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CBC.ca

Ontario Liberals, NDP insist they can deny Doug Ford his majority in campaign's final stretch

Both the Ontario Liberals and NDP had hoped that they would have definitively left the other in the dust by this point in the election campaign, and sitting within clear striking distance of Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives. 

Why the storm that hit Ottawa over the weekend was worse than the 1998 ice storm or the 2018 tornadoes

Four steel transmission towers crumpled near Ottawa hint at the scope of the challenge facing crews still working to restore power to tens of thousands of residents two days after the city was swept by storms.

'Mass poisoning crisis': Canadians need to change how we talk about drug deaths, advocates say

Thousands of Canadians die each year from a toxic street drug supply. Harm reduction experts say those deaths are preventable poisonings, so why is so little done to stop it?

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

When it comes to the staggering cost of gasoline, what exactly is behind the price consumers are paying? CBC News breaks down what you're paying for at the pump.

Canada should rethink relationship with U.S. as democratic 'backsliding' worsens: security experts

Canada’s intelligence community will need to grapple with the growing influence of anti-democratic forces in the United States — including the threat posed by conservative media outlets like Fox News — says a new report from a task force of intelligence experts.

CTV.ca

China's bet on homegrown mRNA vaccines holds back nation

China is trying to navigate its biggest coronavirus outbreak without a tool it could have adopted many months ago, the kind of vaccines that have proven to offer the best protection against the worst outcomes from COVID-19.

Supreme Court Justice Mahmud Jamal on his journey to Canada’s highest court

Justice Mahmud Jamal sat down with CTV National News' Omar Sachedina for an exclusive interview ahead of the one-year anniversary of his appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Jamal is the first person of colour to sit on the highest court in the country, bringing it closer to reflecting the diversity of Canada.

After 3 months of war, life in Russia has profoundly changed

Three months after the Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine, many ordinary Russians are reeling from those blows to their livelihoods and emotions. Moscow's vast shopping malls have turned into eerie expanses of shuttered storefronts once occupied by Western retailers.

Johnny Depp's severed finger story has flaws: surgeon

A hand surgeon testified Monday that Johnny Depp could not have lost the tip of his middle finger the way he told jurors it happened in his civil lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard.

19 charged, including 10 minors, after violent night at Toronto beach

Police say they’ve made 19 arrests and seven officers were injured after a violent night at Toronto’s Woodbine Beach that saw two people shot, one person stabbed, two others robbed at gunpoint and running street battles involving fireworks through Sunday evening.

Toronto Star


New York Times

What to Watch For in Today’s Elections in Georgia and Beyond

Alabama, Arkansas and Texas are also holding primaries and runoff elections that will offer new hints of where voters stand on national issues and Donald Trump’s standing in the Republican Party.

Powerful American Artillery Enters the Fight in Ukraine

The most lethal weapons the West has provided so far to Ukraine are now deployed in combat. Will they make a critical difference for Ukraine’s military in a war that has mostly become an artillery battle?

Biden Veers Off Script on Taiwan. It’s Not the First Time.

Offhand remarks that vary from the official talking points have become a feature of the Biden presidency, even as they leave his staff scrambling to spin them away afterward.

Southern Baptist Sex Abuse Report Stuns, From Pulpit to Pews

The results of a sprawling investigation are coursing through every level of Baptist society, at an already fraught moment for the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.

Justice Dept. Orders Agents to Intervene if They See Police Violence

The changes, the first to the department’s use-of-force policy in 18 years, follow the murder of George Floyd and other incidents of policy brutality.

CNN

Biden's comment hangs over summit with leaders of Japan, India and Australia

• Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the Quad • Analysis: China once dismissed the Quad. Now it's alarmed.

The latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

• Former US soldier fighting in Ukraine recounts 'house of horrors' • Watch: Special forces veterans join the fight in Ukraine

BBC

Erdogan blanks Greek prime minister over US remarks

Turkey's leader accuses Kyriakos Mitsotakis of trying to block sales of US fighter jets to Ankara.

Quad Summit: World faces 'dark hour' with Ukraine war, says Biden

The US president met key Asia allies to discuss China's influence and differences over Russia's invasion.

Cost of living: Rise in food export curbs sparks concerns

Malaysia has become the latest country in Asia to cut food exports to keep prices down at home.

The changing face of the North Sea oil industry

Some workers are still banking on a career in oil and gas, others are focusing on a greener future.

Ten dead, dozens saved after 10-storey building collapses in Iran - reports

Pictures show concrete floors and steel beams that crushed cars after falling on to the street below.