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Friday, December 04, 2020



CANZUK — Britain's answer to the EU?

December 04, 2020 4:23 pm

The idea of a trade bloc between Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand gained traction after the 2016 Brexit vote. Small when compared to UK-EU trade, proponents say it could help counter a rising, aggressive China.

Explained: The journey of an Annapurna idol, from Varanasi to Canada and back

December 01, 2020 7:17 am

In the November 29 episode of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that an ancient idol of the goddess Annapurna, stolen from India about a century ago, is being brought back from Canada.

Revealed: The world's 10 most popular countries for moving abroad

November 27, 2020 3:50 pm

Where is it that the inhabitants of 101 countries around the world are looking to move?

Canadian Army promotes polar bear to honorary master corporal on its birthday

November 27, 2020 12:11 pm

Juno was adopted by the army shortly after she was born back in 2015, and was reportedly named after the Canadian landings on Juno Beach in World War II.

Canada could approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine 'around December'

November 27, 2020 9:41 am

Health Canada had said previously that an approval would likely come early in the first quarter, under a new accelerated review process very similar to that in place in the United States.

Why a Canadian town has signs warning drivers not let moose lick their cars

November 26, 2020 12:33 pm

The sign, posted in the town of Jasper in Canada’s Alberta province asks drivers to keep a safe distance from the wild animals.

A lost dog's journey across the Canadian border and back

November 18, 2020 3:43 pm

Diamond, a German shepherd, escaped from her home in New Brunswick on Saturday and crossed a border bridge into Fort Kent, Maine, where coronavirus restrictions prevented her caretakers from following, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Man in medieval clothing stabs two in Canada on Halloween night

November 01, 2020 12:05 pm

Quebec City Police spokesperson Etienne Doyon told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. that the suspect is a man in his mid-20s. Doyon confirmed two have died and five others are hurt.

Canada avoids snap election after Parliament vote

October 22, 2020 9:35 am

The motion’s defeat puts an end to a dramatic 24 hours in Canadian politics, with the prime minister daring the opposition to launch the investigation and threatening to call an election if they did.

Trudeau: Canada won't stop calling for human rights in China

October 17, 2020 8:23 am

Trudeau said Canada stands with with allies around the world and the United States, to Australia, to Great Britain, to European nations to many nations around the world who share these concerns.


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’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