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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

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.

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

COVID-19 not changing Canada Day: poll

COVID-19 not changing Canada Day: poll

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.

COVID-19 not changing Canada Day: poll

Economy posts record plunge in April

Economy posts record plunge in April

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.

Economy posts record plunge in April

Indigenous groups share Canada Day frustrations

Indigenous groups share Canada Day frustrations

Canada Day comes this year as Indigenous Peoples absorb reports of confrontations between the police and Aboriginal people, as well as accusations of systemic racism in British Columbia's health-care system.

Indigenous groups share Canada Day frustrations

Conditions dire for B.C. orchardists: association

Conditions dire for B.C. orchardists: association

The association says a survey of its members shows more than 67 per cent of farmers have reduced fruit production because of uncertainties linked to the pandemic.

Conditions dire for B.C. orchardists: association

Probe raises issues after fatal Tofino plane crash

Probe raises issues after fatal Tofino plane crash

An investigation into a fatal plane crash north of Tofino, B.C., last December has raised potential safety issues for other pilots.

Probe raises issues after fatal Tofino plane crash