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Ontario ticket wins Saturday night's $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A single ticket sold in Ontario claimed the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec.
Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

Canadians killed in Afghanistan honoured during emotional dedication ceremony

OTTAWA — Emotions ran free in Ottawa Saturday as the more than 150 Canadians killed in Afghanistan were honoured during a sombre ceremony attended by hundreds of family members, many of whom continue to struggle with the loss of their loved ones.
Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election

Liberals unveil $3B sole-source deal for armoured vehicles ahead of election

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government has unveiled plans to award a sole-source contract for hundreds of light armoured vehicles to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, while also promising the London, Ont., company a $650-million loan.

Clarification to Aug. 16 story slugged Military-Vehicles

OTTAWA — In a story Friday, Aug.
85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship

MONTREAL — Olympic-style weightlifting isn’t just about strength or power. It’s about speed, coordination, focus. More than five decades ago, Marcel Perron learned that in a visceral way.
Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning violence in Hong Kong as tension escalates between pro-democracy protesters and police.
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson comes out as gay after 40 years

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson comes out as gay after 40 years

OTTAWA — After 40 years, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson has come out as gay. In a column published in the Ottawa Citizen on Saturday, Watson writes that it was a "mistake" not coming out sooner.

Entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted gear-free off coast of Miscou, N.B.

MISCOU , N.B. — The Department of Fisheries and Oceans say a North Atlantic right whale that was last seen entangled is now free of the gear.
'It's just the freedom:' Paralyzed Broncos player pursuing life on the water

'It's just the freedom:' Paralyzed Broncos player pursuing life on the water

SASKATOON — A minor injury cost former Humboldt Broncos hockey player Jacob Wassermann an opportunity to compete at last month's adaptive water-ski world championship in Norway.

For recent immigrant youngsters, nascent soccer club provides continuity

OTTAWA — Omran Alahmad has played soccer every week since his arrival in Ottawa almost four years ago, much the way he did as a boy growing up in Syria.