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No winning ticket for Friday night's $39 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $39 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on April 21 will be approximately $44 million. The Canadian Press

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
Senate extends adjournment until June 2 as talks over return of MPs continue

Senate extends adjournment until June 2 as talks over return of MPs continue

OTTAWA — The Senate will not resume sitting until June 2 at the earliest, but it was unclear Friday when and how the House of Commons would return.

B.C. human rights observers concerned by spike in family violence amid COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Advocates for the rights of women and children in British Columbia are shining a light on the rise in family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. B.C.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 8:15 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 43 new COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths. A joint statement from Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:07 p.m. ET on April 17, 2020: There are 31,927 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Victoria wants homeless to be housed in empty hotels during pandemic

Victoria wants homeless to be housed in empty hotels during pandemic

VICTORIA — The City of Victoria is calling for the British Columbia government to take over its empty hotels and motels as a solution to housing the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wood chips to make pulp for toilet paper in short supply, Commons committee told

Wood chips to make pulp for toilet paper in short supply, Commons committee told

OTTAWA — The demand for toilet paper in Canada has skyrocketed — increasing by 241 per cent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal oilpatch bailout focus on cleanup of abandoned wells, reduced emissions

Federal oilpatch bailout focus on cleanup of abandoned wells, reduced emissions

Industry and environmental groups welcomed a multibillion-dollar oilpatch bailout package Friday, but both were looking for more from the federal government.
B.C. rights groups demand action following inmate's death related to COVID-19

B.C. rights groups demand action following inmate's death related to COVID-19

VANCOUVER — A coalition of rights groups in British Columbia is calling for the immediate release of as many inmates as possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19 after the death of an inmate this week at the Mission Institution.