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Language vs country poll, scientists demand better pay : In The News for Aug. 11

Language vs country poll, scientists demand better pay : In The News for Aug. 11

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 Aug. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
More Canadians report strong attachment to their language than to Canada: poll

More Canadians report strong attachment to their language than to Canada: poll

OTTAWA — A new survey finds more Canadians report a strong attachment to their primary language than to other markers of identity, including the country they call home.
Scientists to present 60-metre-long open letter to federal government demanding raise

Scientists to present 60-metre-long open letter to federal government demanding raise

OTTAWA — Hundreds of scientists and researchers are expected to gather on Parliament Hill today to call for a raise.

Lotto 649 winning numbers for Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022

TORONTO — The winning numbers in Wednesday's Lotto 649 draw for an estimated $5 million: 08, 09, 36, 38, 44 & 45.
Little change to Vancouver downtown street encampment as residents wonder where to go

Little change to Vancouver downtown street encampment as residents wonder where to go

VANCOUVER — It was difficult to see any difference had been made to the tent encampment in Vancouver's troubled Downtown Eastside on Wednesday, a day after city staff began what's expected to be a weeks-long process to remove the structures.
Commercial fishers and wild salmon advocates cheer large returns to B.C. waters

Commercial fishers and wild salmon advocates cheer large returns to B.C. waters

VICTORIA — The summer of 2022 is shaping up to be a bumper season for both pink and sockeye salmon in British Columbia rivers, with one veteran Indigenous fisherman reporting the biggest catches of sockeye in decades.
Manitoba first province to sign on to federal funding for crisis hotlines

Manitoba first province to sign on to federal funding for crisis hotlines

WINNIPEG — Manitoba became the first province Wednesday to sign on to a new federal funding plan for crisis hotlines that help victims of gender-based violence.
Aid shipment to Afghanistan cancelled due to anti-terrorist law

Aid shipment to Afghanistan cancelled due to anti-terrorist law

OTTAWA — Two containers of food bound for Afghanistan have been cancelled by a Canada-based aid agency because of a law banning any dealings with the Taliban.
Investigator says missing Ottawa-area woman found in Ohio after 42 years

Investigator says missing Ottawa-area woman found in Ohio after 42 years

OTTAWA — On July 16, 1980, Dale Nancy Wyman left her Ottawa-area home with a suitcase full of her belongings, took a taxi to a Greyhound bus station and vanished. She didn't say where she was going and her family had no idea where to look.
Children at centre of Saskatchewan Amber Alert found safe

Children at centre of Saskatchewan Amber Alert found safe

REGINA — Two children at the centre of a Saskatchewan Amber Alert were found at a campground in the United States along with their mother and a man wanted by police, Mounties said Wednesday. Benjamin Martin Moore, 50, was apprehended near Sturgis, S.