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No winning ticket for Friday night's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $30 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Mar. 10 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press

Report highlights racism faced by Indigenous students

"And whereas not everyone answered every numbered question, every one of them, 111, wrote me some story about their experiences of racism. And those were shocking," she said. "The first time I read through them all it was a lot to take.
Man guilty of murder, aggravated assault in B.C. high school stabbings

Man guilty of murder, aggravated assault in B.C. high school stabbings

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A judge who found a man guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated assault in an attack on two B.C.
Canada's top doctor says country ready with co-ordinated response to COVID-19

Canada's top doctor says country ready with co-ordinated response to COVID-19

OTTAWA — A Canadian patient newly diagnosed with COVID-19 recently travelled to Las Vegas and used public transit in Toronto for several days before he was tested for the virus, says the Toronto public health authority.
Coronavirus may force government to ditch balanced-budget plan: Alberta premier

Coronavirus may force government to ditch balanced-budget plan: Alberta premier

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says the novel coronavirus outbreak is hammering Alberta's economy and may force his government to abandon its core election promise to balance the books by 2023.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the novel coronavirus and the illness dubbed COVID-19 (all times Eastern): 5:37 p.m. The Ontario Ministry of Health says two more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the province today.
Advocacy group formed by families who lost loved ones in semi-truck crashes

Advocacy group formed by families who lost loved ones in semi-truck crashes

A new non-profit group advocating road safety has been formed nearly two years after a deadly hockey bus crash in rural Saskatchewan.
Peter MacKay says he regrets how 'stinking albatross' comment was viewed

Peter MacKay says he regrets how 'stinking albatross' comment was viewed

REGINA — Federal Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay says he regrets how some people interpreted his comment that current leader Andrew Scheer's socially conservative values were a "stinking albatross.

There be whales here!

SHERBROOKE – Port Hilford Harbour, at the Mouth of the St. Mary’s River, will be the new home of the first beluga whale sanctuary in North America as early as next year.

Viral attack videos in schools could be part of motive for violence, experts say

HALIFAX — As police in Cape Breton investigate a video appearing to show a violent incident in a high school locker room, some experts and educators argue social media firms should act more swiftly to remove the disturbing images from their networks.