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In the news today, May 27

In the news today, May 27

Four stories in the news for Monday, May 27 ——— INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE TO GRILL TECH GIANTS Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and
Green's call for ban on foreign oil imports, using Alberta oil instead

Green's call for ban on foreign oil imports, using Alberta oil instead

OTTAWA — Green party Leader Elizabeth May says saving the world from climate change requires Canada to get off oil before the middle of the century. In the meantime, she wants Canada off foreign oil as soon as possible.
Scheer accuses Trudeau of 'stacking the deck' to get re-elected

Scheer accuses Trudeau of 'stacking the deck' to get re-elected

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name an anti-Conservative union to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the
Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

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Police say it's "impressive" no arrests were made after Raptors celebrations

Police say it's "impressive" no arrests were made after Raptors celebrations

Toronto police say it's "impressive" that they didn't have to arrest anyone after the Raptors' historic win on Saturday night sent thousands of celebratory fans careening onto the streets.

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations

OTTAWA — Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of social media.
Legault announces plan to electrify Quebec's economy, reduce oil consumption

Legault announces plan to electrify Quebec's economy, reduce oil consumption

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault says his government will move to electrify transportation systems, buildings and businesses in order to reduce oil consumption in Quebec by 40 per cent by 2030.
UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

OTTAWA — The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people.
Could this 20-year-old Montreal polyglot be Canada's most multilingual student?

Could this 20-year-old Montreal polyglot be Canada's most multilingual student?

MONTREAL — Georges Awaad answers the phone with a polite "Hello," but he could just as easily answer in Arabic, French, Japanese, or any of the other 15 languages he speaks.
Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944

Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944

OTTAWA — Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944: TARGET : Allies land on French channel coast along five Normandy beaches stretching about 80 kilometres west from River Orne. BEACHES : From west to east, Utah (U.