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Liberal turmoil a 'gift' to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in B.C. byelection: expert

Liberal turmoil a 'gift' to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in B.C. byelection: expert

BURNABY, B.C. — The stakes are high for NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in a Metro Vancouver byelection race, but an expert says recent Liberal turmoil has been a "gift" to his campaign.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $10 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Feb.

Court rejects B.C.'s request to declare Alberta oil export law unconstitutional

CALGARY — A judge has dismissed the British Columbia government's request to declare unconstitutional an Alberta law that could restrict the flow of refined oil products to B.C. The attorney general of B.C.
A 'warm embrace' for grieving parents at funeral of seven young fire victims

A 'warm embrace' for grieving parents at funeral of seven young fire victims

HALIFAX — One by one, seven small white caskets were carried inside a cavernous waterfront hall on Saturday, where thousands of mourners gathered for an emotional embrace of grieving parents who lost their children in a devastating house fire.
New immigration projects offer caregivers pathway to permanent residence

New immigration projects offer caregivers pathway to permanent residence

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is launching two new immigration pilot programs that will allow caregivers to come to Canada with their families while also offering them the opportunity to become permanent residents.

Montreal police arrest one of Quebec's 10 most wanted criminals

Montreal police say they've arrested one of Quebec's 10 most wanted criminals. They say Frederick Silva, 37, was arrested last night in Montreal and is expected to appear in court this afternoon to be charged with murder and attempted murder.
Montreal man found guilty of manslaughter in death of ailing wife

Montreal man found guilty of manslaughter in death of ailing wife

MONTREAL — A Montreal man who was convicted on Saturday of killing his ailing wife said he'd finally be able to mourn her after a jury found him guilty of the lesser of the two possible charges against him.
As U.S. plans in Syria shift, Canada tries to plan for own forces in Iraq

As U.S. plans in Syria shift, Canada tries to plan for own forces in Iraq

OTTAWA — The commander of Canada's special forces says officials are watching closely to see what impact U.S. plans to withdraw hundreds of soldiers from Syria could have on Canada's mission in neighbouring Iraq.

BC ticket holder wins Friday night's $25.9 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in British Columbia won Friday night's $25.9 million dollar Lotto Max jackpot. The exact location where the winning ticket was purchased was not immediately revealed. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Mar.