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Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

Alberta businesswoman named lieutenant-governor, first Muslim in role in Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named business owner and philanthropist Salma Lakhani as Alberta's new lieutenant-governor. When she formally takes over the role, Lakhani will become Canada's first Muslim lieutenant-governor.
Statistics Canada says economy posted record 11.6 per cent plunge in April

Statistics Canada says economy posted record 11.6 per cent plunge in April

OTTAWA — The full impact of sweeping economic lockdowns meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 came into sharper view, with new figures showing Canada saw the largest monthly drop on record in April as the country came to a near standstill.
Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

Family of Montreal man killed by police hope protests bring change to policing

MONTREAL — Johanne Coriolan says her adoptive father, Pierre, was a gentle giant.
How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America

How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America

They came, they honked, they conquered. Flying in their signature V-formation, Canada geese are often hailed as a symbol of the Canadian wilderness, marking the change of seasons with their southern migration each winter and return every spring.
'No celebrations': Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations

'No celebrations': Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations

VANCOUVER — Jess Housty can't remember the last time Canada Day was celebrated in the Heiltsuk Nation. Housty lives in the coastal B.C.
Canada Day festivities and the Old Sam logo; In The News for June 30

Canada Day festivities and the Old Sam logo; In The News for June 30

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 June 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Poll suggests COVID-19 not changing Canada Day for many Canadians

Poll suggests COVID-19 not changing Canada Day for many Canadians

OTTAWA — COVID-19 means the true north is not entirely free this Canada Day, but a new survey suggests that's not going to change how many people mark the holiday.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:14 p.m. on June 29, 2020: There are 103,918 confirmed cases in Canada.
B.C. says show us evidence safe to fly if airlines drop in-flight distancing

B.C. says show us evidence safe to fly if airlines drop in-flight distancing

VICTORIA — British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix says he wants to see the evidence that it's safe for the country's two largest airlines to drop their in-flight distancing policies during the pandemic.