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Mary Simon installed as 30th Governor General, first Indigenous person to hold role

Mary Simon installed as 30th Governor General, first Indigenous person to hold role

In a statement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he expects Simon to help the country confront difficult truths about the past and walk the shared path of reconciliation.
Alberta to see $290M injection of federal cash to improve child-care access

Alberta to see $290M injection of federal cash to improve child-care access

But the province is still negotiating for national child-care funding similar to programs recently announced in Nova Scotia and B.C.
Wildfire report author says heat dome highlights need for new plans in wildfire fight

Wildfire report author says heat dome highlights need for new plans in wildfire fight

The report made 108 recommendations, ranging from using prescribed burns for prevention to closing the spending gap between wildfire response and mitigation efforts of planning, preparedness, and prevention. As of July 6, the B.C. government said it has implemented 99 of the recommendations.
Ottawa commits to resettling potentially thousands of Afghans, provides few details

Ottawa commits to resettling potentially thousands of Afghans, provides few details

“Those eligible will include but are not limited to interpreters who worked with the Canadian Forces during the combat mission, locally engaged staff currently or previously employed at the Canadian Embassy and their families.”

Premiers, state leaders call for open U.S.-Canada border

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, his Alberta counterpart Jason Kenney, and the governors of North Dakota, Montana, and Idaho have written the heads of their two countries to ask for the move. 
Calgary Police issue Canada-wide warrant for murder suspect

Calgary Police issue Canada-wide warrant for murder suspect

Antoine Joel Gros Ventre Boy wanted on second-degree murder charge for stabbing death in Calgary
Calgary man faces 17 charges for alleged domestic abuse of multiple partners

Calgary man faces 17 charges for alleged domestic abuse of multiple partners

Daniel Walders, 39, has been charged with 11 counts of assault, four counts of sexual assault, and two of uttering threats.
Alberta Health Services says 98 per cent of beds open, closures no cause for alarm

Alberta Health Services says 98 per cent of beds open, closures no cause for alarm

The Opposition NDP said there have been bed closures, cancelled surgeries, or shuttered emergency rooms in communities across the province, including: Edson, Grande Prairie, Rocky Mountain House, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, High Prairie, Slave Lake, Wainwright, Lacombe, Barrhead and Edmonton.
Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for two weeks

Wildfire crew looking for newly started fire finds B.C. hiker missing for two weeks

Police said the man had been dropped off in the park on July 7 for a solo trek and was reported overdue when he failed to meet up as planned. 
Dany Fortin says 'career appears to be over' after misconduct investigation revealed

Dany Fortin says 'career appears to be over' after misconduct investigation revealed

“The reputation I have built up over the course of three decades of service to my country has been irreparably tarnished by the decision to announce publicly an investigation into my alleged conduct,” the affidavit read, “exacerbated by the fact that the announcement lacked the context that the investigation relates to a single allegation of misconduct dating back over 30 years.”