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A list of those who have held the office of governor general of Canada

The role of Canada's vice-regal has been held by a wide variety of people, from British nobles to military leaders to humanitarian advocates.

Quicks facts about Julie Payette: engineer, astronaut, and former governor general

OTTAWA — Here are quick facts about Julie Payette, who resigned as governor general on Thursday: Age: 57 Hometown: Montreal Education: Attended primary and secondary school in Montreal and earned an international baccalaureate from the United World C

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Julie Payette resigns as Governor General

OTTAWA — Julie Payette has resigned as Governor General, saying Canadians deserve stability in uncertain times. Payette says she is sorry for the tensions that have arisen at Rideau Hall in the past months.
Some provinces yet to say when jail inmates to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Some provinces yet to say when jail inmates to be vaccinated against COVID-19

A director at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association believes provinces should set targets for vaccinating inmates in provincial jails — something half of jurisdictions have yet to do.
Supreme Court won't review ruling in favour of officer who refused to euthanize bears

Supreme Court won't review ruling in favour of officer who refused to euthanize bears

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not review a lower-court ruling that was a victory for a conservation officer who refused to euthanize two bear cubs.

Reactions to Keystone XL cancellation and welcoming Biden: In The News for Jan. 21

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 Jan. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

As Alberta debates coal mining, industry already affecting once-protected Rockies

Coal mining is already having an impact in Alberta's Rocky Mountains even as debate intensifies over the industry's presence in one of the province's most beloved landscapes.
No rollcall votes in Commons if new electronic voting app adopted

No rollcall votes in Commons if new electronic voting app adopted

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic is about to force another big break from tradition in the House of Commons: MPs using an app on their smartphones or laptops to cast votes remotely.
In wake of decision to kill Keystone XL, Biden's first foreign-leader call? Trudeau

In wake of decision to kill Keystone XL, Biden's first foreign-leader call? Trudeau

WASHINGTON — If Joe Biden's decision to kill off Keystone XL is supposed to sound the death knell for Canada-U.S. relations, you wouldn't know it from the newly minted president's call sheet.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 41,760 new vaccinations administered for a total of 692,899 doses given.