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Fix needed for issue behind Cyclone crash, Barton sentencing: In The News for July 27

Fix needed for issue behind Cyclone crash, Barton sentencing: In The News for July 27

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 July 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Infrastructure bank CEO says agency may spend more on zero-emission buses

Infrastructure bank CEO says agency may spend more on zero-emission buses

OTTAWA — The head of a federal infrastructure financing agency says he has seen a shift in the types of transit projects cities want to build as they opt for zero-emission buses in lieu of large-scale subways.
Fix to software problem behind naval helicopter crash needed 'forthwith': experts

Fix to software problem behind naval helicopter crash needed 'forthwith': experts

HALIFAX — The software issue identified as a cause of last year's naval helicopter crash off Greece that killed six Canadian crew members needs to be fixed without delay, say experts on the interplay between automation and humans in aircraft.
Urgent need in Alberta to address potent drug supply, overdose crisis: health experts

Urgent need in Alberta to address potent drug supply, overdose crisis: health experts

EDMONTON — Alberta needs to create an emergency program similar to ones in other provinces to address a toxic drug supply that is killing people, an emergency room doctor and public health professor say.
Alberta judge to sentence trucker found guilty in the death of a woman in hotel room

Alberta judge to sentence trucker found guilty in the death of a woman in hotel room

EDMONTON — An Ontario trucker found guilty for killing a woman in his Edmonton hotel room a decade ago is to learn his sentence today.

Voluntary recall issued for Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning

A voluntary recall has been issued for Frank's RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning over a possible Salmonella contamination. McCormick & Company, Inc. says the recall covers 153g bottles with a best before date of September 6, 2022.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts say

Fires in Western Canada creating own weather systems, experts say

VANCOUVER — A combination of intense heat and drought conditions is causing wildfires in Western Canada to generate their own weather systems, experts say.
Defamation lawsuit against commentator Kinsella should go ahead, Bernier argues

Defamation lawsuit against commentator Kinsella should go ahead, Bernier argues

OTTAWA — A former Conservative cabinet minister who began a new political party says his defamation suit against a prominent political commentator and strategist should be allowed to proceed.
B.C. public health order places moratorium on new mink farms due to COVID-19

B.C. public health order places moratorium on new mink farms due to COVID-19

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — British Columbia has placed a moratorium on new mink farms and capped existing farms at their current numbers after two more of the animals tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.