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No winning ticket for Saturday night's $11 million Lotto 649 jackpot

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $11 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $11 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Aug.
University of Victoria and women's rowing coach sued over alleged verbal abuse

University of Victoria and women's rowing coach sued over alleged verbal abuse

VANCOUVER — A former member of the University of Victoria's varsity women's rowing team is suing the head coach and the university over allegations of demeaning and aggressive treatment. A statement of claim filed in B.C.
Two dead in Manitoba after RCMP believe tornado threw their vehicle into a field

Two dead in Manitoba after RCMP believe tornado threw their vehicle into a field

VIRDEN, Man. — A tornado that killed two teens when it threw their vehicle into a Manitoba field surprised even those in the area who are accustomed to violent weather, as well as a stormchaser, with its destructive strength.
Team says technical issues from 'unprecedented demand' left Oilers raffle in limbo

Team says technical issues from 'unprecedented demand' left Oilers raffle in limbo

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers' record-setting online 50/50 raffle from Friday with a total estimated pot of more than $15 million remained in limbo on Saturday as officials attempted to sort out technical problems that the team's management says wer
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 8

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 8

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:58 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2020: There are 119,221 confirmed cases in Canada.
Canada to match donations to Lebanon relief

Canada to match donations to Lebanon relief

OTTAWA — The federal government will match all individual donations from Canadians to humanitarian relief efforts in Lebanon following this week's deadly explosion in Beirut.
COVID-19 outbreaks over in federal prisons, staff preparing for 'new normal'

COVID-19 outbreaks over in federal prisons, staff preparing for 'new normal'

COVID-19 outbreaks in Canada's federal prisons have been declared over, and staff and visitors are preparing for a" new normal" that could be in place for years.
Quebec festivals organizers look to innovate as restrictions loosened

Quebec festivals organizers look to innovate as restrictions loosened

Montreal has been having its quietest summer in recent memory, as COVID-19 put an end to a world-renowned festival circuit celebrating everything from jazz to circus arts.
No winning ticket for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

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

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Aug. 11 will grow to approximately $15 million. The Canadian Press
'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

EDMONTON — Frenzy over the Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 draw continued Friday, with fans setting a new record total estimated pot of more than $13 million. "NEW RECORD," the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation said on Twitter.