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On June 11, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Indigenous and racialized Canadians have long known that there is systemic discrimination right across Canada. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘Systemic racism’ in Canada reflected in health, income and other indicators

MONTREAL — For Louise Delisle, an African Nova Scotian who grew up…

On June 11, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Indigenous and racialized Canadians have long known that there is systemic discrimination right across Canada. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Rally Report: Encouraging Action to Improve Sport for Women and Girls looks at participation rates of girls, in a June 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada participation rates of girls in sport still lag behind boys

TORONTO — Rosie MacLennan said she was fortunate to grow up in…

The Rally Report: Encouraging Action to Improve Sport for Women and Girls looks at participation rates of girls, in a June 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Anti-racism demonstrations will be held June 5, 2020 in Ottawa and Toronto. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Marches in Ottawa, Toronto to honour black lives lost at hands of police

OTTAWA — Demonstrators plan to march from Parliament Hill through Ottawa streets…

Anti-racism demonstrations will be held June 5, 2020 in Ottawa and Toronto. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
An Air Canada check-in area is shown at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Saturday, May 16, 2020. Air Canada says it is bolstering its summer schedule, which nonetheless remains more than 50 per cent smaller than last year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pound the airline industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

44% fewer passengers flew on Canadian airlines in March 2020 than in 2019

COVID-19 pandemic has hit airlines hard as travel remains low

An Air Canada check-in area is shown at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Saturday, May 16, 2020. Air Canada says it is bolstering its summer schedule, which nonetheless remains more than 50 per cent smaller than last year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pound the airline industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam speaks during a daily briefing Wednesday May 13, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Wearing non-medical masks now recommended in public: Canada’s top doctor

Hand-washing, staying home when sick are still key, officials say

Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam speaks during a daily briefing Wednesday May 13, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Canadian and American flags are seen on top of the Peace Arch is at the Canada/USA border in Surrey, B.C. Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The Canadian and American flags are seen on top of the Peace Arch is at the Canada/USA border in Surrey, B.C. Friday, March 20, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Health Canada says it has authorized a test to detect for COVID-19 antibodies, in a May 12, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Health Canada approves serological test to detect COVID-19 antibodies

OTTAWA — Health Canada says it has authorized the first COVID-19 serological…

Health Canada says it has authorized a test to detect for COVID-19 antibodies, in a May 12, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Racers at the Red Deer Mountain Bike Park. (Facebook/Black Press Medial files)

Red Deer Mountain Bike Park: Dedicated to adrenaline junkies

Cross-country single track, dirt jumps, berms, table tops, ramps and more

Racers at the Red Deer Mountain Bike Park. (Facebook/Black Press Medial files)
The Waskasoo Park Trails in Red Deer, Alberta, are part of a civic trail system that stretches for more than 100 kilometres. (Black Press Media file photo)

Red Deer: It would take you days to hike this city’s trail system

The Waskasoo Park trail system is part of a vast hiking network that stretches for more than 100 km

The Waskasoo Park Trails in Red Deer, Alberta, are part of a civic trail system that stretches for more than 100 kilometres. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is Alberta’s oldest migratory bird sanctuary. The 122 hectares of protected land is within Red Deer’s city limits. (Black Press Media file photo(

Red Deer: This sanctuary is for the birds

Alberta’s oldest migratory bird sanctuary is within Red Deer city limits

The Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is Alberta’s oldest migratory bird sanctuary. The 122 hectares of protected land is within Red Deer’s city limits. (Black Press Media file photo(
President of the Treasury Board Jean-Yves Duclos joins fellow ministers and Government of Canada officials as they hold a news conference to provide an update on COVID-19 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, April 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
President of the Treasury Board Jean-Yves Duclos joins fellow ministers and Government of Canada officials as they hold a news conference to provide an update on COVID-19 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, April 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu said he wants Canadians to know that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are healthy and getting good treatment in Chinese custody, in a May 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China likes Canada’s ‘cool head’ amid U.S. ‘smears’ over COVID-19, says envoy

OTTAWA — China’s envoy in Ottawa says that while the United States…

China’s ambassador Cong Peiwu said he wants Canadians to know that Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are healthy and getting good treatment in Chinese custody, in a May 1, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council has released a new report, in a May 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

C.D. Howe’s Business Cycle Council says country has entered a recession

TORONTO — The C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council says Canada has…

The C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council has released a new report, in a May 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The CF Snowbirds in action. (Erin Haluschak photo)
The CF Snowbirds in action. (Erin Haluschak photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily press conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, April 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

More than 10,000 businesses apply for wage subsidy on opening morning: Trudeau

Program will cover up to 75% of each employee’s salary

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during his daily press conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, outside his residence at Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, April 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Mayor Tara Veer officially recognized Kin Canada Founder’s Day, and Red Deer Kinsmen secretary Richard Radu raised Kin Canada’s flag, during a 100th anniversary ceremony at City Hall on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Mayor Tara Veer officially recognized Kin Canada Founder’s Day, and Red Deer Kinsmen secretary Richard Radu raised Kin Canada’s flag, during a 100th anniversary ceremony at City Hall on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Canadian pleads guilty to terrorist charges in New York City: U.S. authorities

Canadian pleads guilty to terrorist charges in New York City: U.S. authorities

NEW YORK — U.S. authorities said a 19-year-old Canadian pleaded guilty to…

Canadian pleads guilty to terrorist charges in New York City: U.S. authorities
Canadian pastor freed in North Korea

Canadian pastor freed in North Korea

TORONTO — An Ontario church congregation is celebrating news of the release…

  • Aug 9, 2017
Canadian pastor freed in North Korea
Team Canada gather after winning the Ice Hockey World Championships quarterfinal match between Canada and Germany in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany on May 18, 2017. Canada and Russia are set for the latest instalment of their long-running hockey rivalry. The two teams will meet Saturday in the semifinals at the world hockey championship. Canada is the two-time defending champion at the tournament. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Martin Meissner

Canada-Russia rivalry to be renewed at worlds

COLOGNE, Germany — Russia reached the podium at the last two world…

Team Canada gather after winning the Ice Hockey World Championships quarterfinal match between Canada and Germany in the LANXESS arena in Cologne, Germany on May 18, 2017. Canada and Russia are set for the latest instalment of their long-running hockey rivalry. The two teams will meet Saturday in the semifinals at the world hockey championship. Canada is the two-time defending champion at the tournament. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Martin Meissner

California fraternity charged with cutting down 32 trees in Lassen National Forest

Foreign Affairs Minister Chystia Freeland said the government has agreed to create…