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Ontario proposes $15 an hour minimum wag Toronto, May 31 (IBNS): Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne has said that her Liberal government is set to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next 18 months as part of sweeping changes to labour laws of the province. 31-May-2017
USA successfully destroys mock ICBM, cal Washington, May 31 (IBNS): A US interceptor rocket successfully took down a mock intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday afternoon over the Pacific Ocean, the Pentagon said. 31-May-2017
USA successfully destroys mock ICBM, cal Washington, May 31 (IBNS): A US interceptor rocket successfully took down a mock intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday afternoon over the Pacific Ocean, the Pentagon said. 31-May-2017
White House communications director resi Washington, May 30 (IBNS): Communications director of the White House Mike Dubke has resigned, media reports said on Tuesday. 30-May-2017
Two men killed in Portland after attempt Portland, May 27 (IBNS): Two men were killed after they attempted to stop a person abusing two women who appeared to be Muslim, police said in the US city of Portland on Saturday. 27-May-2017
Donald Trump meets Pope Francis Vatican City, May 24 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday met Pope Francis at the Vatican. 24-May-2017
Ending violence against Indigenous women Aboriginal peoples of Canada south of the Arctic and known as the First Nations. They include Inuit and the Métis,the latter being an ethnicity that developed after European contact and relations primarily between First Nations people and Europeans. There are currently 634 recognized First Nations governments or bands spread across Canada, roughly half of which are in the provinces of Ontario and British Columbia. In an exclusive interview to IBNS CANADA, Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer highlighted how his ministry works with First Nation partners to revitalize the treaty relationship and how it protects Aboriginal and treaty rights of the First Nations. Excerpts: 22-May-2017
Donald Trump asks Muslim nations to driv Riyadh, May 22 (IBNS): Giving a strong message, US President Donald Trump on Sunday asked the Muslim nations to drive out terrorists and extremists. 22-May-2017
Donald Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia Riyadh, May 20 (IBNS): American President Donald Trump on Saturday arrived in Saudi Arabia. 20-May-2017
Ontario forecasts creation of 94,000 new Toronto, May 20 (IBNS): The Ontario government in Canada has forecasted that 94,000 net new jobs would be created in 2017 leading to upsurge in employment rate by 1.3 percent. 20-May-2017
Alberta brings tougher regulations again Calgary May 18 (IBNS): Once a roaring business, payday loans stores- which offer a small, short-term unsecured loan -are now becoming a shadow of their bygone days, because of stricter provincial regulations on the one hand and significant fall in demand due to poor economy. 18-May-2017
USA: Florida man bitten on tongue while Tallahassee, May 18 (IBNS): A Florida man landed in the hospital after being bitten on the tongue by a rattlesnake 'while trying to kiss it', reports said. 18-May-2017
Ohio: Teacher faces jailtime for having Columbus, May 18 (IBNS): A former Ohio prep teacher has been sentenced to two-years jail-time by a local court for having sex with a student after inebriating him with alcohol, reports said. 18-May-2017
Canada Post unveils Trans-Canada Highway Toronto, May 18 (IBNS): Canada Post’s fifth of 10 commemorative stamps was unveiled on Tuesday in Regina by country music star Dean Brody to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation, media reports said. 18-May-2017
We increased nomination to the federal g In an exclusive interview to IBNS Bureau Chief of Canada Suman Das, Ontario Minister of Immigration and Citizenship Laura Albanese highlights the improvement in the immigration status of Ontario. Excerpts of an interview with the minister 15-May-2017
Toronto Zoo facing strike call from CUPE Toronto, May 14 (IBNS) The Toronto Zoo, Canada's premier zoo with over 5000 animals representing more than 460 species in various Regions and Pavilions based on geographical locations, is closed for visitors now owing to an ongoing strike called by unionized employees, media report said. 14-May-2017
Metrolinx enters into contract with Alst Toronto, May 14 (IBNS): To ensure the timely launch of Eglinton Crosstown LRT and to keep on track other LRT projects, Metrolinx -- an agency created by Government of Ontario to improve the coordination and integration of all modes of transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area -- has entered into an agreement with Alstom, one of Bombardier's competitors, as an alternative supplier of light rail vehicles, media reports said. 14-May-2017
US, China sign 10-point trade deal Washington, May 13 (IBNS): The US and China have signed a new 10-point trade deal on Friday, reports said. 13-May-2017
Christy Clark to lead Liberal minority g Calgary May 12 (IBNS): The Liberal Party is back to power in the recently concluded provincial election in British Columbia but not as as a single largest party in the legislature and without absolute majority as they had it last time. 12-May-2017
Air Canada to launch own loyalty program Toronto, May 12 (NITN): Air Canada on Thursday announced its decision to launch its own loyalty program in 2020, upon the expiry of its commercial agreement with Aimia, the operator of Aeroplan, media reports said. 12-May-2017
Secretary of State Tillerson to travel t Washington, May 11 (IBNS): U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Fairbanks, Alaska, May 10-11 to attend the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. 11-May-2017
US President Donald Trump invites South Washington, May 11 (IBNS): US President Donald J. Trump has invited newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit his nation. 11-May-2017
Toronto Mayor favours continued funding Toronto, May 9 (IBNS/JEN): Pride Toronto, a not-for-profit organisation which celebrates Pride Toronto Parade (PTP), a ten-day event during the end of June each year to celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQ community in the Greater Toronto Area, will continue to receive full funding of the government. 09-May-2017
Trump-Russia row: When will this taxpaye Washington, May 9 (IBNS): Taking another swipe at the American media, US President Donald Trump, who disowned his alleged secret alliance with Russia, asked the American media when the blame game will cease. 09-May-2017
Flooding forces Montreal to declare stat Toronto, May 8 (IBNS): Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre declared a state of emergency in Montreal on Sunday afternoon, as flood waters continued to rise due to incessant rainfall for the past few days. 08-May-2017
British Columbia grappling with flood wa Vancouver, May 8 (IBNS): Canadians on the west coast province of British Columbia(BC) are spending this weekend in a desperate struggle with rising floodwaters caused by unusually persistent rainfall, reports said. 08-May-2017
Alberta's NDP Government performs well o Calgary May07 (IBNS): Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and her New Democratic Party( NDP) hit the halfway point of their term Friday, riding an orange wave of popularity into office to lead Alberta's sluggish economy toward a green future, buoyed for now by barrels of red ink., reported Canadian Press. 07-May-2017
10,000 likely to participate in greater Toronto, May 6 (IBNS): The Indian Consulate in Toronto is expecting a turnout of at least 10,000 people at the International Yoga Day celebrations here on June 25, Indian Consul General Dinesh Bhatia has said. 07-May-2017
Republican Healthcare far better than Oc Washington, May 6 (IBNS): Slamming the American media yet again for 'making his victory look as bad as possible', US President Donald Trump said that the Republican Healthcare plan is far better than the recently repealed Obamacare. 06-May-2017
USA: Trump repeals and replaces Obamacar Washington, May 5 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump tested his first legislative victory on Thursday as his government declared former president Barack Obama's Obamacare dead after the Republican healthcare bill was passed by the US lower chamber, reports said. 05-May-2017
Canada: Telegu translation of AB Vajpaye Toronto, May 4 (IBNS): India's Consul General in Canada, Dinesh Bhatia, released the book ‘Ootamini Ageekarinchanu’, which is a Telugu translation by Prof. Lakshmi Prasad Yarlagadda of the book 'Haar Nahin Manunga: Ek Atal Jeevan Gatha', media reports said. 04-May-2017
Toronto Mayor proclaims May 2017 as Sout Toronto, May 4 (IBNS): Mayor John Tory has proclaimed May 2017 as South Asian Heritage Month for the City of Toronto, Canada, according to media reports. 04-May-2017
USA: Murder-suicide kills two at Texas c Irving, May 4 (IBNS): At least two people have died following a suspected murder-suicide at a Texas college, reports said. 04-May-2017
Trump takes a swipe at Hillary Clinton, Washington, May 3 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday took a swipe at former First Lady of the State Hillary Clinton, while also dubbing the Trump/Russia story as phony. 03-May-2017
'Hard to imagine what our democracy woul Ontario, May 2 (IBNS): In the wake of the struggling and declining media industry in distribution of news, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly made a call last week that the Canadian media industry needs to be redefined, media reports said. 02-May-2017
Series of explosions in hydro vault para Toronto, May 2 (IBNS): A series of explosions rocked the underground hydro vaults of Bank of Nova Scotia at the financial district of Downtown Toronto, paralysing the area, reports said. 02-May-2017
Trump to meet Kim Jong-un? Washington, May 2 (IBNS): In an unlikely praise for Kim Jong-un, the US President Donald Trump has said he's contemplating a meeting with the North Korean leader, but only if it's 'appropriate' for him to do so, reports said. 02-May-2017
US DoD identifies Army casualty Washington, May 1 (IBNS): The US Department of Defence announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. 01-May-2017
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