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B.C. woman wins $1 million in lottery, says finding out was surreal

B.C. woman wins $1 million in lottery, says finding out was surreal

[ad_1] A B.C. woman says it was a surreal evening after learning she had just won $1 million. Natalie Jylha of Merritt says she was having a typical Saturday night and was scrolling through her Facebook feed when she read that someone in her community had a winning lottery ticket. Having purchased a ticket …

Nearly 500 arrested in Myanmar to date as anti-coup protests paralyze government - National

Nearly 500 arrested in Myanmar to date as anti-coup protests paralyze government – National

[ad_1] Myanmar’s military junta has issued arrest warrants against six celebrities for encouraging strikes that have paralysed many government offices in protests against this month’s coup, with total arrests since then now nearing 500. Thousands of chanting protesters gathered on Thursday at a busy intersection near the main university in Yangon, the country’s largest …

‘It’s not right’: Users with locked CRA accounts still waiting for answers - National

‘It’s not right’: Users with locked CRA accounts still waiting for answers – National

[ad_1] Rob Skrzyniak likes to get an early start on his family’s tax paperwork. But when his wife, Phyllis Skrzyniak, went to check her online CRA account on Monday morning, she discovered she’d been locked out. Read more: ‘Fear and uncertainty’ — What to expect from your 2021 taxes While the system would accept …

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Britney Spears: Documentary director on ‘tight circle’ around singer

[ad_1] The director of Framing Britney Spears has told the BBC she was unsure if the singer was even aware a documentary was being made about her – such was the hold of her father’s conservatorship. The documentary examines Britney Spears’ attempt to remove her father from involvement in her affairs, but doesn’t feature an …

Britain to push for cease-fires in conflict zones to allow for COVID-19 vaccine delivery - National

Britain to push for cease-fires in conflict zones to allow for COVID-19 vaccine delivery – National

[ad_1] British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he will urge the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to adopt a resolution calling for cease-fires in conflict zones to allow the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines. Britain holds the council presidency this month and Raab is chairing a virtual high-level meeting of the U.N.’s most powerful body …

The Animal Food Bank reports record demand in Okanagan amid coronavirus pandemic - Okanagan

The Animal Food Bank reports record demand in Okanagan amid coronavirus pandemic – Okanagan

[ad_1] The Animal Food Bank is busier than ever. The West Kelowna-based organization has been rapidly growing for the last two years and the pandemic has only amplified that. “We went from 30 requests a month to 60 in December,” said Nicole Wilks, Animal Food Bank founder.  “(We have) 40 (requests) already for February …

Guelph begins reopening city facilities as stay-at-home order lifts - Guelph

Guelph begins reopening city facilities as stay-at-home order lifts – Guelph

[ad_1] The City of Guelph says it will reopen some of its facilities this week as it moves out of the stay-at-home order and into the red-control level of the province’s COVID-19 response framework. While Guelph was moved into the red level at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, the city’s recreation centres will not open …

Provincial police force concerns prompt ‘Keep Alberta RCMP’ campaign

Provincial police force concerns prompt ‘Keep Alberta RCMP’ campaign

[ad_1] The UCP government is continuing with plans to establish a provincial police force in Alberta, but concern is growing from several sides, including the union that represents the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The provincial government’s Fair Deal Panel recommended the creation of a provincial police force last year, saying the RCMP has become …

Vincent Jackson: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Diego Chargers player found dead

Vincent Jackson: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Diego Chargers player found dead

[ad_1] Vincent Jackson played for the Tampa Bay Bucaneers and San Diego Chargers Former San Diego Chargers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson has been found dead in Florida. The 38-year-old, who announced his retirement in 2018, was found at a hotel complex in Brandon. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said it was investigating …

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