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One-dose summer, two-dose fall and an old Macdonald makeover: In The News for May 12

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 ...
Indigenous leaders call for clarity, investigation into RCMP after B.C. shooting

Indigenous leaders call for clarity, investigation into RCMP after B.C. shooting

PORT ALBION, B.C. — Indigenous leaders are calling for an investigation into the conduct of Mounties on Vancouver Island after two members of a small First Nation were shot by police in the last three months.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. There are 1,299,572 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,299,572 confirmed cases (78,039 active, 1,196,819 resolved, 24,714 deaths).

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,259 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,597,932 doses given.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $30 million jackpot in Tuesday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on May 14 is estimated at $40 million. The Canadian Press
Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister says he was wrong to accuse Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, Alberta’s Opposition N-D-P, and the media of rooting for COVID-19 to buckle his province’s health system.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,259 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,597,932 doses given. Nationwide, 1,285,391 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. There are 1,299,572 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,299,572 confirmed cases (78,039 active, 1,196,819 resolved, 24,714 deaths).
Coalition says users were shut out of drug decriminalization proposal, demands redo

Coalition says users were shut out of drug decriminalization proposal, demands redo

OTTAWA — Advocates are calling on the federal government and the City of Vancouver to halt the march toward possible drug decriminalization in the city, saying the process excludes users and demands a do-over.