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Canadian News

CBC News
Decades after he nearly died, hockey player asks why neck guards still aren't mandatory

CTV News
Canada warming at twice the global rate

CTV News
B.C. government warns public to prepare for flood risk - More

CTV News
2023 Atlantic hurricane season ends; finishes fourth for most-named storms

The Weather Network
Bright display of the auroras expected over parts of Canada - More

The Canadian Press
Flu season has officially started in Canada

CTV News
Suspect arrested in Morocco could be behind Ontario bomb threats, OPP says

CBC News
What to know about the electricity regulations Alberta is threatening to defy

National Post
Contract faculty in York University relying on food banks to get by, union says

CBC News
Calgary man who posted ISIS propaganda to TikTok, pleads to terror charge

CBC News
What we know so far about Google's $100M media fund

CBC News
Winnipeg police charge 32-year-old man in mass shooting that killed four

Toronto Star
Air Canada is finally letting passengers track the location of their luggage - More

National Post
Canada's unlikely prophet of garbage incineration

Global News
When should you send your holiday package?

Radio-Canada
Netflix refuse de se faire dicter le pas par Ottawa

Radio-Canada
Alertes à la bombe dans des écoles : un suspect arrêté au Maroc par la police belge

Agence QMI
Météo au Québec : de la grisaille et des précipitations pour le week-end

Agence QMI
Voici les entraves à éviter sur les routes de Montréal durant le week-end

Le Devoir
Le Canada a « invité » plusieurs représentants des énergies fossiles à la COP28

TVA Nouvelles
Rencontre de la FAE : « Rien ne laisse croire à une suspension de la grève »

Le Devoir
Legault demande aux syndicats d’enseignants « d’arrêter la grève »

Le Devoir
Un plan pour éviter que le Vieux-Québec devienne un « Walt Disney de carton »

TVA Nouvelles
Allégations de financement politique illégal : la députée caquiste de Hull et son conseiller sous enquête

Canadian Commentary

Bill Blair | National Post
Boeing's P-8A Poseidon the best option to replace CP-140 Auroras - More - More

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
The holes in Canada’s climate strategy, and how to mend them - More

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
Rights commission’s humbug view of Christmas is just the gift the CAQ needed

The Editorial Board | The Globe and Mail
For the Liberals, ‘blame Harper’ is Rule Number One

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
Pierre Poilievre’s fearmongering on NextStar moves the Tories in the wrong direction

Sabrina Maddeaux: | National Post
Singh unwilling to stand up to Trudeau as he spits on parties' pact

Tim Powers | The Hill Times
Message to Conservatives: take a deep breath before firing up the rage machine

Tom Blackwell | National Post
Why media report I was spying in China is so hurtfully wrong: Michael Kovrig

Tristin Hopper | National Post
York University's brave fight to vandalize bookstores without consequence (for Palestine)

David Oliver | National Post
A negotiated end to the Ukraine war would be a victory for Putin

Gwynne Dyer | The Hill Times
COP28 and climate science

Bjorn Lomborg | National Post
COP28 will ignore net-zero's atrocious waste of money

Heather Exner-Pirot | The Globe and Mail
First Quantum’s Panama saga shows Canada must treat copper, a vital metal, more seriously

Robert Rotberg | The Globe and Mail
Right over might: Myanmar’s rebels are humbling its autocrats

David M. Shribman | The Globe and Mail
Henry Kissinger was America’s secretary of state of paradox - More

Heather Mallick | Toronto Star
Giving the kiss-off to Kissinger - More

Maya Wang and Tingting Li | The Globe and Mail
Xi vs. She: China’s government wants women to return to domesticity, but it’s already too late

Chris Selley | National Post
Ontario teachers learn there's no constitutional right to teach math

Randall Denley | National Post
Demolishing the irrelevant LCBO could be Doug Ford's legacy

Martin Regg Cohn | Toronto Star
China may have released the Two Michaels, but it’s not done using them - More

International News

CISA Alert
Apple Releases Security Updates for Several Products

Axios
Disruptive new wave of ransomware hits critical infrastructure

BBC News
US Senator Rand Paul performs Heimlich on Senator Joni Ernst

The Associated Press
GM scales back electric vehicle and self-driving car plans

The Associated Press
U.S. House expels George Santos from Congress - More - More

Axios
Who could replace George Santos now that he’s been expelled from Congress

The Washington Post
Trump not immune from being sued for Jan. 6 riot, judges rule - More

Axios
Behind the Curtain — Scoop: The Trump job applications revealed

Axios
White House blasts "illegitimate" Biden impeachment inquiry

Forbes
Texas Ordered to Remove Anti-Migrant Barrier in Rio Grande

Forbes
Scotland's Charming Tradition of Naming Its Snow Plows Goes Viral

CBC News
Counting sheep, and their burps, may help lower global methane emissions

BBC News
Ukraine war: Zelensky says fortifying front lines must be accelerated

Axios
Zelensky: Ukraine can't let world "forget about war here"

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine conducts new attack on Russian railway deep in Siberia - More

Forbes
How Dangerous Are Russia’s New Stealthy Shahed Drones?

The Associated Press
Madagascar's top court ratifies president's reelection in vote boycotted by opposition

Reuters News Agency
Israeli soldier mistakenly shot civilian who fired on Hamas gunmen

CBC News
After mass exodus, Israel's rush to replace foreign workers raises human rights concerns

Reuters News Agency
War rages in Gaza again

The Associated Press
Israel and Hamas trade blame for ceasefire's end as combat resumes

BBC News
Hamas-run health ministry says 178 killed in Gaza after fighting resumes

CBC News
Who is Yahya Sinwar, the Hamas political leader in Gaza?

The Associated Press
11 civilians are killed in an attack by gunmen in Iraq's eastern Diyala province

The Associated Press
Pressure builds to eliminate fossil fuel use as oil executive takes over climate talks

The Associated Press
U.S. House Passes Resolution to Block Iran's Access to $6 Billion From Prisoner Swap

Reuters News Agency
Philippines builds new coast guard station on island in South China Sea

Reuters News Agency
Xi Jinping tells Chinese coast guard to enforce maritime law

Reuters News Agency
Five senators ask Biden to impose China travel ban after respiratory illness cases

Reuters News Agency
What do we know about China’s respiratory illness surge?

Reuters News Agency
SpaceX launches South Korean surveillance satellite from California

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela will vote on territory that belongs to recently oil-rich Guyana

TVA Nouvelles
Une forte tempête géomagnétique va frapper la Terre vendredi

Agence de presse Reuters
Trump peut être jugé au civil pour l'attaque du Capitole, selon un tribunal fédéral

Radio-Canada
Quand deux Amériques s’affrontent dans un débat

Le Figaro
La météo du samedi 2 décembre : le froid s’installe en France, quelques flocons attendus

Agence de presse Reuters
L'Ukraine a fait sauter une ligne ferroviaire russe en Sibérie

Agence de presse Reuters
Russie : Un ressortissant italo-russe arrêté pour le sabotage d'une voie ferrée

Agence France-Presse
La Russie engage de nouvelles poursuites contre l'opposant emprisonné Navalny - Plus

Agence de presse Reuters
Coups de feu en Guinée-Bissau, des soldats libèrent un ministre

Agence de presse Reuters
Madagascar : La réélection du président sortant Andry Rajoelina validée

Agence QMI
Israël savait depuis plus d’un an que le Hamas se préparait

Agence France-Presse
L'armée israélienne dit avoir intercepté un tir de roquette depuis Gaza

Agence France-Presse
La trêve entre Israël et le Hamas vole en éclats à Gaza - Plus

Radio-Canada
Ce Noël, les chrétiens de Gaza « prient pour leur survie »

Agence France-Presse
Le Qatar exhorte la communauté internationale à agir pour mettre fin aux violences à Gaza

Agence de presse Reuters
À la COP28, Charles III exhorte les dirigeants à agir davantage contre le réchauffement climatique

Agence de presse Reuters
COP28 : Un membre du conseil démissionne après des révélations sur les contrats pétroliers

Agence France-Presse
Mer de Chine : Manille installe des garde-côtes pour mieux surveiller les navires de Pékin

Agence France-Presse
Après Pyongyang la semaine dernière, la Corée du Sud lance son premier satellite espion

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : la tenue d'un référendum sur une annexion de l'Essequibo est confirmée

Agence France-Presse
Mine de cuivre au Panama : l’exploitant canadien demande la suspension de 7000 emplois

Agence France-Presse
Antilles : « saisie record » de 3,5 tonnes de cocaïne par la marine française

International Commentary

Eric Lach |The New Yorker
What Was the Point of George Santos?

Alon Pinkas | The Guardian
Netanyahu is stuck as he battles Hamas: he can’t afford to lose, yet can’t find a way to win

The Economist
What does Henry Kissinger’s diplomacy have to teach the world? - More

Evan Osnos | The New Yorker
Henry Kissinger’s Hard Compromises

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard | The Telegraph
Europe needs massive rearmament to outlast Putin in Ukraine - More

Leader | The Economist
A new age of the worker will overturn conventional thinking

Books

Paul Waldie | The Globe and Mail
Endgame reignites scandal over racist comments about Harry and Meghan’s baby - More - More

Sean Coughlan | BBC News
How the Palace got stuck in Scobie-gate

Marina Hyde | The Guardian
One small slip and Omid Scobie’s Harry and Meghan book goes stratospheric

Shelf Help | The Economist
The best books of 2023, as chosen by The Economist

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