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Two winning tickets for Friday night's $19 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — Two winning tickets were sold for the $19 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. One of them was purchased on the Prairies and the other in Ontario. Each winning ticket is worth $9.5 million.

Alberta Mountie found not guilty of dangerous driving causing pedestrian's death

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — There was stony silence followed by tears Friday as a Mountie was found not guilty of dangerous driving causing death of a man near Fort McMurray, Alta. RCMP Const.
Ottawa to issue apology to Italian Canadians mistreated during Second World War

Ottawa to issue apology to Italian Canadians mistreated during Second World War

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is committed to issuing a formal apology to Italian Canadians mistreated in the country during the Second World War.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri accused of assaulting sheriff's deputy in Oakland

Raptors president Masai Ujiri accused of assaulting sheriff's deputy in Oakland

U.S. law enforcement officials allege Raptors president Masai Ujiri assaulted a police officer at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif.
First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred burial site

First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred burial site

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Indigenous leaders from across British Columbia and parts of the United States gathered at a sacred burial site in Abbotsford, B.C., alongside the developer who owns it, calling for its protection by the provincial government.
Forcing secularism bill through legislature gives Quebecers back their pride: premier

Forcing secularism bill through legislature gives Quebecers back their pride: premier

MONTREAL — Quebecers are regaining a sense of pride now that the government is set to force through a secularism bill that bans many public sector workers from wearing religious symbols, Premier Francois Legault said Friday.
Liberals hope to deal with HIV non-disclosure issue if re-elected: Lametti

Liberals hope to deal with HIV non-disclosure issue if re-elected: Lametti

TORONTO — The Liberals hope to address the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure if re-elected in the fall, the federal justice minister said Friday as advocacy groups pushed the government to make changes to the law.
Election a chance to toughen climate-change targets: McKenna

Election a chance to toughen climate-change targets: McKenna

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna is hinting that the upcoming Liberal election platform will promise deeper cuts to greenhouse-gas emissions, including the possibility of legislating targets.
Quebec Premier apologizes to agronomist who blew whistle on pesticide study

Quebec Premier apologizes to agronomist who blew whistle on pesticide study

Quebec Premier Francois Legault apologized Friday to a whistleblower who was fired after going public with concerns about the pesticide industry's influence on public research.
Edibles, other pot products, will hit shelves after mid-December: Ottawa

Edibles, other pot products, will hit shelves after mid-December: Ottawa

Canadians looking to buy cannabis-infused brownies or lotions will find a "limited selection" in legal stores in mid-December at the earliest, the federal government says, but industry players expect the full rollout of next-generation pot products t