01 - The Ottawa Senators fired general manager Pierre Dorion. The team announced that hockey operations president Steve Staios will take over the job on an interim basis.
02 - Montreal-based broadcaster TVA Group says it is laying off nearly one-third of its workforce as the company contends with declining audiences and ad revenues. It says the shift involves overhauling its news division and ending its in-house entertainment content production.
02 - Clare's Law is now in effect in Newfoundland and Labrador. The law allowing people at risk of intimate partner violence to get information about their partner's history and lets police proactively disclose information to someone they feel is at risk.
02 - The Texas Rangers won their first World Series in the franchise's 63-season history. Texas beat fellow wild-card entry Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 to take the championship in five games.
03 - Canada's top court has ruled that mandatory minimum sentences are unconstitutional for the crime of child luring. The Supreme Court of Canada found in a six-to-one decision that such sentences violate the Charter-protected right that guards against "cruel and unusual treatment or punishment.''
03 - McGill University's principal says Quebec's $8,000 tuition increase for out-of-province students would be devastating for the renowned Schulich School of Music. Deep Saini is predicting as much as an 80-per-cent drop in the enrolment of Canadian students from outside Quebec next fall and estimating McGill will take a hit of between $42 million and $94 million every year. The Quebec government says it needs to double tuition for out-of-province students to protect the French language.
03 - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau represented Canada in Washington for the first ever summit of the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity.
03 - Finance ministers from across the country logged for a virtual meeting with their federal counterpart Chrystia Freeland to discuss Alberta’s proposal to quit the Canada Pension Plan. Freeland called the meeting last week amid concerns about the ramifications of Alberta leaving the federal retirement plan to set up its own standalone program.
04 - Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has lost her status as a member of the Order of Canada. The once high-profile judge, whose claims to Indigenous identity have been discredited, is no longer a member of the Order of Canada after Gov.-Gen. Mary Simon accepted her request to be removed.
05 - Canada's 13 provincial and territorial leaders gathered in Halifax for the Council of the Federation meeting.
06 - Public sector union members in Quebec walked off the job while announcing another series of strikes will happen later this month. Schools, health-care facilities and social services were all disrupted at some point today as the four unions representing some 420,000 workers protested Quebec's latest contract offer.
06 - For the first time in the Supreme Court of Canada's 148-year history, a majority of the justices are women as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed the appointment of Mary Moreau. The former chief justice of the Court of King's Bench of Alberta is filling a vacancy on the high court created by the retirement of Russell Brown.
07 - King Charles the Third delivered a speech to mark the grand State Opening of British Parliament. Charles paid tribute to his mother at the start of the first King's Speech since 1951.
07 - Prince William says seven countries -- Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore, Britain and the U-S -- have committed to deepen their intelligence-sharing and other co-operation to combat money laundering by international gangs engaged in the illegal wildlife trade.
08 - The Hollywood actors strike came to an end after the union reached a tentative deal with studios.
08 - Newfoundland and Labrador is launching a basic income program for residents aged 60 to 64. Premier Andrew Furey says it's part of a three-year phased plan to streamline the province's income support program while expanding support for low-income families with children.
08 - Quebec's largest English-language school board says it is taking the provincial government to court over strict language rules requiring almost all the board's written communications to be in French. The new rules are a result of a language law reform -- commonly known as Bill 96 -- adopted in May of 2022.
08 - People magazine named Patrick Dempsey its Sexiest Man Alive for 2023.
09 - The federal and Quebec governments will each invest $900 million over the next four years to accelerate housing construction. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced the deal, calling it a unique move because a province is matching the federal funding on offer.
09 - Canadian Tire plans to cut about three per cent of its workforce in its fourth quarter as it faces softening consumer demand. The retailer also says it won't fill the majority of its current job vacancies, which will result in another three per cent reduction.
11 - Canadians across the country gathered for Remembrance Day events. In Ottawa, thousands of people flocked to the National War Memorial near Parliament Hill to pay tribute to Canada's fallen heroes.
11 - Tens of thousands of British Columbia residents were left without power after high winds and heavy rains swept across parts of the province. B.C. Hydro said that at one point 170,000 customers were in the dark across the Sunshine Coast, Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.
12 - The Edmonton Oilers fired head coach Jay Woodcroft after a sluggish start to their NHL season. The club also announced assistant coach Dave Manson has also been let go. Hartford Wolf Pack head coach Kris Knoblauch will assume head coaching duties, joined by assistant coach Paul Coffey.
12 - Canada beat Italy to win its first ever Billie Jean King Cup Finals. The victory was sealed by Laval, Quebec's Leylah Fenandez, who beat Jasmine Paolini of Italy in a best-of-three tie. It was Canada's first appearance in the final of the women's team tennis competition.
13 - Former fashion executive Peter Nygard was found guilty of four counts of sexual assault, but was acquitted of a fifth count, plus a charge of forcible confinement.
14 - Vancouver police said the 10-day manhunt for high-risk sex offender Randall Hopley ended outside a police station in the city's Downtown Eastside when he was recognized and arrested by an off-duty officer. Police spokesman Steve Addison says Hopley told officers his intention was to turn himself in because he was cold. The 58-year-old had walked away from his halfway house on Nov. 4, and police said he cut off his electronic monitoring device a short time later.
13 - Maple Ridge, B.C. will be the site of a billion-dollar lithium-ion battery plant. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement today alongside B.C. Premier David Eby. The pair say the new E-One Moli facility will bolster Canada's role as a global leader in clean technology.
14 - The Royal Canadian Mint has released its image of a King Charles the Third that will soon be the face of all new coins in the country. The design announcement comes on the monarch's 75th birthday. The mint says a small amount of 2023-dated coins with the King are to begin circulation in early December. The king ascended to the throne in September 2022, following the death of his 96-year-old mother, who reigned for 70 years.
14 - Anti-war protesters disrupted festivities in Toronto where the Scotiabank Giller Prize gala was honouring the year's best in Canadian fiction. The winner of the prize was Montreal-born Sarah Bernstein for her novel "Study for Obedience."
16 - The man accused of killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., was found guilty of four counts of first-degree murder. Jurors in the trial of Nathaniel Veltman reached a verdict in less than 24 hours. The trial heard the Veltman hit the Afzaal family with his truck while they were out for a walk on June 6, 2021.
16 - Vancouver-born actor and producer Ryan Reynolds became a member of the Order of British Columbia. He received the honour from B.C. Premier David Eby and Lieutenant-Governor Janet Austin at a private ceremony in Vancouver.
17 - The Canadian government announced the launch of a new $10-million program aimed at providing grants to small businesses involved in Indigenous tourism across Canada. The fund, to be administered by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, will supply qualifying small businesses with up to $25,000 each in non-repayable funding.
19 - The Montreal Alouettes beat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to win the 110th Grey Cup, which was held in Hamilton, Ont. The band Green Day performed at half time.
21 - Prince Harry took part in a ceremonial puck drop at the Vancouver Canucks game as the Canucks hosted the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Arena. Harry was there as part of the lead up to the 2025 Invictus Games. Vancouver and Whistler will be hosting the international multi-sport event he founded for wounded, injured and sick service members.
22 - An explosion at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing in Niagara Falls caused concerns of a terrorist attack. However, it was later determined that there was no indication that terrorism was connected to the car that hit a median at breakneck speed, soared through the air, crashed at a checkpoint and exploded, killing two people. The occupants of the car were later identified as a married couple from New York.
22 - Israel and Hamas agreed to a truce-for-hostages deal that would bring a four-day halt in fighting in the six-week war. Qatar's Foreign Ministry said 50 hostages would be released in stages in exchange for what Hamas said would be 150 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.
22 - A former R-C-M-P intelligence official was found guilty of breaching Canada's secrets law. A jury in Ottawa convicted 51-year-old Cameron Jay Ortis on six charges, including three counts of violating the Security of Information Act and one count of attempting to do so.
24 - With a four-day ceasefire underway, Hamas released 24 hostages held captive in Gaza while Israel freed 39 Palestinians from prison. Increased supplies of food, water, medicine and fuel promised under the deal also began to roll into Gaza. In subsequent exchanges, Hamas released about 81 hostages, mostly Israeli nationals, while Israel freed about 180 Palestinian prisoners.
28 – Celebrated musician Chad Allan has died at the age of 80. Allan was a founding member of legendary Canadian rock bands the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
30 – As of Nov. 30, Canadians in crisis can dial 988 to speak or text with a trained responder in English or French on a new suicide-prevention hotline. Mental Health Minister Carolyn Bennett said in July the government would spend $156 million over three years to help the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health launch and operate the hotline. It has been almost three years since Conservative MP Todd Doherty put forward a motion to establish a national suicide prevention hotline, which Parliament passed unanimously.