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Friday, 17 September 2021 - Updated at 1605 hrs EDT

Canadian News

CBC News
Criminal charge against former general Jonathan Vance goes to court today

The Canadian Press
Former CDS Jonathan Vance's case adjourned to October

Global News
Gen. Vance is 99% match with Maj. Brennan’s child: DNA test

Global News
Veterans face the same issues as 2015. Why has the election campaign ignored them?

Global News
Was Canada invited to join AUKUS? Officials mum, but stress no interest in submarines

The Globe and Mail
Canada caught off guard by new security pact between U.S., Australia and Britain

The Globe and Mail
PLA major-general worked with fired scientist at Canada’s top infectious disease lab

CBC News
What critical-care triage could mean in Alberta ICUs

CBC News
Canada must 'learn from' the pandemic crisis in parts of the West, Tam says

CBC News
Calgary to take own measures to act on COVID-19 crisis

CBC News
Why vaccine passports may be an important tool in boosting vaccination rates

RCI News
Third COVID-19 shots — Who needs them and why?

CBC News
Summer travel surge has WestJet and Air Canada asking for volunteer help

CBC News
Frustrated with the process, some electors give up hope of voting by mail

The Canadian Press
Traditional election campaign methods still key in the digital age: experts

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Radio-Canada
Accord contre l’expansionnisme chinois : Trudeau ne regrette pas l’absence du Canada

Le Devoir
Québec persiste et signe sur l’obligation vaccinale, malgré les ruptures de service

Radio-Canada
Pas le droit de voter si vous venez de contracter la COVID-19

Agence QMI
La quatrième vague se poursuit partout au Canada

Le Devoir
Plus de 1300 travailleurs de la santé québécois ont contracté la COVID-19 cet été

Le Devoir
Record pour le vote par la poste

Radio-Canada
De nombreux électeurs déçus par le vote postal

Radio-Canada
L’Alberta pourrait envoyer des patients en Ontario

Radio-Canada
Masque obligatoire dans les lieux publics et passeport vaccinal pour la Saskatchewan

TVA Nouvelles
Larmes, doutes et improvisation: dans les coulisses de la campagne de vaccination

Radio-Canada
Il faut tirer des leçons de l’Alberta et de la Saskatchewan, prévient la Dre Tam

Direction - Histoire et patrimoine
Dates significatives dans l’histoire militaire canadienne

Canadian Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
Firefighters wrap sequoia tree to protect it from California fire

The Associated Press
Not Real News: A Look at What Didn’t Happen This Week

The Associated Press
Milley: Calls to China were ‘perfectly’ within scope of job

The Washington Post
Trump gave six months extra Secret Service protection to his kids, three officials

The Associated Press
Over 50,000 have died from COVID-19 in Florida — a quarter of them this summer

The Associated Press
FDA advisory panel rejects widespread Pfizer booster shots

Reuters News Agency
Thousands of migrants converge near Texas bridge in latest U.S. border challenge

The Associated Press
More climate pledges needed to avoid 'catastrophic' path, UN says

BBC News
Long Covid less common than feared - ONS study

BBC News
UK travel update: Amber list scrapped in overhaul of travel rules in England

The Associated Press
US threatens sanctions against officials in Tigray conflict

BBC News
Somalia political rift intensifies amid row over missing spy

Reuters News Agency
Plane carrying 170 foreigners and Afghans from Kabul arrives in Doha

BBC News
Afghanistan: Taliban morality police replace women's ministry

BBC News
Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence

The Associated Press
Pentagon says deadly Kabul airstrike killed only civilians, not ISIS extremists - More

The Associated Press
Philippine President Duterte would rather die than face ICC, spokesperson says

BBC News
China denounces US-UK-Australia pact as irresponsible - More

The Associated Press
Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 days aboard space station

The Guardian
Australia dismisses China ‘outbursts’ and flags plans for more US military on home soil

The Associated Press
Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say

The New York Times
On This Day: September 17 - More - More

Agence France-Presse
Les touristes spatiaux américains ont passé leur première journée en orbite

Agence France-Presse
Des séquoias emballés dans de l'aluminium pour les protéger des incendies

Radio-Canada
Retour de la clôture de sécurité autour du Capitole

TVA Nouvelles
Les derniers développements sur le coronavirus

Agence France-Presse
Une 3e dose de vaccin pour tous les Américains? Des experts invités à trancher.

Agence France-Presse
Le monde sur un chemin « catastrophique » vers un réchauffement de 2,7 °C - Plus

La Tribune
Les Pays-Bas introduiront un 'pass corona' malgré les oppositions

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les Pays-Bas introduiront un 'pass corona' malgré les oppositions

Agence de Presse Reuters
Google et Apple retirent l'application de Navalny de leurs magasins en ligne

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Russie doit travailler avec les taliban, dit Poutine

Agence de Presse Reuters
Afrique du Sud : La Cour constitutionnelle confirme la peine de prison de Zuma

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : les talibans ferment le ministère des Affaires féminines

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le retrait des troupes frontalières nécessaire à une entente avec la Chine, dit l'Inde

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'ambassade de Chine s'oppose à l'ingérence des USA et de l'Australie

Agence France-Presse
Brésil : la popularité de Bolsonaro au plus bas

Agence France-Presse
Face aux critiques de la Chine, l’Australie dit défendre le droit international

International Commentary

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