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No winning ticket for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot. But one of the draw's four $1 million Maxmillion prizes went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The grand prize for the next draw on Dec.
B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

VICTORIA — Restoration companies and contractors in British Columbia that are about to help launch a massive flood cleanup and repair effort must be aware of the risks and hazards their work could pose to employees, says the province's worker protect
Chinese-controlled firm loses court bid to pause Ottawa's divestment order

Chinese-controlled firm loses court bid to pause Ottawa's divestment order

OTTAWA — State-owned China Mobile has lost a court bid for a temporary hold on Ottawa's order that its Canadian affiliate be divested or wound up over national security concerns.

Senate gives speedy passage to bill banning conversion therapy

OTTAWA — The Senate gave speedy approval Tuesday to legislation banning conversion therapy in Canada. After minimal debate, senators agreed to fast-track Bill C-4 through all stages of the legislative process and deem it passed.
Quebec liquor warehouse workers reject deal, negotiations to resume on Wednesday

Quebec liquor warehouse workers reject deal, negotiations to resume on Wednesday

MONTREAL — Quebec's liquor corporation is set to resume negotiations Wednesday with the union representing warehouse workers after they overwhelmingly rejected a deal for a new contract. Union leaders had recommended that members accept the Nov.
David Cohen presents letters of credence at Rideau Hall to begin job as U.S. envoy

David Cohen presents letters of credence at Rideau Hall to begin job as U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON — David Cohen is finally getting down to business as the newest United States ambassador to Canada — the first to take on the role full-time since 2019. Cohen, a lawyer, lobbyist and former U.S.
Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 over concerns about Omicron COVID-19 variant

Indigenous papal visit postponed to 2022 over concerns about Omicron COVID-19 variant

OTTAWA — Indigenous leaders and residential school survivors will not travel to the Vatican as planned this month to meet with Pope Francis because of the latest threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Liberals table bill that would repeal mandatory minimums for some drug, gun crimes

Liberals table bill that would repeal mandatory minimums for some drug, gun crimes

OTTAWA — The federal government introduced a bill in the House of Commons on Tuesday that would repeal mandatory minimum penalties for drug offences and some gun-related crimes.
Conservatives push for all-party committee to examine Canada's Afghanistan response

Conservatives push for all-party committee to examine Canada's Afghanistan response

OTTAWA — Conservatives will push for a vote on a new all-party House of Commons committee to look back at Canada's plan for the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban and the response to the humanitarian crisis that followed.
Liberals raise doubts of high number of vaccine exemptions among Conservatives ranks

Liberals raise doubts of high number of vaccine exemptions among Conservatives ranks

OTTAWA — Government House leader Mark Holland is questioning the relatively high number of medical exemptions among the Conservative ranks preventing them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.