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PM: UN peacekeeping mission possible in 2017, even though Canada mum on details

PM: UN peacekeeping mission possible in 2017, even though Canada mum on details

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not ruling out sending troops to a peacekeeping mission this year, even though Canada has not yet told the United Nations what it is up to.

No winning ticket for $15 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on March 31 will be approximately $24 million. The Canadian Press

Three ways federal politics touched Canadians this week, the Budget 2017 edition

OTTAWA — It's been dubbed the innovation-and-skills budget, the feminist budget, the do-nothing budget, the do-it-later budget, the wait-and-see budget.

Canadians urged to spend time in the dark tonight to mark Earth Hour

TORONTO — Many Canadians will be spending an hour with the lights out tonight as they join people around the world in marking the tenth annual Earth Hour.

OHL Roundup: Owen Tippett has four points as Steelheads down 67's in Game 1

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Owen Tippett had a goal and three assists as the Mississauga Steelheads beat the Ottawa 67's 6-2 on Friday night in Game 1 of their first round Ontario Hockey League playoff series.

Calgary man convicted with wife in diabetic son's murder files appeal

CALGARY — A Calgary man who was found guilty along with his wife of murder in the death of their diabetic teenage son has joined her in filing an appeal of his conviction.

Kapanen, Griffith lead Toronto Marlies past Binghamton Senators 4-2 in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Kasperi Kapanen and Seth Griffith had goals seven seconds apart as the Toronto Marlies skated past the Binghamton Senators 4-2 on Friday in American Hockey League play.

B.C. Liberals to refund $93k for indirect donations, cites clerical errors

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Liberal Party says it has found 43 so-called indirect donations worth almost $93,000, which it plans to reimburse. The information comes as the RCMP is already reviewing possible violations of the B.C.

National park beach closed on Vancouver Island after wolf attacks

UCLUELET, B.C. — A popular beach along the West Coast of Vancouver Island has been closed as a wolf prowls in the area of the national park.
Trudeau returns to byelection campaign trail, critics say he should stay away

Trudeau returns to byelection campaign trail, critics say he should stay away

OTTAWA — Advance voting began Friday in five federal byelections and the prime minister was back on the stump, appearing at an event for the Liberal candidate in an Ottawa-area riding.