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Membertou First Nation to become latest to join Mi'kmaq livelihood fishery in N.S.

Membertou First Nation to become latest to join Mi'kmaq livelihood fishery in N.S.

HALIFAX — The leader of a Cape Breton First Nation says his community is planning a self-regulated lobster fishery similar to the one on the province's southwestern shore that has sparked fierce opposition from non-Indigenous harvesters.
A timeline of Nova Scotia's lobster conflict between Mi'kmaq and commercial fishers

A timeline of Nova Scotia's lobster conflict between Mi'kmaq and commercial fishers

HALIFAX — A timeline of major events in the conflict between Mi'kmaq and non-Indigenous commercial fishers in southwest Nova Scotia. --- Sept.
Seeing double: Alberta man splits Lotto 6-49 win with himself

Seeing double: Alberta man splits Lotto 6-49 win with himself

An Alberta man who won a $5-million Lotto 6-49 jackpot last month had to share the prize with himself after accidentally buying two tickets on the same draw. Andrew Burke of Calmar, Alta.
Jordan Peterson says he's back in Toronto after 'grueling' health battle

Jordan Peterson says he's back in Toronto after 'grueling' health battle

TORONTO — Author and psychologist Jordan Peterson says he's back in Toronto and eager for "something resembling a normal life" after spending much of the past year in and out of hospitals around the world.
As his health declines, Glen Assoun seeks compensation for wrongful conviction

As his health declines, Glen Assoun seeks compensation for wrongful conviction

HALIFAX — Glen Assoun says he's fearful he'll die before governments offer him compensation for almost 17 years of wrongful imprisonment that have left him with a weak heart and fragile health.
Medically assisted deaths could increase by 1,200 in 2021 under revised law: PBO

Medically assisted deaths could increase by 1,200 in 2021 under revised law: PBO

OTTAWA — A new report by the parliamentary budget office suggests that expanding access to medical assistance in dying would lead to nearly 1,200 more aided deaths next year.
Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring have made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a study has found.
Election speculation and deadly milestone in Argentina: In The News for Oct. 20

Election speculation and deadly milestone in Argentina: In The News for Oct. 20

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 20 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

B.C. officials find no threat of tsunami in B.C. after earthquake shakes Alaska

VICTORIA — An earthquake in Alaska caused officials to assess the possibility of a tsunami in British Columbia on Monday before they determined there was no threat. The 7.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Oct. 19, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:40 p.m. EDT on Oct. 19, 2020: There are 200,939 confirmed cases in Canada.
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