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New Brunswick election nears finish line with final day of campaigning

FREDERICTON — The month-long New Brunswick election campaign is nearing the finish line with a final day of campaigning in what's seen as a tightening race between the rival Liberals and Progressive Conservatives.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $24 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $24 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Sept.
Canada's capital region reeling after intense tornado rips through communities

Canada's capital region reeling after intense tornado rips through communities

OTTAWA — Parts of Canada's national capital were still reeling Saturday after a powerful tornado carved paths of destruction through residential neighbourhoods — snapping huge trees, tossing cars and obliterating homes along its way.
One dead following police-involved shooting in Burlington, Ont.

One dead following police-involved shooting in Burlington, Ont.

BURLINGTON, Ont. — A 32-year-old man was shot and killed following an exchange of gunfire with police that also sent two officers to hospital west of Toronto, Ontario's police watchdog said.
Wedding with a twist: Tornado throws wrench in couple's wedding plans

Wedding with a twist: Tornado throws wrench in couple's wedding plans

OTTAWA — Joshua McEvoy was sure his wedding was ruined.
Quebec party leaders head to Gatineau to survey tornado-damaged areas

Quebec party leaders head to Gatineau to survey tornado-damaged areas

MONTREAL — Quebec's political party leaders set their political differences aside on Saturday as they headed to Gatineau, Que., to survey the damage from a tornado that ripped through homes and sent several people to hospital on Friday night.
Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

MONTREAL — Canada will create a new ambassador position dedicated to women, peace and security, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday.

Manitoba Metis Federation gets $154 million as it moves toward self-government

WINNIPEG — The federal government says it will provide more than $154 million to the Manitoba Metis Federation as the group works towards self-government.
'A little bright spot:' Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

'A little bright spot:' Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

OTTAWA — A freelance journalist says the rescue of a dog trapped under the rubble was "a little bright spot" amid the chaos in an Ottawa neighbourhood ravaged by a tornado.

QuickList: 10 of Canada's most notable tornado events over the years

OTTAWA — A tornado carved a destructive path through the Ottawa-Gatineau area on Friday, tearing roofs off of homes, overturning cars and felling power lines.