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No winning ticket for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million dollar jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on July 28 will grow to approximately $15 million. The Canadian Press
Wildrose and Tories in Alberta vote on merger into one united party

Wildrose and Tories in Alberta vote on merger into one united party

RED DEER, Alta. — Albertans will find out today whether the province's two right-of-centre political parties will merge into one to try and defeat Premier Rachel Notley's NDP government.
Stage commander: Confident Streetheart frontman Kenny Shields dies at 69

Stage commander: Confident Streetheart frontman Kenny Shields dies at 69

Kenny Shields, the brash lead singer of Canadian rock band Streetheart who swaggered across the country's stages for decades, died of heart failure Friday. He was 69.

Cyclist who claimed he was hurt by barbed wire charged with fraud, mischief

COCHRANE, Alta. — Fraud and public mischief charges have been laid against a man who said he was severely injured by barbed wire that was strung across a mountain biking trail and then appealed for $8,000 in donations.

Thunder Bay, Ont. mayor, wife and one other person charged with extortion

The mayor of Thunder Bay, Ont., was charged with extortion and obstructing justice Friday, almost two months after the northern Ontario city's police chief was arrested in the same case.

Metrolinx abandons court appeal but won't let Bombardier bid to operate GO trains

MONTREAL — Ontario's transit agency has decided not to appeal a court ruling favouring Bombardier but will exclude the Montreal-based company from bidding to continue operating GO Transit trains as it has done for decades.

Immigration officials working on case of Winnipeg Yazidi woman and injured son

WINNIPEG — Officials in Ottawa say they are working to help reunite a Yazidi woman living in Winnipeg with her 12-year-old son, who was recently freed from captivity with Iraqi militants and is recovering from gunshot wounds.

Wildfire that destroyed homes in Lake Country, B.C., believed human-caused: RCMP

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — A fast-moving wildfire in British Columbia's Okanagan region that quickly engulfed eight homes and damaged 30 other properties is believed to be human-caused, RCMP said Friday.
City removes homemade stairs in Toronto park, promises new set of stairs

City removes homemade stairs in Toronto park, promises new set of stairs

TORONTO — His handiwork may have been torn down, but a Toronto man who took it upon himself to build a staircase to help residents get down a steep park embankment says he's just happy his efforts have led to city plans for a permanent structure.
Man punches bear in the nose in fight for survival during B.C. beachcombing trip

Man punches bear in the nose in fight for survival during B.C. beachcombing trip

QUALICUM BEACH, B.C. — A British Columbia's man's relaxing beachcombing trip turned into a harrowing fight for survival against a grizzly bear that flailed him around "like a puppet." Randal Warnock, 57, said he was walking on Brown Island on B.C.