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Trudeau calls Tutu's death a loss of one of the world's 'strongest moral voices'

Trudeau calls Tutu's death a loss of one of the world's 'strongest moral voices'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the world has lost one of the strongest moral voices with the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Why Canada gets less for more when it comes to building transit

Why Canada gets less for more when it comes to building transit

OTTAWA — In early September, Conservative candidate Jennifer McAndrew stood outside a suburban Ottawa transit hub in the battleground riding of Kanata-Carleton to make a major campaign promise.
Flood disaster takes bite out of B.C. economy, sends infrastructure wake-up call

Flood disaster takes bite out of B.C. economy, sends infrastructure wake-up call

VICTORIA — Economic growth in British Columbia will face erosion from recent floods and slides that crippled transportation links, but the resilience of government and industry to keep supply chains open limits the damage, says an economist.
No winning ticket for Saturday's $18 million Lotto 649 jackpot

No winning ticket for Saturday's $18 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $18 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 jackpot. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Ontario reports more than 10,000 daily cases of COVID-19 for the first time

Ontario reports more than 10,000 daily cases of COVID-19 for the first time

TORONTO — Public Health Ontario says the province has recorded more than 10,000 new daily cases of COVID-19 for the first time. The 10,412 diagnoses surpass the previous record of 9,571, which was set Friday.
Dreams of white Christmas come true in Vancouver, while cold grips Prairies

Dreams of white Christmas come true in Vancouver, while cold grips Prairies

VANCOUVER — Known for rain and mild winters, British Columbia's west coast received an unexpected white Christmas as much of Western Canada shivered through extreme cold warnings and some parts of Ontario suffered through freezing drizzle.
Holiday spirit shines through as COVID dashes plans for gatherings and celebrations

Holiday spirit shines through as COVID dashes plans for gatherings and celebrations

Fewer Canadians gathered around twinkling Christmas trees to tear open presents with friends and family Saturday as COVID-19 put a damper on festivities for a second straight year, but the holiday spirit still managed to shine through for many.
Canadian scientists involved in James Webb space telescope say it's a dream come true

Canadian scientists involved in James Webb space telescope say it's a dream come true

MONTREAL — As the world tuned in on Christmas morning to see NASA's James Webb Space Telescope lift off, Canadian scientists who played a crucial part in its creation were emotional.
B.C. pushes for black market cannabis to go legal, faces criticism from craft growers

B.C. pushes for black market cannabis to go legal, faces criticism from craft growers

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has convinced many illegal cannabis growers to begin selling legally in an effort to squeeze out illicit marijuana from the marketplace, but the efforts have faced criticism from the craft growing industry.
No winning ticket for Friday's $23 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Friday's $23 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $23 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. However, the $250,000 runner up prize went to a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Dec.