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5 things to know for Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Albertans went to the polls and the results are in, more calls for special rapporteur David Johnston to step aside, and tragedies serve as reminder of need to beware water safety as the weather warms up.

Here's what you need to know to start your day.

1. Alberta election: Danielle Smith is still the premier of Alberta, surviving a vigorous campaign and a tight vote Monday against NDP challenger Rachel Notley.

2. Calls to step aside: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is pushing for special rapporteur David Johnston to "step aside" from his role examining the issue of foreign interference before he embarks on public hearings.

3. 'Crushing consequences': So-called interface fires, which occur where forests and flames meet human development, are on the rise and the number of people exposed to the blazes is likely to grow considerably.

4. 'Tragedies occur far too often': With the summer swimming season fast approaching, the Canada Safety Council is reminding people to be careful and take measures to prevent drowning, especially after three children died just days apart.

5. Fashion critics: Billie Eilish is taking on the people who apparently have an issue with how her style has evolved over the years.

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