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In The News for May 12 : Investigation continues into deadly OPP ambush

In The News for May 12 : Investigation continues into deadly OPP ambush

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 May 12 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Chaotic' down south, concern up north as U.S. ends COVID border, immigration rules

'Chaotic' down south, concern up north as U.S. ends COVID border, immigration rules

WASHINGTON — The imminent overnight end of the COVID-19 public health emergency felt more like a crisis than cause for celebration Thursday as Homeland Security agents and officials braced for an onslaught of asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Alberta regulator says Imperial Oil faces more water problems at Kearl oilsands mine

Alberta regulator says Imperial Oil faces more water problems at Kearl oilsands mine

The Alberta Energy Regulator has warned Imperial Oil about more wastewater problems at its Kearl oilsands mine in northern Alberta.
NDP leaves spring sitting at legislature facing turmoil in public housing management

NDP leaves spring sitting at legislature facing turmoil in public housing management

VICTORIA — The New Democrat government in British Columbia started the spring legislative session promising more affordable homes for vulnerable people, but ended the sitting Thursday amid turmoil over its public housing agency.
Suspect in stabbings of mother and child in Edmonton dies in hospital

Suspect in stabbings of mother and child in Edmonton dies in hospital

EDMONTON — The suspect in the stabbing deaths of a mother and child outside a school last week has died in hospital, police said Thursday.
'Unprecedented': Bill Blair says military help on the way to battle Alberta wildfires

'Unprecedented': Bill Blair says military help on the way to battle Alberta wildfires

Canadian Forces personnel are being deployed to help with Alberta's early and intense wildfire season that has forced tens of thousands of people to leave their homes.
OPP officer dead, two injured, man charged with first-degree murder

OPP officer dead, two injured, man charged with first-degree murder

An Ontario Provincial Police officer who died early Thursday was "ambushed and shot" along with two others when they arrived at a home east of Ottawa, the force said, as local residents expressed shock at the violence in their typically quiet communi
Overnight temperatures to bring relief in upcoming B.C. and Alberta heat wave

Overnight temperatures to bring relief in upcoming B.C. and Alberta heat wave

Alberta and British Columbia are bracing for an unseasonable heat wave with daytime highs soaring up to 15 degrees above normal over the coming days, though overnight temperatures are expected to provide some relief.
Canada to sanction Moldova groups aiding Russia, send judges to boost integrity

Canada to sanction Moldova groups aiding Russia, send judges to boost integrity

OTTAWA — Canada has set the stage with Moldova to start sanctioning people and companies based in that Eastern European country who are helping Russia's ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Critics frustrated by slow progress a year after report on military sexual misconduct

Critics frustrated by slow progress a year after report on military sexual misconduct

OTTAWA — One year after receiving 48 recommendations aimed at stamping out sexual misconduct in the military, defence officials gave an update on their progress Thursday that has left critics frustrated with the pace of change.