- Making News: President Bush Thanks Atlantic Canadians for 9/11 Help
In Halifax, Nova Scotia today, President Bush acknowledged past disagreement with Canada over the war in Iraq, but said that both countries now agree about what-s at stake. Susan Delacourt, Ottawa Bureau chief for the Toronto Star, says Bush's wit may have endeared him to the crowds, but his mention of missile defense most certainly irritated Prime Mister Paul Martin, who understood that the subject would not be raised.
- Reporter's Notebook: Administration Proposes Cutback in Protected Salmon Habitat
In the Pacific Northwest, environmentalists and developers are pouring over Bush administration proposals to relax protection for endangered salmon and steelhead. After their first inspections, developers are cautiously optimistic. Environmentalists are outraged. The change would reverse a last-minute Clinton administration designation. Robert McClure, an environmental reporter for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, has the story.
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