Carolyn Dunn

National reporter

Carolyn Dunn is a longtime national reporter for CBC News. Her Canadian postings and assignments have taken her from St. John's to Calgary. She has reported extensively abroad including East, West and North Africa and has done several tours in Afghanistan. Have a story tip? Email

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Former Alberta justice minister, ex-law partner accused of conflict of interest in Kamikaze campaign probe

Former Alberta justice minister Jonathan Denis and his ex-law partner Dale Fedorchuk have been accused of conflict of interest in connection with the Kamikaze campaign investigation — and of making one client "the scapegoat" for another: United Conservative Party heavyweight Jeff Callaway. 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney present for money discussions in sham leadership campaign: witnesses

Despite claims to the contrary, witnesses say Jason Kenney was, at a minimum, present for money discussions about funding Jeff Callaway's campaign for the UCP leadership, set specific conditions of his own and even gave Callaway a gift at a thank you party after he dropped out of the race.

How Canada's largest solar farm is changing Alberta's landscape

The largest solar project in the country will have 1.3 million solar panels over 3,300 acres of farmland. When it's done, it will put enough electricity directly in to the grid to power the equivalent of 150,000 homes.

Alberta MLA was monitored by 5 different police officers, documents show

Over the last four years, Lethbridge NDP MLA Shannon Phillips has had suspicions that some members of the city’s police force have been monitoring her. A cache of newly released documents shows she was right.

Alberta MLA falsely claims 'worst of COVID-19 health pandemic' over

Banff-Kananaskis MLA Miranda Rosin distributed a political flyer that claims the worst of the pandemic is behind us. It's in direct contradiction with the rising case counts in the province and repeated messages from Alberta Health.

Loss of rural doctors in Alberta leaves patients uncertain as contract dispute with province drags on

The Moose and Squirrel Medical Clinic in Sundre, Alta, is losing five of its eight doctors as the contract dispute between the province and its physicians drags on, leaving some patients worried about their future care.

WestJet to remove unmasked passengers from flights and ban them for a year

WestJet says it's prepared to remove passengers who refuse to wear a mask on flights. In addition, the airline will put those passengers on a year long no-fly list. They're two of the tougher COVID-19 measures the airline will take beginning in Sept. 1.

Alberta RCMP deputy commissioner denies systemic racism in policing in Canada

The RCMP's commanding officer in Alberta denies there is systemic racism in policing in Canada, amid allegations his members used excessive force against an Indigenous chief during an arrest. 

Anger, grief and exhaustion: A city is left raw after George Floyd's death

More than a week after the death of George Floyd in police custody, Minneapolis is a city raw with anger, grief and exhaustion, the CBC’s Carolyn Dunn writes.

'There's the bush': Truckers face challenges finding bathrooms, meals

Long-haul truckers are delivering essentials to keep Canadians in food and supplies during the COVID-19 crisis, but many have found it hard to get a meal or a bathroom themselves along their route. As news of their plight spreads, however, Canadians are stepping up.