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Wednesday, June 29, 2022



Canada: 2 gunmen killed, 6 police officers injured in bank shootout in British Columbia

June 29, 2022 7:02 am

Six officers were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Canada announces new task force to address delay in processing immigration applications

June 28, 2022 11:56 am

Canada has an immigration application backlog of over 2.4 million people, as per recent reports.

2 Punjab cops booked for helping gangster get passport, escape to Canada

June 25, 2022 7:03 pm

The FIR was registered on the orders of the Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) of the Punjab Police headed by ADGP Promod Ban.

India takes up delay in student visas with US, UK, Canada, other countries

June 25, 2022 7:38 am

Sources told The Indian Express that the MEA officials —joint secretaries dealing with these countries — “strongly raised the issue of student visas” with the ambassadors and deputy chiefs of missions of these eight countries.

Canada: Mounties arrest priest for assault at school

June 18, 2022 9:12 am

Royal Mounted Police Sergeant Paul Manaigre said the victim was 10 years old at the time and it happened between 1968 and 1970 at Ford Alexander residential school in Manitoba.

Canada and Denmark end their arctic whisky war

June 15, 2022 11:16 am

Since Canadian troops began visiting the island in 1984 to plant maple leaf flags and leave behind bottles of Canadian whisky, Danes have been regularly dropping in to replace the Canadian items with schnapps and Danish flags.

Toronto van attacker sentenced to life in prison

June 14, 2022 7:48 am

Alek Minassian, 29, was found guilty last year of murdering 10 people and attempting to murder 16 in the Toronto van attack in 2018.

Delhi: Demand for international driving permits picks up pace, most issued for US and Canada

June 13, 2022 9:19 am

Besides the US and Canada, about 442 Delhi residents were issued IDPs for driving four-wheelers in Great Britain and 335 for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 116 for France, and 111 permits for Ireland, showed data.

Progressive Conservatives projected to win re-election in Canada's Ontario province

June 03, 2022 8:24 am

Ontario premier Doug Ford is set to win a second term in office in Canada's manufacturing heartland.

Criminals in Canada: Govt should push for extradition, says former DGP

June 02, 2022 8:56 am

After Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's murder, the extradition treaty between India and Canada is once again in the spotlight.


In pictures: Floods, landslides rock Canada's British Columbia

November 19, 2021 7:43 am

Emergency crews were still trying to reach 18,000 people stranded on Thursday after floods and mudslides destroyed roads, houses and bridges in British Columbia in what could be the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history.

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