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No winning ticket for Friday night's $12 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket sold for the $12 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 29 will be approximately $17 million. The Canadian Press

New COVID-19 variants not in Canada: Tam; Queen focuses on hope in Christmas speech

In her annual Christmas message, the Queen spoke about hope and kindness, praising nurses, front-line service workers and Good Samaritans.
Spirit of Christmas still alive as hundreds of Canadians give the gift of giving

Spirit of Christmas still alive as hundreds of Canadians give the gift of giving

The most wonderful time in a not-so-wonderful year has arrived and Canadians from coast to coast aren't letting the pandemic put a damper on their Christmas spirit.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on December 25

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 1:30 p.m. A Windsor, Ont., hospital is taking the lead on managing a long-term care home weathering a deadly COVID-19 outbreak that has sickened more than 150 people.
'Shift in perspective:' Indigenous place names moving Canada from colonial past

'Shift in perspective:' Indigenous place names moving Canada from colonial past

EDMONTON — To Terri Suntjens, symbolism means everything. That's why she decided to get involved with the City of Edmonton's initiative to rename its wards.
A look at the Indigenous names for Edmonton's 12 wards

A look at the Indigenous names for Edmonton's 12 wards

EDMONTON — The City of Edmonton approved a bylaw earlier this month to change the names of its 12 wards to Indigenous ones. Here are the new names and their meanings: Nakota Isga (Ward 1): (NAH'-koh-tah EE'-ska). Of Sioux origin meaning "the people.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 25, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:45 a.m. ET on Friday Dec. 25, 2020. There are 528,354 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 528,354 confirmed cases (75,305 active, 438,452 resolved, 14,597 deaths).
COVID-19 has made its way to second B.C. mink farm, no workers sick

COVID-19 has made its way to second B.C. mink farm, no workers sick

VICTORIA — Minks on a second farm in British Columbia's Fraser Valley have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for December 24

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 7 p.m. British Columbia has surpassed another grim COVID-19 milestone, reaching 808 deaths in the province. Twelve more people died to lift the death toll over the 800 mark.
Ontario, Quebec post case records; Trudeau strikes hopeful note in holiday message

Ontario, Quebec post case records; Trudeau strikes hopeful note in holiday message

Canada's two most populous provinces reported record daily COVID-19 caseloads Thursday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged this won't be the Christmas anyone had hoped for.