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5 things to know for Thursday, May 19, 2022 – CTV News

Jason Kenney steps down as premier in Alberta, Pierre Poilievre faces backlash for comments made on a controversial figure’s podcast, and Prince Charles and Camilla wrap up their Canadian tour. Here’s what you need to know today.

1. Kenney out as Alta. Premier: Jason Kenney is stepping down as leader of the United Conservative Party and Premier of Alberta despite receiving a slight majority of support in his party leadership review.

2. Poilievre faces backlash: Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre is facing backlash after a guest appearance on controversial psychologist Jordan Peterson’s podcast.

3. Final day of royal tour: Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are spending the final day of their visit to Canada in the country’s North.

4. Ukrainian POWs: More Ukrainian fighters in Mariupol are surrendering, according to Russia, while the Red Cross says it has been registering hundreds of them as prisoners of war.

Read More: https://www.ctvnews.ca/5-things/5-things-to-know-for-thursday-may-19-2022-1.5910215

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