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Unions increasingly at odds over replacing troubled Phoenix pay system

OTTAWA — Government officials say the Trudeau government will be presented with options for replacing the troubled Phoenix civil service pay system within the next few weeks.
New B.C. museum policy highlights return of Indigenous remains, artifacts

New B.C. museum policy highlights return of Indigenous remains, artifacts

VANCOUVER — Letters to Scotland sent by a woman from the small settlement of Victoria around 1850 gave Dianne Hinkley more insight into why the bones of her ancestors may be spread around the world.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket for the $5 million dollar jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario.

Searchers for missing trio on Great Slave Lake spot body among debris

YELLOWKNIFE — The search for three overdue travellers on frozen Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories has been suspended after police say searchers in a helicopter spotted a body.

Another adult Southern resident killer whale and her calf found in poor health

VANCOUVER — A female adult Southern resident killer whale and her three-and-a-half-year-old calf are rapidly declining in health in what appears to be a troubling situation for the creatures.
Montreal researchers create audible hockey puck for visually impaired players

Montreal researchers create audible hockey puck for visually impaired players

MONTREAL — A team of Montreal university researchers has developed an audible hockey puck they say could revolutionize the sport for blind players.
Quebec credits new gun registry for huge jump in number of voluntary surrenders

Quebec credits new gun registry for huge jump in number of voluntary surrenders

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is crediting its new gun registry law for a major spike in the number of long guns voluntarily handed over to police for destruction.
Former B.C. polygamous leader guilty in taking child bride to United States

Former B.C. polygamous leader guilty in taking child bride to United States

CRANBROOK, B.C. — There's "no room for doubt" that a former leader in a religious sect that practises polygamy in Bountiful, B.C.
Canada's parole officers say correctional system has reached breaking point

Canada's parole officers say correctional system has reached breaking point

OTTAWA — Canada's parole officers say the country's corrections system is at a breaking point due to workloads that are "insurmountable" — a situation they say poses real risks to public safety.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $22 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $22 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on May 21 will be approximately $27 million. The Canadian Press