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Canadian News

CBC News
Searchers find wreckage, human remains at scene of CH-148 Cyclone crash - More

CBC News
COVID-19 in Ontario is now primarily a Toronto-area problem, figures show

CBC News
Staffing, protective equipment still a challenge in Quebec long-term care homes, CAF says

Global News
CAF teams raise concerns about conditions at Ontario care homes - More

CBC News
Military report reveals what sector has long known: Ontario's nursing homes are in trouble - More

Global News
Foreign intelligence targeting Canada’s COVID-19 research and supply chains

CBC News
'Zoom fatigue' is setting in: What it is and how to prevent it

Global News
Canada sees fewer than 1,000 new coronavirus cases for first time since March

Global News
Coping amid COVID-19: The mental health toll on Canadian men

The Canadian Press
How much will be enough when it comes to Canada's COVID-19 supply?

CBC News
Organized crime suspected of being behind COVID-19 phishing and counterfeit-equipment scams

The Globe and Mail
Liberals shut down debate over plan to extend suspension of Parliament

The Canadian Press
MPs to gather virtually, in person in the House of Commons - More

CTV News
Are more people impersonating police officers?

CBC News
Today's court decision on Meng Wanzhou's extradition could rattle the Canada-China relationship

CBC News
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou loses major court battle - More

CBC News
Champagne says Meng ruling demonstrates judicial independence

CBC News
Conference calamity: Thousands of jobs wiped out as business events grind

Canadian Commentary

Samir Sinha and Michael Nicin | The Globe and Mail
Canada’s soldiers have provided a wake-up call for our long-term care system

André Picard | The Globe and Mail
If Doug Ford wants long-term care reform, he should be bold and decisive and just do it

Chris Selley | National Post
Shameful nursing home report shows how Canada's lockdown strategy went wrong

John Ibbitson | The Globe and Mail
It’s increasingly clear our tough road ahead has no end in sight

David Akin | Global News
Trudeau’s personal brand tied to success — or failure — of UN Security Council race

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
Liberals to Parliament: We’ll govern without you, thank you very much

Asher Honickman and Ben Woodfinden | National Post
Canada needs a New National Policy

Lorne Gunter | National Post
Liberals sidestep democracy, common sense to institute gun ban

Matthew Fisher | Global News
Ottawa equivocates as China imposes its will on Hong Kong

Terry Glavin | National Post
Tormented Hongkongers betrayed by Beijing and Ottawa

John Ivison | National Post
Beijing gets a helping hand from Liberals and their willing accomplices

John Robson | National Post
China has no idea how bad it looks to the rest of the world

Lawrence Martin | The Globe and Mail
The 2020 U.S. election is a disaster waiting to happen

International News

The Associated Press
Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs

The Associated Press
Bad weather delays SpaceX launch until Saturday - More - More

NASA Live
Official Stream of NASA TV

Agence France-Presse
SpaceX's moment of triumph arrives as astronauts ready for US launch - More

Defense One
If Given OK, US Could Conduct a Nuclear Test in a Matter of Months

Defense One
Pentagon Sets New Rules for ‘Return to Normal Operations’ Worldwide

United Press International
U.S. Space Force starts teaching courses to give space professionals 'warfighting mindsets'

United Press International
DoD to phase out stop-movement order

United Press International
Soldier dies of COVID-19, marking third death among service members

United Press International
Glenn Fine, DoD acting inspector general, submits his resignation

BBC News
Zipline drones deliver supplies and PPE to US hospitals

The New York Times
More Than 100,000 Americans Have Died From the Coronavirus

The Associated Press
Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

ABC News
COVID-19 cases among US health care workers top 62,000

ABC News
92 veteran residents dead at Soldier's Home

The Associated Press
Biden calls Trump ‘a fool’ for appearing to mock mask

The Washington Post
Trump’s mockery of wearing masks divides Republicans

The Associated Press
White House defends Trump for firing gov’t watchdogs - More

Agence France-Presse
Twitter calls Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for the first time - More

ABC News
Trump threatens to 'close' down social media platforms

ABC News
Who is spreading COVID-19 misinformation and why

MSNBC News
As U.S. deaths near 100,000, Trump praises his handling of virus

The Associated Press
American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean? - More

NBC News
With 100,000 dead from coronavirus, U.S. sees its promise and flaws far more clearly - More

Reuters News Agency
Futures climb as economic recovery hopes outweigh Sino-U.S. tensions

The Associated Press
Virus expands grip in many areas

The Associated Press
Hypocrisy gone viral? Officials set bad COVID-19 examples

BBC News
Drone to deliver masks to Isle of Mull hospital

BBC News
Boris Johnson to face senior MPs amid Cummings row

Reuters News Agency
France revokes decree allowing hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment - More

Agence France-Presse
Virus takes toll on mental health of Europe's medics

Reuters News Agency
Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

Reuters News Agency
Russia has not sent military personnel to Libya, says Vladimir Dzhabarov

United Press International
U.S., Saudi forces conduct training on, around Karan, Kurayn islands

BBC News
Romina Ashrafi: Outrage in Iran over 'honour killing' of girl

The Associated Press
With test results lost, an Afghan family fell to virus

ABC News
Trump says 'it is time' for US troops to exit Afghanistan

The Globe and Mail
With zero pandemic deaths, Vietnam sets the standard for COVID-19 fight

The Associated Press
Protesters mass in Hong Kong before anthem law is debated

Reuters News Agency
Hong Kong police fire pepper pellets to disperse protests over security bill - More - More

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong police stamp out national anthem law protests

CBC News
U.S. threatens to strip Hong Kong of special status

The New York Times
PLA Vows to Defend China’s Interests in Hong Kong

The Associated Press
Spike in South Korea virus cases shows perils of reopening

The Associated Press
Japan approves funds for $1.1 T stimulus to fight pandemic woes

The Associated Press
Venezuela could soon be swallowed in South America’s coronavirus wave

Reuters News Agency
El Salvador president takes hydroxychloroquine to fight COVID-19

United Press International
PAHO: Americas over take Europe as COVID-19 epicenter

Agence France-Presse
Premier vol habité de Space X : Thomas Pesquet « croise les doigts » - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Pour SpaceX, le jour de gloire est arrivé

Radio-Canada
SpaceX mise gros avec un premier vol habité

Agence France-Presse
À Cap Canaveral, des touristes mais pas de T-shirts SpaceX

Radio-Canada
Pour la première fois, Twitter signale comme trompeurs des tweets de Donald Trump

Agence France-Presse
Twitter tente une timide mise au pas de Donald Trump

Radio-Canada
Quelles leçons doit-on tirer de la 2e vague de la pandémie de 1918?

Agence France-Presse
Sondage ravageur pour Boris Johnson, empêtré dans le scandale Cummings

Agence France-Presse
L'économie française repart mais la récession sera pire que prévu

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : un coût économique, social et sanitaire hors du commun

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong : un important dispositif policier dissuade les manifestants pro-démocratie

International Commentary

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