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Single winning ticket sold for Friday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — Someone in Ontario is starting their weekend $55 million dollars richer. A single winning ticket was drawn for Friday's Lotto Max jackpot. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) says the ticket was sold in Toronto.
Artists to cash in when work is resold with update of copyright laws

Artists to cash in when work is resold with update of copyright laws

OTTAWA — Artists are to get paid when their work is resold in a shakeup of copyright laws that would give them a slice of collectors' profits.
Pandemic benefits were too generous with businesses, stringent with workers: experts

Pandemic benefits were too generous with businesses, stringent with workers: experts

OTTAWA — Benefits rolled out at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic allowed vulnerable Canadians to stay healthy while maintaining an income, but business supports were excessive and show the outsized influence of business groups on public policy, economists say
Amanda Todd's mother highlights impact of 'sextortion', as jury deliberates

Amanda Todd's mother highlights impact of 'sextortion', as jury deliberates

NEW WESTMINSTER — The mother of Amanda Todd hopes her daughter's case brings increased awareness of the devastating impacts of "sextortion", as a jury in the trial of a Dutch man accused of blackmailing the British Columbia teenager begins its first

Lotto Max winning numbers for Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Friday's Lotto Max draw for an estimated $55 million: 07, 16, 19, 33, 36, 48 & 49.
Shifting winds keep villages on edge as fire in B.C.'s Okanagan forces evacuations

Shifting winds keep villages on edge as fire in B.C.'s Okanagan forces evacuations

KEREMEOS, B.C.
Russia sanctions LGBTQ activist, Freeland and Joly's staff, singer Chantal Kreviazuk

Russia sanctions LGBTQ activist, Freeland and Joly's staff, singer Chantal Kreviazuk

OTTAWA — Russia sanctioned a raft of Canadian public figures on Friday including Maj.-Gen. Michael Wright, head of Canadian Forces Intelligence Command, and the pastor who officiated the first gay marriages in Canada.
Jury now deliberating in online extortion case of British Columbia teen

Jury now deliberating in online extortion case of British Columbia teen

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Carol Todd said she wants her daughter's legacy to live on past a verdict as the jury began its deliberations Friday at the trial of Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor.

RCMP investigate video of B.C. beer-hockey brawl with possible skate kick to the face

BURNABY, B.C. — A video apparently showing a brawling recreational league hockey player using a skate blade to kick a second player in the face has attracted the attention of RCMP in Burnaby, B.C.
Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

Government to use regulation to ban handgun imports in two weeks

The federal government plans to fast-track a ban on the import of handguns into the country without the approval of Parliament using a regulatory measure that comes into effect in two weeks, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino announced Friday.