the NDP's best known and most effective MPs, is calling it quits. The northern British Columbia MP announced Friday that he won't seek re-election this fall.
Federal legislation for cannabis-possession pardon not enough, critics say

Federal legislation for cannabis-possession pardon not enough, critics say

OTTAWA — Long-awaited legislation that makes getting a pardon for simple possession of cannabis cheaper and quicker made it to the House of Commons Friday, but critics say it won't be enough to right decades of problems caused by cannabis criminaliza

U.S. and Canadian negotiators have 'frank' talks on Columbia River Treaty

WASHINGTON — A British Columbia cabinet minister monitoring negotiations with the United States over the future of the expiring Columbia River Treaty says talks have been "frank" around operations and benefits.
Search into missing cryptocurrency turns up empty 'cold wallets:' Report

Search into missing cryptocurrency turns up empty 'cold wallets:' Report

HALIFAX — The high-profile search for $190 million in missing cryptocurrency owed to users of the beleaguered QuadrigaCX trading platform has turned up a small amount of digital assets, but the intrigue surrounding the case deepened Friday as investi
New impact assessment bill for energy projects to get major changes in Senate

New impact assessment bill for energy projects to get major changes in Senate

OTTAWA — The federal government's promised overhaul of environmental evaluations for energy projects is poised for a major Senate surgery, but the upper chamber must race to pass the bill before an election guillotine sends it to the shredder.