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City of Vernon transfers copyright to legendary Ogopogo to B.C. Indigenous nations

City of Vernon transfers copyright to legendary Ogopogo to B.C. Indigenous nations

VERNON, B.C. — The legal rights to the legendary creature in a British Columbia lake have been transferred to an alliance of Indigenous nations who say the Ogopogo has always been part of their spiritual teachings.

No winning ticket for Friday's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $50 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The draw also offered two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each, but neither were claimed. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Oct.
Military's human resources officer under investigation for 'historic' sex misconduct

Military's human resources officer under investigation for 'historic' sex misconduct

OTTAWA — Military police say they are investigating “historic” allegations of sexual misconduct involving yet another senior commander, this time the officer responsible for human resources in the Canadian Armed Forces.
CDC says people with mixed-dose COVID-19 vaccinations will be eligible to enter U.S.

CDC says people with mixed-dose COVID-19 vaccinations will be eligible to enter U.S.

WASHINGTON — It's the news nearly four million Canadians have been waiting to hear: people who received doses of two different COVID-19 vaccines will qualify as fully vaccinated when the U.S.
Testing shows high concentrations of fuel in tank at Iqaluit's water treatment plant

Testing shows high concentrations of fuel in tank at Iqaluit's water treatment plant

IQALUIT — The City of Iqaluit says testing shows a high concentration of fuel in a tank that supplies water to the Nunavut capital, but long-term health effects are not a concern.
Closing submissions in B.C. money laundering inquiry include call to work together

Closing submissions in B.C. money laundering inquiry include call to work together

VANCOUVER — The commissioner of British Columbia's public inquiry into money laundering was urged to look to future efforts to combat the crime rather than point blame at how hundreds of millions of dollars in illegal cash poured into provincial casi
New electoral boundaries strip Quebec of a seat, give Alberta three more

New electoral boundaries strip Quebec of a seat, give Alberta three more

OTTAWA — Quebec is slated to lose one seat in the next redrawing of federal ridings in Canada. Quebec's 78 MPs will be reduced to 77 — the first time since 1966 that a province has lost a seat when the electoral map is reconfigured.
War of words breaks out as admiral pushes for reinstatement as Canada's defence chief

War of words breaks out as admiral pushes for reinstatement as Canada's defence chief

OTTAWA — A war of words broke out at the very top of Canada’s military on Friday, as Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and acting defence chief Gen. Wayne Eyre blasted Adm.
Yukon announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for a wide range of workers

Yukon announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for a wide range of workers

WHITEHORSE — A wide range of workers in Yukon will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to help slow the spread of the Delta variant, says Premier Sandy Silver.
N.B. government employees ordered to stop making Indigenous land acknowledgments

N.B. government employees ordered to stop making Indigenous land acknowledgments

FREDERICTON — Citing a series of legal actions and land claims initiated by First Nations, the New Brunswick government has ordered employees to stop making territorial or title acknowledgments in reference to Indigenous lands.