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Poaching fears as Fraser River salmon are dumped to rot, even as returns slump

Poaching fears as Fraser River salmon are dumped to rot, even as returns slump

VANCOUVER — Rodney Hsu says he has found too many Fraser River sockeye in places they aren't supposed to be this season — from residential areas to gravel roads, wrapped up in garbage bags and rotting in the open air.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Wednesday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 01, 26, 33, 37, 44 & 49.
YouTube, TikTok say Liberal online streaming bill fails to protect digital creators

YouTube, TikTok say Liberal online streaming bill fails to protect digital creators

OTTAWA — Online streaming giants YouTube and TikTok are asking Canadian senators to take a sober second look at an online streaming bill that they say would cause significant harm to Canadian digital creators.
Escalation of war, nuclear threats show Putin 'failing and flailing,' says Trudeau

Escalation of war, nuclear threats show Putin 'failing and flailing,' says Trudeau

UNITED NATIONS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned Russia's "flailing and failing" president Wednesday, joining a chorus of global outrage aimed at what he described as Vladimir Putin's panic-stricken escalation of a collapsing war in Ukraine.
Positive Poilievre polling leads to talk of easing border restrictions: Tories

Positive Poilievre polling leads to talk of easing border restrictions: Tories

OTTAWA — The government was motivated to reconsider COVID-19 restrictions at Canada's border because of the growing popularity of new Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre, MPs from his caucus said Wednesday.
De Havilland Canada to build airline manufacturing plant east of Calgary

De Havilland Canada to build airline manufacturing plant east of Calgary

CALGARY — De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. announced plans Wednesday to build a new aircraft manufacturing plant east of Calgary that could eventually employ up to 1,500 people.
Justice minister urges senators to pass Liberal mandatory minimums bill

Justice minister urges senators to pass Liberal mandatory minimums bill

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti urged senators to pass the Liberal government's proposed legislation on mandatory minimum penalties Wednesday, saying the bill would target the overrepresentation of Black and Indigenous people in the criminal
Conservatives may support part of the Liberal government's affordability plan on GST

Conservatives may support part of the Liberal government's affordability plan on GST

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives openedthe door on Wednesday to supporting part of the Liberal government's affordability plan in one of their first moves with Pierre Poilievre as the new party leader.
Quebec election: Final debate could be last chance to coalesce opposition to CAQ

Quebec election: Final debate could be last chance to coalesce opposition to CAQ

MONTREAL — The final leaders debate of the Quebec election campaign Thursday is one of the few remaining opportunities for the parties vying to unseat the governing Coalition Avenir Québec to set themselves apart, analysts say.
Five years into Canada-Europe trade deal, full ratification not guaranteed

Five years into Canada-Europe trade deal, full ratification not guaranteed

OTTAWA — Canada’s trade deal with the European Union has been operating in draft mode for five years as of Wednesday, raising doubts it will ever be formally implemented. A dispute over how corporations can sue governments remains unresolved.