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Canadian News

Global News
Plans ‘well advanced’ to recover CH-148 Cyclone in crash that killed 6

Global News
Canada’s daily coronavirus death toll is lowest since late April

CBC News
Canada's first COVID-19 vaccine trials approved for Dalhousie University - More

CBC News
An inside look at Canada's contact-tracing COVID-19 detectives - More

CBC News
New research reveals where you're most at risk of COVID-19

CBC News
Mixed messages, frustration with lockdowns fuel some skepticism about pandemic

Global News
COVID-19: Mixed messages about mandatory face masks

The Huffington Post
A Second Wave of Coronavirus in Canada: What You Need to Know

CBC News
The coronavirus is mutating — and that can help us track it

CBC News
Canada's finances could take years to recover from the pandemic recession

CBC News
Air Canada to lay off 20,000 workers - More

CBC News
Trudeau non-committal on airline bailout

TVA Nouvelles
Les derniers développements sur le coronavirus

Radio-Canada
Quels sont les plans de déconfinement à travers le Canada?

Radio-Canada
COVID-19 : 2,2 millions d’emplois perdus ou fortement affectés en Ontario

TVA Nouvelles
Cet entrepôt réfrigéré pourrait accueillir 700 dépouilles

Radio-Canada
Québec s'attaquera à l'omerta dans le réseau de la santé

La Presse Canadienne
Freeland ne confirme pas que les États-Unis veulent prolonger l'accord frontalier

Radio-Canada
Mises à pied massives en vue chez Air Canada - Plus

Radio-Canada
Un recours collectif contre Air Canada lancé aux États-Unis

Agence QMI
Alain Bellemare a quitté Bombardier avec plus de 17 millions $

Le Journal de Montréal
Tuerie de Portapique : des professeurs de droit réclament une enquête publique

Agence QMI
La Chine victime de désinformation, selon son ambassadeur à Ottawa

Canadian Commentary

Amanda Buckiewicz | CBC Radio
COVID-19 and scientific confusion - More

Elizabeth Renzetti | The Globe and Mail
The future is masked

Kelly Cryderman | The Globe and Mail
Fort McMurray faces a tough recovery

Jill Heinerth | The Globe and Mail
The COVID-19 pandemic is uncharted waters. But one day we will reach the shore.

J.M. Opal and Steven M. Opal | The Globe and Mail
More viruses are coming. Here’s what we can do to prepare.

André Picard | The Globe and Mail
Life with coronavirus can’t be risk-free, but we can minimize harms

Editorial | National Post
Will these Liberals be willing to do what Chrétien and Martin did?

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
Hong Kong stopped a pandemic at the border. The Trudeau government has to do the same.

Doug Saunders | The Globe and Mail
Germany’s messy, hesitant approach to COVID-19 should serve as no inspiration

Stephen Maher | Maclean’s
The Nova Scotia shooting and the mistakes the RCMP may have made

Peter H. Russell | The Globe and Mail
Ottawa’s halting path away from political patronage remains a perilous one

Pouyan Kimiayjan | The Hill Times
Canada needs to revive its peacekeeping missions - More

Conrad Black | National Post
Trump is nailing it (but the mainstream media would never tell you that)

International News

The Associated Press
Autopsy: Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash had no alcohol, drugs - More

Reuters News Agency
California officials reject subsidies for Elon Musk's SpaceX over Tesla spat

New York Post
Why American life went on as normal during the killer pandemic of 1969

The Associated Press
Obama slams U.S. government's virus response in online graduation speech

USA Today
Daughter-in-chief Ivanka Trump pushes food distribution program

Reuters News Agency
Senate Intelligence panel sets Tuesday vote on Ratcliffe nomination for DNI

The Associated Press
Democrats investigating after Trump fires State Department inspector general

ABC News
House passes $3 trillion relief package, bill 'DOA' in Senate

The Associated Press
Most US states fall short of recommended testing levels

The Associated Press
VA says it won’t stop use of unproven drug on veterans for now

The Associated Press
Trump fires State Department's inspector general - More - More

ABC News
Trump promises coronavirus vaccine by end of the year, but his own experts temper expectations

BBC News
Trump says US reopening, 'vaccine or no vaccine'

The Associated Press
Trump’s emergency powers worry some senators, legal experts

The Associated Press
It’s a work from home Congress as House approves proxy vote

The Associated Press
Pandemic planning becomes political weapon as deaths mount

The Associated Press
Poll: US believers see message of change from God

Reuters News Agency
Trump administration to restore partial funding to World Health Organization

The Associated Press
Coronavirus masks a boon for crooks who hide their faces

The Associated Press
AP Fact Check: Trump, GOP Distortion on Flynn; Virus Fiction

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

Reuters News Agency
Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Global News
Can dogs detect COVID-19? U.K. researchers are studying if they can pick up the scent

Reuters News Agency
Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga arrested in Paris region - More

The Associated Press
Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma

Reuters News Agency
Greeks return to beaches in heatwave, but keep their umbrellas apart

Reuters News Agency
Ultra-nationalist party stages anti-government protest in Sofia

Reuters News Agency
Russia reports 9,200 new coronavirus infections

Reuters News Agency
Saudi sovereign fund buys minority stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook

Reuters News Agency
Iran sentences French academic to six years in prison - More

The Associated Press
No jobs, no future: An army of India’s migrants heads home

Reuters News Agency
Singapore reports 465 new coronavirus cases, taking total to 27,356

The Associated Press
India overtakes China in number of cases

The Associated Press
US adds new sanction on Chinese tech giant Huawei

Reuters News Agency
China asks United States to stop 'unreasonable suppression' of Huawei

Reuters News Agency
Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

Reuters News Agency
As Australia slowly relaxes lockdown, Victoria battles COVID-19 clusters

Reuters News Agency
Brazil health minister resigns after a month on the job as COVID-19 deaths surge

Reuters News Agency
Colombia to work together with hard-hit Brazil to fight coronavirus on border

Radio-Canada
Trump limoge l'inspecteur général du Département d'État qui enquêtait sur Pompeo

Agence France-Presse
Le confinement s'éternise à New York, l'avenir de la ville en question

Radio-Canada
L'après-COVID-19 : « Une occasion sans précédent de réinventer nos villes »

Agence France-Presse
Dans les forêts d'Ile-de-France, concilier quiétude des animaux et besoin de nature

Agence France-Presse
Le pulvérisateur de virucide s'invite dans l'atelier des TGV

Agence France-Presse
Bol d'air sous conditions en France pour le premier weekend déconfiné

Agence France-Presse
Déconfinez, respirez : premier week-end post-confinement en France sous conditions

Agence France-Presse
21 mai 1940, l'appel oublié de de Gaulle à Savigny-sur-Ardres

Agence France-Presse
Une médaille de la Monnaie de Paris pour dire « merci » à ceux mobilisés contre le coronavirus - Plus

Agence France-Presse
L'Italie prépare ses plages à un été à l'abri du virus

Agence France-Presse
À Wuhan, grand dépistage après de nouveaux cas de Covid-19

Agence France-Presse
L'Antarctique, terre libre de coronavirus

Agence France-Presse
À Cuba, une médecin et ses étudiants à la chasse au coronavirus

International Commentary

Peter Nicholas | The Atlantic
Trump’s Cordon Un-sanitaire

Susan B. Glasser | The New Yorker
‘Obamagate’ Is Niche Programming for Trump Superfans

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