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No winning ticket for Saturday night's $9.3 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $9.3 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder somewhere on the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Nov.
Children of migrants living in U.S. pushing up American asylum-seeker numbers

Children of migrants living in U.S. pushing up American asylum-seeker numbers

OTTAWA — As Canada grapples with an influx of irregular asylum seekers, statistics show a growing number of people seeking refugee protection in Canada are Americans.
Canadian military's template for perfect recruits outdated: Vance

Canadian military's template for perfect recruits outdated: Vance

HALIFAX — The man who leads the Canadian Armed Forces says military leaders have failed to grasp the importance of recruiting more women and minorities, partly because they have for too long relied on an antiquated template for recruits. Gen.

Canada's defence spending questioned at NATO parliamentary meeting

HALIFAX — The deputy minister of national defence has told a NATO meeting in Halifax that Canada is satisfied it is spending what it requires to meet its alliance and other military commitments.
U.S., China trade barbs on tariffs as Trudeau meets with Pacific island leaders

U.S., China trade barbs on tariffs as Trudeau meets with Pacific island leaders

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — Leaders from the world's two biggest economies put Canada and its allies in the position of picking sides in the battle for world influence, as the United States and China outlined different visions for trade and inve
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough