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Schulich School of Engineering Prof. Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano leans on one of his robots at the University of Calgary’s unmanned vehicles robotarium lab in Calgary on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Schulich School of Engineering Prof. Alejandro Ramirez-Serrano leans on one of his robots at the University of Calgary’s unmanned vehicles robotarium lab in Calgary on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
People pay their respects at a roadside memorial in Portapique, N.S. on Sunday, April 26, 2020.The RCMP struggled to inform families promptly about the loss of their loved ones in the aftermath of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting, with a single officer handling most cases amid an "astronomical" flow of information. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

RCMP struggled to promptly inform families in aftermath of Nova Scotia mass shooting

Michael Tutton and Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press HALIFAX — The RCMP…

People pay their respects at a roadside memorial in Portapique, N.S. on Sunday, April 26, 2020.The RCMP struggled to inform families promptly about the loss of their loved ones in the aftermath of the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting, with a single officer handling most cases amid an "astronomical" flow of information. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
During an April 25, 2022 press conference, NDP energy critic Kathleen Ganley and NDP Leader Rachel Notley said they have a plan to help Albertans receive utility rebates faster. (Photo contributed)
During an April 25, 2022 press conference, NDP energy critic Kathleen Ganley and NDP Leader Rachel Notley said they have a plan to help Albertans receive utility rebates faster. (Photo contributed)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)

RCMP cancel alert about armed men in Saskatchewan, but still seek one suspect

The suspect is considered dangerous and should not be approached

Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
FILE - Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, takes part in the East German Economic Forum (OWF) in Bad Saarow, Germany, Monday, June 13, 2022. Habeck is stepping up an appeal for the country's residents to save energy after Russia's Gazprom announced significant cuts in natural gas deliveries through a key pipeline. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP, File)

Germany to limit use of gas for electricity production

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s economy minister said Sunday that the country will…

FILE - Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, takes part in the East German Economic Forum (OWF) in Bad Saarow, Germany, Monday, June 13, 2022. Habeck is stepping up an appeal for the country's residents to save energy after Russia's Gazprom announced significant cuts in natural gas deliveries through a key pipeline. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP, File)
In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)

No winning ticket for Saturday’s $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot…

In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

‘Deepfakes’ and disinformation should fall under online hate law: advisory panel

Marie Woolf, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Disinformation, including “deepfake” videos and…

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Derek Lints wipes away tears as he speaks about his son Daniel, 17, at his home in Pilot Mound, Man., on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Daniel Lints was sexually exploited online in February and committed suicide as a result. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

“World lost a good person:” Parents warn of global sextortion targeting teens

Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press PILOT MOUND, Man. — Daniel Lints…

Derek Lints wipes away tears as he speaks about his son Daniel, 17, at his home in Pilot Mound, Man., on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Daniel Lints was sexually exploited online in February and committed suicide as a result. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
This July 6, 2011 file photo shows a grizzly bear roaming near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Parks Canada and Canadian Pacific Railway are hoping to reduce the threat that trains pose to grizzly bears by doing a better job of managing vegetation along tracks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jim Urquhart, File

Parks Canada to monitor grizzly cub orphaned when mother hit by truck

JASPER, ALBERTA — Parks Canada says a grizzly bear cub has been…

This July 6, 2011 file photo shows a grizzly bear roaming near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Parks Canada and Canadian Pacific Railway are hoping to reduce the threat that trains pose to grizzly bears by doing a better job of managing vegetation along tracks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jim Urquhart, File
FILE - An advertisement of Bitcoin, one of the cryptocurrencies, is displayed on a building in Hong Kong, on Nov. 18, 2021. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were collapsing in price Monday, June, 13, 2022 after the major crypto lender Celsius halted all withdrawals citing “extreme market conditions." It is the second collapse of a part of the crypto world in the last two months. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Bitcoin drops below $20,000 as crypto selloff quickens

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin fell below $20,000 on…

FILE - An advertisement of Bitcoin, one of the cryptocurrencies, is displayed on a building in Hong Kong, on Nov. 18, 2021. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were collapsing in price Monday, June, 13, 2022 after the major crypto lender Celsius halted all withdrawals citing “extreme market conditions." It is the second collapse of a part of the crypto world in the last two months. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Ottawa. Liberal Justice Minister David Lametti is expected to table a bill as early as Friday that would respond to a Supreme Court ruling to allow voluntary extreme intoxication as a defence for serious crimes.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals table bill responding to Supreme Court decision on ‘extreme intoxication’

Bill C-28 drafted in response to Supreme Court ruling that ‘extreme intoxication’ is a valid defence

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during Question Period, Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Ottawa. Liberal Justice Minister David Lametti is expected to table a bill as early as Friday that would respond to a Supreme Court ruling to allow voluntary extreme intoxication as a defence for serious crimes.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

7 arrested in House office building linked to Colbert show

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police said Friday that officers arrested seven…

Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
CAPTION CORRECTS FAMILY NAME OF SOLDIER Soldiers place an Ukrainian flag on the coffin of activist and soldier Roman Ratushnyi during a memorial service at Maidan square in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 18, 2022. Ratushnyi died in a battle near Izyum, where Russian and Ukrainian troops are fighting for control the area. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

In Ukraine, funeral for activist killed and mourned in war

John Leicester, The Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Poppies, the blood-red…

CAPTION CORRECTS FAMILY NAME OF SOLDIER Soldiers place an Ukrainian flag on the coffin of activist and soldier Roman Ratushnyi during a memorial service at Maidan square in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, June 18, 2022. Ratushnyi died in a battle near Izyum, where Russian and Ukrainian troops are fighting for control the area. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Director of Chinatown BIA, Wen Wong, pictured in Chinatown in Edmonton, Alta., on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The core area of the city's Chinatown has seen a rise in violent crime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

‘Sad to see:’ Edmonton’s Chinatown losing business after killings, rise in crime

Fakiha Baig, The Canadian Press EDMONTON — The 97 Hot Pot restaurant…

Director of Chinatown BIA, Wen Wong, pictured in Chinatown in Edmonton, Alta., on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The core area of the city's Chinatown has seen a rise in violent crime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canada players celebrate their win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica this past weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)

Economic loss would have exceeded gains if Edmonton had held World Cup games: expert

EDMONTON — An economics professor says Edmonton should be happy it was…

Canada players celebrate their win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica this past weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Search and rescue workers and local residents remove a body from under the rubble of a building after a Russian air raid in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

As Russia presses assault, Ukraine given possible path to EU

The possibility of membership in a union created to safeguard peace

Search and rescue workers and local residents remove a body from under the rubble of a building after a Russian air raid in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine, Thursday, June 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
CSIS coasters are pictured in Ottawa in a 2011 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, CSIS *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Urgent changes needed to ensure CSIS can carry out intelligence mandate: spy watchdog

OTTAWA — A new watchdog report says Canada’s spy service has failed…

CSIS coasters are pictured in Ottawa in a 2011 photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, CSIS *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Official Languages, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 13, 2022.  The parliamentary budget officer says the cost to create and deliver a new dental program for low and middle income uninsured Canadians could be nearly double what the federal government originally estimated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals still mulling delivery of dental care as clock ticks to fulfil pledge to NDP

Laura Osman, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — The clock is ticking for…

Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Official Languages, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 13, 2022.  The parliamentary budget officer says the cost to create and deliver a new dental program for low and middle income uninsured Canadians could be nearly double what the federal government originally estimated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Leader of Alberta's NDP Rachel Notley and infrastructure critic Thomas Dang held a press conference in front of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre Friday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Edmonton MLA says he’s been cleared of hacking charges seeks return to NDP caucus

EDMONTON — An Alberta legislature member investigated by the RCMP after he…

Leader of Alberta's NDP Rachel Notley and infrastructure critic Thomas Dang held a press conference in front of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre Friday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)
Jason Klaus (left) and Joshua Frank in a pickup truck before Frank spoke to an undercover RCMP officer he believed was an organized crime boss about the murders of Gordon, Sandra and Monica Klaus. (Photo contributed by RCMP)