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Cape Breton man's $17.4-million lottery win his second jackpot in seven years

Cape Breton man's $17.4-million lottery win his second jackpot in seven years

HALIFAX — Raymond Lillington stared at his lottery ticket in disbelief following last Saturday's Lotto 649 draw, thinking he couldn't have won a jackpot worth several million dollars — again.

Woman who ordered killing of Stefanie Rengel denied full parole: documents

TORONTO — A woman who pressured her boyfriend into killing his teenage ex more than a decade ago has been denied full parole.
Nova Scotia RCMP release new information in search for missing Cape Breton teen

Nova Scotia RCMP release new information in search for missing Cape Breton teen

CAPE BRETON, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP are releasing new information in the hopes of finding a 14-year-old Cape Breton girl who has not been seen since last Thursday.

CP NewsAlert: Amber Alert cancelled in Saskatchewan; four-year-old found safe

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatchewan say a four-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe. Saskatoon police say it does not appear to be a criminal matter, but officers are continuing to investigate.
WE Charity documents and Gaza's power plant shut; In The News for Aug. 19

WE Charity documents and Gaza's power plant shut; In The News for Aug. 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Complaints Commission probes RCMP Nunavut arrest, including racial bias

Complaints Commission probes RCMP Nunavut arrest, including racial bias

OTTAWA — The organization that provides civilian oversight of RCMP has launched an investigation into the conduct of Mounties involved in the June 1 arrest of an Inuk man in Nunavut, including whether racial bias played a role.
Some quotes on the Liberal cabinet shuffle and prorogation of Parliament

Some quotes on the Liberal cabinet shuffle and prorogation of Parliament

OTTAWA — "This is our chance to build a more resilient Canada, a Canada that is healthier and safer, greener and more competitive, a Canada that is more welcoming and more fair. This is our moment to change the future for the better.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 18

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 18

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:10 p.m. on Aug. 18, 2020: There are 123,154 confirmed cases in Canada.
B.C. Indigenous leaders call for closure of all Fraser River sockeye fisheries

B.C. Indigenous leaders call for closure of all Fraser River sockeye fisheries

VANCOUVER — First Nations groups in British Columbia are calling on the federal fisheries minister to issue an emergency order to close all sockeye fisheries on the Fraser River.
Parliament prorogued, confidence coming on throne speech, says Trudeau

Parliament prorogued, confidence coming on throne speech, says Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shut down Parliament and is promising to come back with a new throne speech next month to reset his Liberal government's agenda in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trudeau said Tuesday he had asked Gov.