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Ontario ticket claims Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder somewhere in Ontario claimed Saturday night's $9.1 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to an Ontario player.

Indigenous nation in Washington State seeks meeting with feds on Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER — The Lummi Nation in northwest Washington state is requesting a meeting with Canadian officials regarding the environmental impacts of industrial projects on the Salish Sea off the coasts of Washington and British Columbia.

Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur recalls two ice cream sandwich brands

A Canadian dairy co-operative says it is recalling two types of ice cream sandwiches over concerns there might be metal particles in the product.
Quebec ombudsperson criticizes social health worker's handling of Mosque shooter case

Quebec ombudsperson criticizes social health worker's handling of Mosque shooter case

MONTREAL — Quebec's ombudsperson has criticized the way a social worker handled the case of the Quebec mosque shooter after he allegedly told her in confidence he regretted not having murdered more people, according to a report obtained by The Canadi

Alberta judge denies B.C.'s bid to block 'Turn Off the Taps' bill

CALGARY — A Calgary judge has denied British Columbia's attempt to block Alberta legislation that would allow that province to stop oil shipments to the coast.
Air Force will end search for missing Quebec businessman and his son

Air Force will end search for missing Quebec businessman and his son

MONTREAL — The Royal Canadian Air Force said Saturday it will gradually reduce its search operations for a missing Quebec businessman and his son before handing the case over to the provincial police.
'I'm choosing not to be a victim,' Danforth shooting survivor says

'I'm choosing not to be a victim,' Danforth shooting survivor says

TORONTO — Danielle Kane struggled with depression in her 20s and even contemplated suicide.

CRA program to help poor file taxes yields noticeable bump in people helped

OTTAWA — A federal program designed to help low-income Canadians file their taxes has boosted the number of returns it's handled in the year since the government increased its funding.
CRA program to help poor file taxes yields noticeable bump in people helped

CRA program to help poor file taxes yields noticeable bump in people helped

OTTAWA — A federal program designed to help low-income Canadians file their taxes has boosted the number of returns it's handled in the year since the government increased its funding.
Tentative agreement averts strike by Quebec provincial park employees

Tentative agreement averts strike by Quebec provincial park employees

MONTREAL — A full-blown strike by employees at Quebec provincial parks that was set to begin today has been averted after the two sides reached an agreement in principle.