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In Canada, another ‘horrific’ discovery of Indigenous children’s remains

June 24, 2021 9:11 pm

It came weeks after the remains of 215 children were found in unmarked graves on the grounds of another former boarding school in British Columbia.

Canada unveils plans to make online hate speech a crime

June 24, 2021 8:42 am

The proposed amendments to Canada's criminal codes and human rights act, which have been in the works for many months, come just weeks after an attack that killed four members of a Muslim family.

Canada: Trudeau’s party passes bill to regulate social media, streaming

June 23, 2021 1:35 pm

It’s among the most far-reaching plans by governments anywhere to regulate the algorithms tech companies use to amplify or recommend content.

Fires destroy two churches on Canadian Indigenous reserves

June 22, 2021 7:50 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he is "deeply disappointed" the Roman Catholic Church has not offered a formal apology and made amends for its role in Canada's former system of church-run Indigenous boarding schools.

Canadian man accused of killing Muslim family members to face terror charges

June 14, 2021 10:11 pm

The members of the Afzaal family were out for an evening walk near their home when they were mowed down. The one survivor of the attack - a nine-year-old boy, remains in a hospital with serious injuries.

In Punjab, thousands await study permit after 10 Canadian colleges face admission scrutiny

June 13, 2021 10:33 am

Consultants involved with sending students to Canada told The Indian Express that these colleges are allegedly conduct classes for just 2-3 days in a week and rest of the days, students can work.

As a family is mourned, Canada grapples with anti-Muslim bias

June 10, 2021 1:03 pm

After a driver intentionally ran down and killed a mother, father, daughter and grandmother in Ontario, orphaning a boy, there were calls for action against Islamophobia.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau denounces truck attack that targeted Muslim family

June 09, 2021 3:45 pm

The victims two parents, two children and a grandmother were on an evening walk when the driver of the truck struck them at an intersection in London, Ontario. The sole survivor was a 9-year-old boy, who was hospitalised.

Explained: Why Canada is worried about the texture of its butter

June 14, 2021 11:57 am

In a row the media has dubbed 'buttergate', Canadians fear that dairy farmers have altered cows’ diet to meet the increased demands of butter amid lockdown-induced rise in homebaking.

Canadian minister says Pope Francis needs to apologise to Indigenous

June 03, 2021 7:06 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government also pledged again to support efforts to find more unmarked graves at the former residential schools for Indigenous students - institutions that held Indigenous children taken from families across the nation.

CANADA PHOTOS

Fort McMurray wildfire: Thousands ordered to flee as flames moved into the Canadian oil sands city

May 05, 2016 12:06 pm

The raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray.

Canada welcomes first batch of Syrian refugees at Toronto airport

December 11, 2015 7:54 pm

Canada welcomed 163 Syrian refugees, taking in the first of a planned 25,000 in a matter of months and promising them a better life as they flee their country's horrific war.

Niagara Falls freezes over, attracts tourists

February 20, 2015 12:33 pm

The sub zero temperature and bitter cold has resulted in a frozen spectacle of the Niagara falls in Canada.

Canada on high alert after parliament attack

October 23, 2014 12:39 am

A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman.

CANADA VIDEOS

Canada’s new marijuana economy: Meet the winners and losers

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

After 95 years of prohibition, Canada has legalised marijuana. We met with buyers, sellers, growers and students to hear what they had to say.

News in Numbers: Skilled migration from India to US

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

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