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Immigration & Refugees, Politics, Society

Canada opens immigration lottery for parents and grandparents sponsorship

Tens of thousands of Canadians and permanent residents of Canada are expected to apply to sponsor their parents and grandparents as the federal government relaunches its controversial lottery system on Tuesday. After several months of hiatus, the federal government announced »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, Society

Lawsuit allowed against video lottery terminals

A legal case in the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador could have major implications right across the country. An appeals court judge in the province has ruled a class-action lawsuit against the Crown-owned Atlantic Lottery Corporation regarding video lottery »

Immigration & Refugees

Family reunification process to change

The Canadian government is dropping a much-despised lottery system which allows immigrants to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada. The government will revert to the first-come, first-served system that existed before 2017. The public broadcaster, CBC, has »

Economy, Society

The huge lottery wins people can’t afford

Congratulations , you’ve just won a million dollar dream home! When are you selling? At various times and locations across Canada, organizations hold lotteries in order to raise money for their causes.  Often the prize is a brand new luxury »


Attractive, but stinky: Big lottery prize withdrawn.

With housing prices in and around Toronto  (and Vancouver) going through the stratosphere, a local charity lottery offering houses as the grand prize is very attractive. The Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Foundation for years has been raising funds with a »


Woman who lost lottery ticket, about to get $50 million

Kathryn Jones tried to prepare herself for the worst, but now it looks as if she will get the $50 million jackpot in the Ontario provincial lottery, even though she lost her lottery ticket. “The case of this outstanding $50 »