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No winning ticket sold for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Sept.
Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.

Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.

VANCOUVER — Election administrators in British Columbia are ready with hand sanitizer for voters and personal protective equipment for polling station workers as part of a pandemic plan similar to one used recently in New Brunswick.

Letter containing ricin sent to White House may have come from Canada: RCMP

OTTAWA — Canadian law enforcement has been called in to help the FBI investigate after American authorities found that an envelope addressed to the White House contained the poison ricin.

Nunavut reports first confirmed COVID-19 cases, saying both are mine workers

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting its first confirmed cases of COVID-19, but a spokeswoman for the premier says that since they didn't originate in the territory they'll instead be counted in other jurisdictions.
Canada's Kennedy to yesterday's man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

Canada's Kennedy to yesterday's man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

TORONTO — Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a "Liberal dream in motion" to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91.
QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

Former prime minister John Turner, who led the country for just 79 days in the summer of 1984, has died at 91. News of his death Saturday sparked an outpouring of tributes online from fellow politicians. "A gifted politician, lawyer, and athlete, Mr.
B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program

B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program

VANCOUVER — Migrant workers and advocates called for a "just recovery" from the COVID-19 pandemic during a digital rally on Saturday.
New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says

New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says

OTTAWA — The national housing strategy will need new tools to move more quickly from ideas to finished projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the head of the federal housing agency. The Canada Housing and Mortgage Corp.
Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner

Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner

TORONTO — Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner: June 7, 1929: John Napier Wyndham Turner is born in Richmond, England. 1932: Turner and his mother move to British Columbia following the death of his father.
O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

OTTAWA — Conservative leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19. O'Toole got the news late Friday, hours after Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet issued a statement that he too had tested positive.