Follow Us:
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Canada

CANADA NEWS

Britain's Prince Harry arrives in Canada

January 21, 2020 1:57 pm

Harry was shown arriving on Vancouver Island by Sky News, just days after striking a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior royals that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official roles to seek an independent future.

Will not rest until there is justice, says Canada's Justin Trudeau on Ukrainian plane crash

January 13, 2020 1:15 pm

Justin Trudeau called it a Canadian tragedy. "This tragedy should never have occurred," he said. "We will not rest until there are answers. We will not rest until there is justice and accountability."

Canada mourns its 63 nationals killed in Ukraine plane crash

January 09, 2020 12:27 pm

Many of the passengers were believed to be international students attending universities in Canada; they were making their way back to Toronto by way of Kyiv after visiting with family during the winter break. 

Explained: What is an 'e-plane', and how does it work?

December 13, 2019 7:32 am

Air transport contributes up to 2 per cent of global manmade carbon dioxide emissions. Can the e-plane make commercial air travel low-cost and environmentally friendly?

Jalandhar girl's murder in Canada: Working to get Prabhleen's mortal remains back soon, says Foreign minister

December 09, 2019 7:56 am

Prabhleen Kaur, who belonged to village Chitti in district Jalandhar, was murdered in Surrey, Canada last month allegedly by her husband, Peter (18).

Canadian firefighters give up Christmas to help with bushfires, Australians thank them

December 05, 2019 2:04 pm

A group of 21 firefighters from Canada flew down to Sydney on Wednesday and are expected to stay in Australia for 38 days, where they will assist in the battle against bushfires. 

Canada's biggest rail strike in a decade ends, backlogs could nag shippers

November 27, 2019 3:35 pm

Canada relies on CN and Canadian Pacific Railway to move crops, oil, potash, coal, and manufactured goods to ports and the United States. Details of the agreement were not available, but some 3,200 striking conductors and yard workers were demanding better working conditions, including breaks.

550 years of Nanak: ‘Guru Nanak Street’ unveiled in Canada’s Brampton

November 26, 2019 8:07 am

The unveiling ceremony of signboard, which has ‘Guru Nanak St’ written on it, was attended by Patrick Brown, Mayor, Brampton City along with local police officials, and members of Sikh community among others. 

Meet the four India-origin ministers in Justin Trudeau's Cabinet

November 22, 2019 8:57 pm

Harjit Sajjan, Navdeep Bains, Bardish Chagger, and Anita Anand. The new Indian-origin face in the cabinet is Anand, the first Hindu to occupy a ministerial berth in Canada.

Anita Anand becomes Canada's first Hindu minister; Trudeau retains Harjit Sajjan, Navdeep Bains

November 21, 2019 5:28 pm

Anand has been handed over the Public Services and Procurement portfolio which oversees public spending including the purchase of military hardware, according to the Toronto Star.

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

October 22, 2018 3:35 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

July 06, 2018 1:13 pm

#NewsInNumbers