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No winning ticket for Friday night's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $30 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 16 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press
B.C. rock slide blocking salmon spawning prompts new fisheries restrictions

B.C. rock slide blocking salmon spawning prompts new fisheries restrictions

CLINTON, B.C. — A major rock slide in British Columbia's Fraser River has prompted new restrictions to recreational and First Nations fishing of chinook salmon, as officials scramble to prevent long-term devastation of the population.
Former Quebec premier Jean Charest to help Canada secure UN Security Council seat

Former Quebec premier Jean Charest to help Canada secure UN Security Council seat

OTTAWA — The federal government has named former Quebec premier Jean Charest as a special envoy to help Canada secure a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Alberta, Quebec seek to intervene in B.C. appeal to Supreme Court on pipelines

Alberta, Quebec seek to intervene in B.C. appeal to Supreme Court on pipelines

EDMONTON — Alberta and Quebec want to have their say when British Columbia goes to the Supreme Court for a ruling on who is in charge of interprovincial projects like pipelines. Both provinces say they have filed a notice of intervention in B.C.
Manitoba grand chief on leave, denies pursuing intimate relationship

Manitoba grand chief on leave, denies pursuing intimate relationship

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba Indigenous leader is taking a leave of absence after being accused of sending unwanted messages to a woman.
Officials warned China, India could use communities in Canada to advance agendas

Officials warned China, India could use communities in Canada to advance agendas

OTTAWA — Some of the federal government's top bureaucrats have been warned about China and India trying to use their respective ethnic communities in Canada to advance their own agendas.
Third horse dies at Stampede chuckwagon races; driver fined, disqualified

Third horse dies at Stampede chuckwagon races; driver fined, disqualified

CALGARY — A chuckwagon driver has been barred indefinitely from competing at the Calgary Stampede after a collision caused a horse's death.
Military looks to guard satellites from 'natural and artificial threats'

Military looks to guard satellites from 'natural and artificial threats'

OTTAWA — Canadian satellites need to be protected from "natural and artificial threats" in space, says the federal government in a call for new ideas and technology to help.
Veterans activist gets OK to press $25K libel suit against Liberal minister

Veterans activist gets OK to press $25K libel suit against Liberal minister

TORONTO — A noted veterans activist can proceed with his defamation suit against the former minister of veterans affairs after Ontario's top court ruled Friday that a deputy judge in small claims court had no authority to throw out the claim without

Man pleads guilty to trafficking fentanyl from Quebec prison cell

A Colombian national accused of managing an international fentanyl trafficking operation from a prison cell in Quebec pleaded guilty to multiple charges in a U.S. courtroom on Friday.