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Alberta to provide $8M for research into unmarked burial sites, deaths at residential schools

Alberta will provide $8 million to support community-led research to research undocumented deaths and burials in residential schools, Premier Jason Kenney announced Wednesday.

Canadian women's soccer team roster revealed for Tokyo Games

Coach Bev Priestman named her 18-player Tokyo Olympic soccer roster Wednesday with captain Christine Sinclair set to lead the eighth-ranked Canadians at her fourth Olympics.

O'Toole accuses activists of 'tearing down' Canada after towns cancel Canada Day events

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole said today he's troubled by the cancellation of Canada Day celebrations in some municipalities and accused "a small group of activist voices" of continually talking down the country rather than acknowledging its many successes.

'Anti-racist grandmas' instead of security to keep the public safe? Thunder Bay group thinks it could work

"What if, instead of security guards at city hall, there was a team of compassionate and caring anti-racist grandmas present to care for those in need?" Activist group Not One More Death is posing this question and others to people in Thunder Bay, Ont., to seek alternatives to police and security responding to incidents in public spaces.

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know

Over 43% of adults in First Nations communities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As of June 18, a total of 588,916 vaccine doses were administered to individuals aged 12 and older in 687 First Nations and Inuit communities.

Edmonton school to be named after legendary locker room attendant Joey Moss

A school in Edmonton that will open next year has been named after Joey Moss, a legendary locker-room attendant for the city's national hockey and football teams.

COVID-19's third wave walloped retailers in April — and May looks to have been even worse

Retail sales fell by almost six per cent in April, the biggest slump in a year, as the third wave of COVID-19 across Canada closed stores and kept shoppers' wallets tightly shut.

TIFF 2021: Dune's IMAX debut, return of in-person screenings

On Wednesday, organizers announced that this year's festival, which is scheduled to take place Sept. 9-18, will be an in-person affair again.

Tourism operators to Albertans: 'We could really use some visitors'

In the span of 17 years, Jason Thornhill has transformed a flat section of prairie southeast of Calgary into a destination for gardeners, campers and train lovers. The land had the good fortune of having an old CP rail line cut through it, so after Thornhill established a modest garden centre, he started to focus on trains.

The news from Kamloops shook this country. Will it change anything?

Few recent events have rattled this country more profoundly than the reported discovery of the remains of more than 200 children on the grounds of a former residential school in B.C.

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