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Saturday, 23 January 2021 - Updated at 1740 hrs EST

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Colin Freeze | The Globe and Mail
A ‘Ragin’ Cajun’ general is back on the job

Andrew Coyne | The Globe and Mail
Well done, everyone: Vaccines were our last line of defence

John Ivison | Postmedia News
Payette appointment leaves Trudeau with painful sting of a self-inflicted wound

John Fraser | The Globe and Mail
Payette’s tragic appointment wouldn’t have happened under Harper’s system

Christopher Nardi | Postmedia News
Trudeau refuses to apologize or take any responsibility for decision to nominate Julie Payette

Raymond J. de Souza | Postmedia News
The Trudeau government's revolving door just keeps spinning

J. Kelly Nestruck | The Globe and Mail
Canadian performing artists desperately need friends in high places - More

Shachi Kurl | Postmedia News
Next time, choose a governor general who likes people, Mr. Trudeau

Jeffrey Jones | The Globe and Mail
Biden XL decision hurts – but it’s not a surprise

Brian A. Barsky | The Globe and Mail
The Boeing 737 MAX remains a risky ride

Conrad Black | Postmedia News
Louis St. Laurent — one of the most distinguished and successful leaders in Canadian history

International News

The Associated Press
Biden calls Canada’s Trudeau, Mexico’s López Obrador

United Press International
Biden seeks national threat assessment of domestic extremist groups

United Press International
Meet President Joe Biden's top adviser picks

The Associated Press
Biden’s early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver

The Associated Press
Language barriers, wariness make vaccinating immigrants hard

The Associated Press
Lawsuit: NRA’s rhetoric spurred deadly synagogue shooting

The Associated Press
‘Your Land’? Some Native Americans question inaugural song

CNN News
Trump and DOJ attorney had plan to replace his acting AG and undo Georgia election result

The Associated Press
Trump shuns ‘ex-presidents club’ — and the feeling is mutual

The Associated Press
Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

United Press International
Defense, Homeland Security departments halt border wall construction

United Press International
SpaceX plans record-breaking launch with 143 satellites

BBC News
Spanish flu: Anglesey search for New Zealand family of flu victim

BBC News
Covid: 'More deadly' UK variant claim played down by scientists

BBC News
Covid: Number of patients on ventilators passes 4,000 for first time

The Associated Press
UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses

BBC News
Boris Johnson talks to Biden in first call since inauguration

The Associated Press
French doctors: Don’t talk on public transport

France 24
France sees sharp decline in ‘lockdown babies’

The Associated Press
Belarus police arrest 100 in renewed protests

The Associated Press
3,000 arrested at protests demanding Navalny’s release - More

Agence France-Presse
Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

Agence France-Presse
Saudi intercepts 'hostile target' over capital

The Associated Press
Twitter bans suspect Iran account after post threatens Trump

BBC News
Afghan war: Biden administration to review Trump's Taliban deal

The Associated Press
Marchers rehearse for India’s Republic Day parade

The Associated Press
Thousands of Hong Kongers locked down to contain coronavirus

BBC News
Wuhan marks its anniversary with triumph and denial

The Associated Press
Wuhan returns to normal as world still battling pandemic

The New York Times
On This Day: January 23 - More - Photos - More - More

Agence de Presse Reuters
Boeing vise des appareils sans pétrole d'ici 2030

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les présidents américain et mexicain se sont entretenus par téléphone

Agence France-Presse
Le général à la retraite Lloyd Austin prend la tête du Pentagone - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Une courte majorité d'Américains veulent que le Sénat condamne Trump, selon un sondage

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un général des forces bosniaques condamné à 10 ans de prison pour les crimes de jihadistes étrangers

Agence de Presse Reuters
La porte-parole de Navalny arrêtée avant une manifestation samedi

Agence France-Presse
Russie : des centaines d'arrestations lors de manifestations en soutien à Alexeï Navalny - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'administration Biden va réexaminer l'accord avec les taliban

Agence de Presse Reuters
Taïwan dénonce une incursion de l'aviation chinoise dans son espace aérien

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Confinement et dépistages obligatoires à Hong Kong

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