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Corrective to June 17 story on AIDS event visas

MONTREAL — In a June 17 story on visa delays hampering a Montreal AIDS conference, The Canadian Press erroneously said Iwatutu Joyce Adewole received a six-day visa to attend the event.
'Deepfakes' and disinformation should fall under online hate law: advisory panel

'Deepfakes' and disinformation should fall under online hate law: advisory panel

OTTAWA — Disinformation, including “deepfake” videos and bots spreading deception, should come within the scope of a future online harms bill, say a panel of experts appointed by Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez to help him shape a future law.
With official targets unchanged, temporary immigration soars in Quebec

With official targets unchanged, temporary immigration soars in Quebec

MONTREAL — While Quebec’s official immigration targets have remained largely stable in recent years, the real number of newcomers in the province has surged due to an increasing reliance on temporary workers who often face more precarious conditions

No winning ticket for Saturday's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a lottery player in the Prairies.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Saturday, June 18, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 04, 06, 20, 21, 24 and 44. Bonus: 05.
Canadian summer camp operators facing post-pandemic staff shortages, climbing costs

Canadian summer camp operators facing post-pandemic staff shortages, climbing costs

Though health restrictions have lifted and demand has returned, summer camp operators across the country say they're grappling with staffing issues driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Sad to see:' Edmonton's Chinatown losing business after killings, rise in crime

'Sad to see:' Edmonton's Chinatown losing business after killings, rise in crime

EDMONTON — The 97 Hot Pot restaurant in Edmonton's Chinatown used to be crowded on weekends, with some customers lining up and craving slow-cooked veggies, lamb and beef. But that hasn't been the case lately.
Assembly of First Nations suspends National Chief RoseAnne Archibald pending probe

Assembly of First Nations suspends National Chief RoseAnne Archibald pending probe

The Assembly of First Nations says it has voted to suspend National Chief RoseAnne Archibald
Retired priest, 92, charged with assault in Manitoba residential school case

Retired priest, 92, charged with assault in Manitoba residential school case

WINNIPEG — A 92-year-old retired priest has been charged after a decade-long investigation into the Fort Alexander Residential School in Manitoba.
Liberals table bill responding to Supreme Court decision on 'extreme intoxication'

Liberals table bill responding to Supreme Court decision on 'extreme intoxication'

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals tabled a bill Friday that seeks to eliminate "self-induced extreme intoxication" as a legal defence for violent crimes, after the Supreme Court struck down a similar provision in May.
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