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Fish farm protesters vow to stay

PORT HARDY, B.C.—First Nations' protesters at a salmon farm off the northern coast of Vancouver Island are vowing to stay despite court action aimed at forcing them out.

Marine Harvest Canada, which runs the farm, has asked the B.C. Supreme Court for an injunction to remove protesters from its Midsummer Island farm, located about 50 km east of Port Hardy in the Broughton Archipelago.

Almost 100 geese dumped on farm

TABER, Alta.—Alberta wildlife officials are investigating the discovery of close to 100 dead geese apparently dumped on a family's farm.

Twyla Valgardson said her husband, Wayne, was driving through their property near Taber on Wednesday when he noticed some dead birds scattered in the snow.

She added when he investigated further, he realized there were likely several dozen.

Santa visit blasted

MONTREAL—A Montreal shopping mall has been criticized for its decision to trot out Santa Claus about an hour before ceremonies are held on Remembrance Day to honour Canada's war dead.

St. Nick will be at Place Versailles tomorrow morning—a move described by some social media users as a terrible lack of judgment.