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Federal ministers outline principles of $647M fund to protect Pacific salmon

June 8, 2021 6:41 pm OTTAWA — Record federal spending to try to save the Pacific salmon population marks the beginning of a new chapter that will give the species...

N.S. Mi’kmaq to start season with scaled-down plans for fishery in St. Marys Bay

May 27, 2021 3:06 pm INDIAN BROOK, N.S. — A Mi'kmaq community is scaling back plans for a lobster harvest in southwestern Nova Scotia next week after Ottawa threatened to...

Right whale protection: Conservation group calls for mandatory speed limits for ships

May 27, 2021 1:56 pm HALIFAX — A conservation group trying to prevent ships from striking endangered whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence says new satellite data indicates that...

Focus on helping right whales survive, not assigning blame: Canadian official

May 12, 2021 3:26 pm HALIFAX — A Canada-U.S. spat over who is responsible for the recent death of a critically endangered right whale has prompted a senior Canadian official...

B.C., Quebec shipyards each get new icebreaker, Liberals accused of electioneering

May 6, 2021 2:51 pm OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is adding a second heavy icebreaker to its plans for the Canadian Coast Guard, a move that will boost the...

Vancouver, Quebec shipyards to each get new heavy icebreaker, cost remains a mystery

May 6, 2021 12:31 pm OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is adding a second heavy icebreaker to its long-term plans for the Canadian Coast Guard, a move that will...

Federal government to reveal plans for building long-overdue heavy icebreaker

May 6, 2021 3:06 am OTTAWA — The federal government is expected to end nearly two years of mystery on Thursday and reveal its plan to build a new, long...

Ottawa, Mi’kmaq community on collision course over plan for second lobster season

April 22, 2021 2:06 pm HALIFAX — Ottawa and a small Mi'kmaq community appear to be headed toward renewed tensions on the waters off southwest Nova Scotia as the First...

First Nations on Vancouver Island celebrate B.C. Court of Appeal fisheries ruling

April 19, 2021 7:21 pm VANCOUVER — Canada must remedy problems in commercial fishery regulations arising from a legal battle that was first launched in 2003 by a group of...

Mi’kmaq fisher argues feds becoming more aggressive in seizures of Indigenous gear

April 15, 2021 3:01 am HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq man who has been battling for Indigenous fishing rights says the recent seizure of his crab traps suggests Ottawa is becoming...

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Election body targets Bolsonaro after he fails to show fraud

August 2, 2021 11:06 pm BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — After years of attacking Brazil's voting system as susceptible to fraud, President Jair Bolsonaro ignored a...

Ontario study finds ‘no unusual change’ in preterm, stillbirth rates during pandemic

August 2, 2021 11:06 pm Researchers say there was "no unusual change" in the rate of preterm or stillbirths in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Fears over impunity grow as Haiti probes president’s slaying

August 2, 2021 11:06 pm SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police have detained more than 40 suspects in the killing of President Jovenel Moïse,...