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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 - Updated at 2155 hrs EDT

Canadian News

CBC News
Ukrainians 'begin again' in Manitoba as hundreds of newcomers navigate settlement support system

CBC News
Family hopes to come to Sask. after fleeing Afghanistan, then Ukraine

CBC News
HMCS Cabot wharf collapsing into sink holes, set for demolition next year

CBC News
Some Quebecers won't have their power back until this weekend, Hydro-Québec says

CBC News
No tornado in Ottawa on Saturday, researchers say

CTV News
Severe power outages continue after Quebec storm - More

CBC News
What's a derecho and why is it so destructive? The science behind this powerful storm. - More

CBC News
Where has Doug Ford been during Ottawa emergencies? Someplace else.

Reuters News Agency
Forecasters call for three to six major hurricanes in Atlantic this season

CBC News
Winnipeg River, already flowing at a record volume, slated to rise even higher

CBC News
As the cost of gas climbs, here's what's fuelling the price at the pump

CBC News
How one stone gave a Halifax-area park heritage status

The Canadian Press
Ontario judge decides ‘Freedom Convoy’ organizer Tamara Lich stays out on bail

CBC News
Tamara Lich isn't going back to jail and is now allowed to visit Ottawa

CTV News
Language law Bill 96 adopted, promising sweeping changes for Quebec

CBC News
Legault fires back at Ottawa after comments on Bill 96 and Bill 21

CTV News
Quebec lawyers ready to take Bill 96, the 'most gratuitous use of power,' to the UN

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Radio-Canada
Le Canada envoie d’autres munitions en Ukraine

TVA Nouvelles
Toujours difficile pour les Ukrainiens d'arriver au Canada, juge un Drummondvillois

Radio-Canada
Plus de 150 000 foyers toujours privées d’électricité

La Presse Canadienne
Justin Trudeau annule sa participation à un souper en raison d’insultes de manifestants

La Presse Canadienne
Ottawa pourrait participer à une contestation judiciaire de la loi 96

Radio-Canada
Sondage : une majorité de Franco-Ontariens appuient l’Université de Sudbury

Radio-Canada
Français langue seconde : le Nouveau-Brunswick cherche des idées

Radio-Canada
Le Nouveau-Brunswick dévoile les nouveaux noms des entités municipales

Agence France-Presse
Différend sur les produits laitiers : Washington lance une procédure contre le Canada

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

Canadian Commentary

Charles Burton | Postmedia News
Canada must boost its security apparatus against China and Russia

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
Bush's gaffe about committing war crimes no laughing matter

Gwynne Dyer | The Chronicle Herald
Taiwan: Does Biden know what he meant about the U.S. helping fend off a Chinese invasion?

David M. Shribman | The Globe and Mail
In a country where mass shootings are the norm, Americans have moved beyond outrage

Elizabeth Renzetti | The Globe and Mail
A decade after Sandy Hook, the Texas school shooting shows the United States is still broken

Anthony Housefather | Montreal Gazette
Bill 96 fails to find the right balance

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
With Bill 96, François Legault is trying to tiptoe out of Canada’s constitutional order

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
Quebec’s Bill 96 is more of a paper tiger than an assault on English language rights

International News

CISA Alert
Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

United Press International
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft set for return from International Space Station

The Times of San Diego
The 17th LCS, future USS Augusta, launched at Austal USA shipyard

The Washington Post
Video released of garage meeting of Proud Boys, Oath Keepers leaders

Inteligencer
Another, faster-spreading Omicron subvariant dominates new COVID cases in U.S. - More

The Associated Press
19 students and one teacher killed in Texas elementary school shooting

The Economist
The spate of gun violence shows American exceptionalism at its worst

The Economist
Guns are the things most likely to kill young people in America

NPR News
Guns are banned during Trump's upcoming speech at the NRA conference - More

CNN News
Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas governor

The Associated Press
Pfizer to offer low-cost medicines, vaccines to poor nations

CBC News
The past few years have been a 'dumpster fire' for the monarchy, says author Tina Brown

The Associated Press
Boris Johnson insists he won't resign after report blames him for parties during lockdown

The Christian Science Monitor
Ukraine's 'Surzhyk' hybrid language came from 'flour mix'

The Associated Press
Russian rockets hit eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk

Reuters News Agency
Russia launches fresh offensive, wants sanctions relief to free up Ukraine food supply routes

United Press International
Jehovah's Witness released from Russian jail after serving five years

United Press International
Russia withdraws bid to host Expo 2030

Reuters News Agency
Russia ready to open corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food – with conditions

The Associated Press
Dozens of migrants missing off Tunisia's coast after boat capsized

The Associated Press
Delegations from Sweden, Finland hold NATO talks in Turkey

Deutsche Welle
Turkey, Israel agree to strengthen ties in historic talks

CNN News
US envoy for Iran says prospects for a return to nuclear deal are ‘tenuous at best’

The Associated Press
At least 14 killed after series of explosions rock Afghanistan, Taliban says

United Press International
Two pilots killed in central Iran after Chinese-made F-7 crashes during training

The Christian Science Monitor
In Pictures: A taste of Afghanistan helps these bakers find home in India

Deutsche Welle
Imran Khan leads protest march on Islamabad

Deutsche Welle
Indian court jails Kashmiri separatist leader for life

Deutsche Welle
China says it conducted air patrols around Taiwan to warn US

United Press International
Band of gunmen attack hotel, two bars in central Mexico; 11 killed

The New York Times
On This Day: May 25 - BBC - More - TDinA

Agence France-Presse
Un tireur tue 19 écoliers au Texas, l’Amérique sous le choc, une fois de plus - Plus

Radio-Canada
Fusillade au Texas : un expert a peu d’espoir que les choses changent - Plus

Radio-Canada
Fusillade au Texas : le gouverneur montre du doigt les problèmes de santé mentale

Agence France-Presse
Trump parlera à la l'assemblée de la NRA, malgré la fusillade

Agence France-Presse
Des primaires républicaines en Georgie remettent en cause l’influence de Trump

Agence France-Presse
La violence de l'après, au procès des attentats de novembre 2015 à Paris

Agence France-Presse
Paris et Berlin espèrent un déblocage sur le pétrole russe malgré l'opposition d'Orbán

Agence France-Presse
L'Europe s'est montrée « cupide » et non « naïve » face à la Russie

Agence France-Presse
Pour George Soros, la guerre en Ukraine menace la civilisation

Agence France-Presse
La Suisse va organiser une conférence de reconstruction de l'Ukraine les 4 et 5 juillet

Agence France-Presse
Le chef de la diplomatie ukrainienne accuse l'OTAN de ne « strictement rien faire »

Radio-Canada
En Ukraine, citoyens et experts documentent ce qu’ils jugent être des crimes de guerre - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La situation dans la région de Lougansk « empire d’heure en heure »

Radio-Canada
L’étau russe se resserre sur Sievierodonetsk et Lyssytchansk

Radio-Canada
Moscou accélère son processus de russification des régions du sud ukrainien

Agence France-Presse
Poutine rencontre pour la première fois des soldats russes blessés en Ukraine

Agence France-Presse
La Russie déterminée à atteindre ses objectifs, au début du quatrième mois de guerre

Agence France-Presse
La Russie demande la levée des sanctions pour éviter une crise alimentaire mondiale

Agence France-Presse
La Russie ne peut plus rembourser sa dette en dollars, décide Washington

Agence France-Presse
La Turquie exige des « mesures concrètes » des nouveaux candidats à l’OTAN

Agence France-Presse
Au moins 12 morts dans quatre attentats à la bombe en Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse
Guerre en Ukraine : l'Amérique latine sous la menace d'une crise alimentaire

International Commentary

Leader | The Economist
In many states, it is easier to own a gun than a dog

David Frum | The Atlantic
America’s Hands Are Full of Blood

Paul Waldman | The Washington Post
Yes, this absolutely is who we are

Erik Wemple | The Washington Post
Cable news approaches Uvalde shooting with a practiced weariness

Zachary B. Wolf | CNN News
Why the President, Congress and the Supreme Court can’t – or won’t – stop mass shootings

David M. Shribman | The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The meaning of the words left unspoken

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
As Trump loses kingmaker status, he becomes more dangerous

Greg Sargent and Paul Waldman | The Washington Post
Why Trump’s private comment about hanging Pence really matters

James Hohmann | The Washington Post
Is this how the Bush dynasty ends?

Christopher Clark | Deutsche Welle
From WWI to Russia's war in Ukraine: Historical lessons

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