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No winning ticket for Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — Once again this week, no winning ticket was sold for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.

'This is nothing new for us:' Alberta RCMP say they're ready for legal cannabis

EDMONTON — Alberta RCMP say Mounties will be ready when recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Wednesday. Chief Supt.
Gas service on way to high rises, but industrial users must conserve: FortisBC

Gas service on way to high rises, but industrial users must conserve: FortisBC

VANCOUVER — Transportation Safety Board investigators plan to remove pipeline wreckage debris from an explosion site near Prince George, B.C.
New pipeline review not going far enough out to sea, environment group says

New pipeline review not going far enough out to sea, environment group says

OTTAWA — The back-to-the-drawing board environmental review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project will assess the impact of increased oil tanker traffic out to about 12 nautical miles from the B.C. coastline.
NEB sets Trans Mountain hearings schedule to meet February deadline

NEB sets Trans Mountain hearings schedule to meet February deadline

CALGARY — The National Energy Board has released a schedule that it says will allow it to reconsider its approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in time to meet a Feb. 22 federal government deadline.
Alberta government says it would contribute $700M to Calgary Olympics

Alberta government says it would contribute $700M to Calgary Olympics

CALGARY — The Alberta government says it would contribute up to $700 million if Calgary were to hold the 2026 Winter Olympics, but how the remaining costs would be divvied up remains unknown with just a month to go before a plebiscite on whether to b

Two men charged after body of slain Quebec college student found in field

MONTREAL — Two men are facing first-degree murder charges in the slaying of a 19-year-old Quebec woman whose death may be linked to the discovery of two more bodies, provincial police said Friday.
How long should police officers abstain from pot? Depends whom you ask

How long should police officers abstain from pot? Depends whom you ask

TORONTO — Twenty-eight days. That's how long members of the RCMP and Toronto police have been ordered to abstain from smoking or vaping recreational pot before reporting for duty.

Judge says it's up to B.C. government to fund translator for murdered teen's mom

VANCOUVER — The mother of a 13-year-old girl found murdered in a park in Burnaby, B.C., has requested a Mandarin translator so she can understand court proceedings, and a judge has recommended the province fund that request.
Michaelle Jean loses bid to hold onto job as Francophonie secretary general

Michaelle Jean loses bid to hold onto job as Francophonie secretary general

YEREVAN, Armenia — Without even her home country supporting her, Michaelle Jean failed in her bid for a second term as secretary general of la Francophonie Friday as members chose Rwandan Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo.