Ontario man wins $70-million Lotto Max jackpot but says he has no plan to retire

Manoharan Ponnuthurai of Brampton wins $70 Million jackpot from the December 17, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw. Manoharan Ponnuthurai of Brampton wins $70 Million jackpot from the December 17, 2021 LOTTO MAX draw.

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A new billionaire has been minted nearly every day during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been good for the wallets of the wealthy. Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. That means a new billionaire was minted about every 30 hours, on average, so far during the pandemic.