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No winning ticket for Friday night's $17 million Lotto Max draw

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $17 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 8 will be approximately $22 million. The Canadian Press

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The federal government is laying plans for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. The approval of a vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech is said to be imminent. The second vaccine in line for approval in Canada is from Moderna.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. There are 402,569 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 402,569 confirmed cases (69,977 active, 320,096 resolved, 12,496 deaths).

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. There are 402,569 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 402,569 confirmed cases (69,977 active, 320,096 resolved, 12,496 deaths).
Negotiating contracts for vaccines in development needed flexibility: Anand

Negotiating contracts for vaccines in development needed flexibility: Anand

OTTAWA — Procurement Minister Anita Anand says that as soon as she knows when the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Canada, she will share that information with Canadians.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:15 pm. Yukon is reporting three more cases of COVID-19. Dr. Brendan Hanley, Yukon’s chief medical officer of health, says the new cases bring the territory’s total to 54.
Black federal public servants file lawsuit alleging systemic discrimination

Black federal public servants file lawsuit alleging systemic discrimination

OTTAWA — Alain Babineau recalls the discriminatory hurdles he faced trying to join the RCMP in the early 1980s, including a question in his first interview about what he would do if called a word notorious for its overt racism against Black people.
Age, income among top factors affecting well-being during pandemic, B.C. survey shows

Age, income among top factors affecting well-being during pandemic, B.C. survey shows

VANCOUVER — A survey on people's experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia shows the most important areas that must be addressed relate to health and social inequities, says the deputy provincial health officer.
'I know what I did was morally wrong,' Alek Minassian told psychiatrist, court hears

'I know what I did was morally wrong,' Alek Minassian told psychiatrist, court hears

TORONTO — The man who killed 10 people after deliberately driving down pedestrians in Toronto told a psychiatrist he knew what he did was wrong, court heard Friday. "I know what I did was morally wrong," Alek Minassian told Dr.
Speaker Rota reflects on first year presiding over unprecedented virtual Parliament

Speaker Rota reflects on first year presiding over unprecedented virtual Parliament

OTTAWA — Anthony Rota is marking his first anniversary as Speaker of the House of Commons by, as he puts it, having his throat slit.