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Three banned from fishing, holding licences in Canada after overfishing violations

Three banned from fishing, holding licences in Canada after overfishing violations

NOOTKA, B.C. — Three people have been banned from fishing or holding a fishing licence anywhere in Canada after pleading guilty to overfishing on Vancouver Island in 2019.
Creating permanent memorial to Nova Scotia mass shooting victims a delicate task

Creating permanent memorial to Nova Scotia mass shooting victims a delicate task

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Creating a memorial for those killed in Nova Scotia's mass shooting is a delicate task at a time when families continue to grieve and communities are reluctant to revisit horror, say volunteers working on the project.
'You cannot claim any more:' Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic Ocean seabed

'You cannot claim any more:' Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic Ocean seabed

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Russia wants to stretch out imaginary lines on the ocean floor — and below it — and that has one northern security expert worried about consequences for other Arctic countries like Canada.
The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers

The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers

OTTAWA — When Ottawa Public Health officials are trying to decide whether restrictions in the city need to tighten up, they look to the normal markers like positive tests, patients in hospital, and outbreaks.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $20 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Apr.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Apr. 11, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 11, 2021. There are 1,052,539 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,052,539 confirmed cases (70,619 active, 958,633 resolved, 23,287 deaths) .

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Apr. 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 213,041 new vaccinations administered for a total of 7,785,807 doses given. Nationwide, 784,671 people or 2.
Horgan's NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan

Horgan's NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan

VICTORIA — British Columbia's opposition parties acknowledge the COVID-19 pandemic has presented huge challenges for Premier John Horgan's government, but they say Monday's throne speech must outline a coherent plan for the province's economic, healt

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
Grizzly bears prefer walking on gentle slopes at a leisurely pace like humans: study

Grizzly bears prefer walking on gentle slopes at a leisurely pace like humans: study

VANCOUVER — Grizzly bears seem to favour gently sloping or flat trails like those commonly used by people, which can affect land management practices in wild areas, says an expert who has written a paper on their travel patterns.