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What do Palestinians and Israeli hostage families share? A common enemy

What do Palestinians and Israeli hostage families share? A common enemy

Good morn­ing — here is your Sat­ur­day newslet­ter. I have record­ed an arti­cle voiceover, if you pre­fer to lis­ten. This week I am adding some­thing new! Peace­Quest clas­si­fieds from our friends to keep you informed about…

The Race Next Door - #1

The Race Next Door - #1

Every two weeks until the Novem­ber Pres­i­den­tial Elec­tion in the US, I’ll post…

Beverley McLachlin’s continued tenure on Hong Kong’s court is an ongoing disgrace

Beverley McLachlin’s continued tenure on Hong Kong’s court is an ongoing disgrace

Bev­er­ley McLach­lin has spent the past six years ser­vic­ing the rep­u­ta­tion of Hong…

Here's how Robert F. Kennedy Jr. could make the first debate stage under stringent Biden-Trump rules

    Here's how Robert F. Kennedy Jr. could make the first debate stage under stringent Biden-Trump rules

    PHOENIX (AP) — Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has long argued that the biggest hur­dle of his…

    Noncitizen voting, already illegal in federal elections, becomes a centerpiece of 2024 GOP messaging

      Noncitizen voting, already illegal in federal elections, becomes a centerpiece of 2024 GOP messaging

      NEW YORK (AP) — One polit­i­cal par­ty is hold­ing urgent news con­fer­ences and…

      Trump accepts a VP debate but wants it on Fox News. Harris has already said yes to CBS

        Trump accepts a VP debate but wants it on Fox News. Harris has already said yes to CBS

        NEW YORK (AP) — Don­ald Trump said Fri­day his cam­paign has accept­ed an invi­ta­tion…

        AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Oregon's primaries

          AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Oregon's primaries

          WASHINGTON (AP) — Ore­gon has mul­ti­ple hot­ly con­test­ed pri­maries on Tues­day, as…



          AP Decision Notes: What to expect in the California 20th District special election

            AP Decision Notes: What to expect in the California 20th District special election

            WASHINGTON (AP) — Vot­ers in Cal­i­for­ni­a’s 20th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict can be…

            Members of Congress say Canada’s online streaming act discriminates against Americans

            Members of Congress say Canada’s online streaming act discriminates against Americans

            Nine­teen mem­bers of Con­gress say Canada’s online stream­ing act dis­crim­i­nates…

            GOP tries to 'correct the narrative' on use of mailed ballots after years of conflicting messages

              GOP tries to 'correct the narrative' on use of mailed ballots after years of conflicting messages

              Mar­ta Moehring vot­ed the way she prefers in Nebraska’s Repub­li­can pri­ma­ry…

              Philippines seeking Canada's help to avoid 'great power rivalry' between China, U.S.

              Philippines seeking Canada's help to avoid 'great power rivalry' between China, U.S.

              The for­eign min­is­ter of the Philip­pines wants clos­er busi­ness and mil­i­tary ties…

              7 ways to talk about Israel and Gaza

              7 ways to talk about Israel and Gaza

              Pro-Pales­tine encamp­ments are spring­ing up on cam­pus­es across the Unit­ed States.…

              Justin Trudeau Is No Match for a Polarized World

              Justin Trudeau Is No Match for a Polarized World

              Polit­i­cal careers often end in fail­ure — a cliché that exists because it too…

              'We are declaring our readiness': No decision made yet as Poland declares it's ready to host nuclear weapons

              'We are declaring our readiness': No decision made yet as Poland declares it's ready to host…

              Pol­ish Pres­i­dent Andrzej Duda says while no deci­sion has been made around whether…

              'We will hit back': Israeli ambassador to Canada on potential response to Iran’s attack

              'We will hit back': Israeli ambassador to Canada on potential response to Iran’s attack

              Israel’s ambas­sador to Cana­da says a ​“force­ful” response should be expect­ed after…

              Fear of China gnaws at summit in Washington

              Fear of China gnaws at summit in Washington

              A sub­cur­rent of wor­ry pulsed through a sum­mit this week in Wash­ing­ton between…



              Faced with a possible second Trump presidency, French PM says Europe needs security independence

              Faced with a possible second Trump presidency, French PM says Europe needs security independence

              As the world braces for an elec­tion that could return Don­ald Trump to the White House,…

              Reaction in Canada to Israel-Palestine war has me feeling spiritually homeless and disconnected

              Reaction in Canada to Israel-Palestine war has me feeling spiritually homeless and disconnected

              The last few months have shown me that the Israel-Pales­tine war has changed what…

              Who can stop Benjamin Netanyahu?

              Who can stop Benjamin Netanyahu?

              The stag­ger­ing death toll of Israel’s war of rage and vengeance demands an answer…

              Where are the hostages?

              Where are the hostages?

              There is a new polit­i­cal force grow­ing inside Israel, and it may offer the best…

              The Middle East and the Erosion of our Public Discourse
              Paying the price for a false promise of prosperity

              Paying the price for a false promise of prosperity

              In response to access-to-infor­ma­tion stonewalling by Canada’s defence estab­lish­ment,…

              Aid package approval delay 'having an impact,' but ambassador insists U.S. funds will get to Ukraine

              Aid package approval delay 'having an impact,' but ambassador insists U.S. funds will get to Ukraine

              The stand­still in the U.S. Con­gress pre­vent­ing a US$95.3‑billion aid pack­age…

              Doomsday clock stands at 90 seconds to midnight, signalling 'a time of unprecedented danger'

              Doomsday clock stands at 90 seconds to midnight, signalling 'a time of unprecedented danger'

              The world’s dooms­day clock is 90 sec­onds from mid­night, the Bul­letin of Atom­ic…

              Human Freedom Index 2023

              Human Freedom Index 2023

              The Human Free­dom Index (HFI) presents a broad mea­sure of human free­dom,…



              How a feminist foreign policy supports Israeli survivors of sexual violence

              How a feminist foreign policy supports Israeli survivors of sexual violence

              Last week, for­mer pre­mier Kath­leen Wynne, for­mer fed­er­al cab­i­net min­is­ter Lisa…

                Federal judge poised to prohibit separating migrant families at US border for 8 years

                SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fed­er­al judge was poised Fri­day to pro­hib­it sep­a­ra­tion of…

                Trump expected to attend New York fraud trial again Thursday as testimony nears an end

                Trump expected to attend New York fraud trial again Thursday as testimony nears an end

                He’s been a frus­trat­ed observ­er, a con­fronta­tion­al wit­ness and…

                U.S. Senate fails to advance Ukraine, Israel aid amid border policy fight

                U.S. Senate fails to advance Ukraine, Israel aid amid border policy fight

                U.S. Sen­ate Repub­li­cans on Wednes­day blocked the advance of a $110 bil­lion pack­age…

                Trump appeals judge's ruling rejecting his claim of immunity in federal election subversion case

                Trump appeals judge's ruling rejecting his claim of immunity in federal election subversion case

                For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump is appeal­ing a rul­ing that found he is not…

                Strikes on Gaza's southern edge sow fear in one of the last areas to which people can flee

                Strikes on Gaza's southern edge sow fear in one of the last areas to which people can flee

                Israeli forces struck the south­ern Gaza town of Rafah twice overnight, res­i­dents said…

                U.S. senator calls out alleged Indian assassination plots: 'not the behaviour of a respectable democracy'

                U.S. senator calls out alleged Indian assassination plots: 'not the behaviour of a respectable…

                Indi­a’s alleged role in assas­si­na­tion plots across North Amer­i­ca has drawn rare…

                Trump declines to rule out abusing power or seeking retribution if he returns to the White House

                Trump declines to rule out abusing power or seeking retribution if he returns to the White House

                For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump declined to rule out abus­ing pow­er if he wins the…

                Biden tells donors: 'If Trump wasn't running I'm not sure I'd be running. We cannot let him win'

                Biden tells donors: 'If Trump wasn't running I'm not sure I'd be running. We cannot let him win'

                Pres­i­dent Joe Biden told cam­paign donors Tues­day that he wasn’t sure he’d be run­ning…

                A second Trump administration will 'come after' people in the media in the courts, an ally says

                A second Trump administration will 'come after' people in the media in the courts, an ally says

                A Don­ald Trump ally who worked in his Jus­tice Depart­ment said Tues­day that if the…

                Foreign interference inquiry denies full standing to Conservatives, NDP

                Foreign interference inquiry denies full standing to Conservatives, NDP

                Canada’s for­eign inter­fer­ence inquiry will include oppo­si­tion par­ties, but the…

                Henry Kissinger’s legacy: Kurds are among his unseen victims

                Henry Kissinger’s legacy: Kurds are among his unseen victims

                Kissinger once referred to the Kurds’ fate as a ​“tragedy;” the man who served them up to…

                Biden is spending most of the week raising money at events with James Taylor and Steven Spielberg

                  Biden is spending most of the week raising money at events with James Taylor and Steven Spielberg

                  WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres­i­dent Joe Biden is mak­ing a big push to raise mon­ey for…

                  Report accuses federal Gaza donor program of including charities with alleged terror links

                  Report accuses federal Gaza donor program of including charities with alleged terror links

                  An Israel-based char­i­ty watch­dog is accus­ing sev­er­al char­i­ties includ­ed in the…

                  Global Affairs confirms Canadian death in Lebanon, 8th since Israel-Hamas war began

                  Global Affairs confirms Canadian death in Lebanon, 8th since Israel-Hamas war began

                  Glob­al Affairs Cana­da is announc­ing the death of an eighth Cana­di­an cit­i­zen in the…

                  ‘The Ukraine that is being rebuilt as we speak will be a better Ukraine’

                  ‘The Ukraine that is being rebuilt as we speak will be a better Ukraine’

                  The fol­low­ing are the open­ing remarks made by PPF Pres­i­dent and CEO Edward…

                  House expels New York Rep. George Santos. It's just the sixth expulsion in the chamber's history

                    House expels New York Rep. George Santos. It's just the sixth expulsion in the chamber's history

                    The House vot­ed on Fri­day to expel Repub­li­can Rep. George San­tos of New York after…

                    The Road to Freedom: Estonia’s Rise from Soviet Vassal State to One of the Freest Nations on Earth (Chapters 1-4)

                    The Road to Freedom: Estonia’s Rise from Soviet Vassal State to One of the Freest Nations on Earth…

                    After the Sovi­et Union invad­ed Esto­nia and imposed social­ism, liv­ing stan­dards in…