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Montreal couple hid winning $55-million lottery ticket in daughter's toy box

Montreal couple hid winning $55-million lottery ticket in daughter's toy box

MONTREAL — Initially, Nathalie Langlais thought her winning lottery ticket was worth $55. Then she saw three more zeros on her smartphone.

Law society urged to adopt $25K cap on referral fees in Ontario

TORONTO — Lawyers in Ontario should have their fees for referring clients to another lawyer capped at a maximum of $25,000, a report released on Monday recommends.
Some Mountie deaths in 2014 Moncton massacre may have been preventable: Crown

Some Mountie deaths in 2014 Moncton massacre may have been preventable: Crown

MONCTON, N.B. — Some of the Mounties killed in a 2014 shooting rampage in Moncton might have survived had the RCMP complied with labour laws, a Crown prosecutor told a judge Monday.
Canadians only now starting to get heads around pot legalization, forum told

Canadians only now starting to get heads around pot legalization, forum told

TORONTO — Canada's provinces, municipalities and Canadians themselves are only now really starting to come to grips with the pending legalization of marijuana, a forum heard Monday.
'Somebody knows something:' Police rule death of Calgary baby in 2015 a homicide

'Somebody knows something:' Police rule death of Calgary baby in 2015 a homicide

Calgary police say the death of a three-month-old baby in 2015 has been ruled a homicide and are calling for anyone with information to come forward. Calgary Police Insp.

Manitoba families of missing, murdered say hearings must go ahead

WINNIPEG — A coalition that represents Manitoba family members says national hearings into missing and murdered indigenous women must begin soon despite the uncertainty surrounding the process.

World-famous 'big and sexy' iceberg drifting from Newfoundland town, mayor says

FERRYLAND, N.L. — The world's most famous intact iceberg appears to be on the move. Ocean currents appear to be sweeping the colossal iceberg away from tiny Ferryland, N.L.

A by-the-numbers look at the federal program for extended EI benefits

OTTAWA — Last year's federal budget unveiled a program to help eligible workers in 12 regions of the country hard hit by a downturn in commodity prices. Three regions were added in May.
Notley says Canada will have lots of allies if Trump goes after energy trade

Notley says Canada will have lots of allies if Trump goes after energy trade

GUANGZHOU, China — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to have some unhappy supporters south of the border if he goes after Canadian energy with trade sanctions.

Clarification to April 20 realtor story.

TORONTO — An April 20 story by The Canadian Press said that realtors earn a commission of five per cent of a home's price. In fact, the commission is split between the buyer's agent and the seller's agent. The Canadian Press