Locally-operated online casino games, sports betting to launch in 2022

The Government of Saskatchewan and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) signed an amendment to the province’s gaming framework, which details an even split of revenue from a new gaming site between the two parties. (Taylor Rattray/CTV News) The Government of Saskatchewan and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) signed an amendment to the province’s gaming framework, which details an even split of revenue from a new gaming site between the two parties. (Taylor Rattray/CTV News)

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Canada no longer advising against non-essential travel, first time since March 2020

The Canadian government has quietly lifted its advisory against non-essential international travel, marking the first time since March 2020 that the notice has been lifted. 'Be aware that although you are better protected against serious illness if you are vaccinated, you may still be at risk of infection from the virus that causes COVID-19,' the updated advisory states.

Travellers wait in line to check-in for a Philippine Airlines flight to Manila at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, July 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck