Title Description Posted Date
US won't pull out of NAFTA, Canada PM Tr

Ottawa, Jan 31 (IBNS): After reports of a successful sixth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he doesn't feel US President Donald Trump will pull out of the trade pact, media reports said.

31-Jan-2018
Canada PM Trudeau defends Hehr's continu

Ottawa, Jan 31 (IBNS): Despite allegations of sexual misconduct, Kent Hehr continues to be the member of Liberal Caucas while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended the accused saying he doesn't have a rule book.

31-Jan-2018
US President Donald Trump signs order to

Washington, Jan 31 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump, delivering his first State of the Union address, said he has signed an executive order on Tuesday that will keep the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba operational for indefinite period of time.

31-Jan-2018
Elizabeth May rejects bullying allegatio

Toronto, Jan 30 (IBNS): Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May has dismissed all bullying allegations brought against her by some of the former employees, media reports said.

30-Jan-2018
Canadians to pay less for most commonly

Ottawa, Jan 30 (IBNS): Starting April 1 this year, Canadians will have to pay less for most prescription drugs, according to media reports.

30-Jan-2018
Canada: Sixth round of NAFTA talks ended

Montreal, Jan 30 (IBNS): The sixth round of North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)  ended in Montreal on Monday with a little 'progress', media reports said.

30-Jan-2018
US: Rejected, jilted lover fatally shoot

Harrisburg, Jan 30 (IBNS): At least four people died after a jilted lover took matters into his own hands and opened fire at a car wash in US' Pennsylvania state.

30-Jan-2018
US: Alex Azar sworn in as new health sec

Washington, Jan 30 (IBNS): Alex Azar has been sworn-in as the  new secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

30-Jan-2018
Two Canadians arrested in Cambodia for '

Phnom Penh/Ottawa, Jan 29 (IBNS): Two Canadians have been arrested for allegedly dancing in pornographic style in Cambodia, media reports said.

29-Jan-2018
Canada: Ontario PC President resigns ami

Toronto, Jan 29 (IBNS): Ahead of the election in June, the Ontario Progressive Conservative party has fallen into a crisis after a series of resignations following Patrik Brown's exit from the party, media reports said.

29-Jan-2018
Ontario developing its long-term strateg

Ottawa, Jan 28 (IBNS): Ontario is expanding helpline services for Indigenous women (First Nation, Métis and Inuit women in Ontario), as part of its commitment under 'Walking Together: Ontario’s Long-Term Strategy to End Violence Against Indigenous Women' -- released in 2016 -- which ensures safe and respectful lives for the future generations of indigenous women, media reports said.

28-Jan-2018
Trump lashes out at Democrats on border

Washington, Jan 28 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at his political opponents on border safety and DACA issues.

28-Jan-2018
#MeToo in Canada, reporter Paul Bliss su

Toronto, Jan 27 (IBNS): #MeToo campaign which flooded social media recently in the wake of sexual harassment cases by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, Canada has witnessed a similar development.

27-Jan-2018
Canada: Patrick Brown receives support f

Toronto, Jan 27 (IBNS): Resigned Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown has received support from his sister Stephanie Brown at a time he is accused of sexually harassing two women.

27-Jan-2018
US President Donald Trump plans to repla

Davos, Jan 27 (IBNS): While addressing World Economic Forum on Friday, US President Donald Trump said he plans to replace the current US system of extended family chain migration with a merit-based system, media reports said.

27-Jan-2018
Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered, s

Toronto, Jan 27 (IBNS): Concluding an ongoing investigation, Toronto police have said on Friday that billionaire Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered in a targeted killing last month.

27-Jan-2018
Rumours of affair with Trump highly offe

Washington, Jan 27 (IBNS): United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has slammed rumours of her affair with Donald Trump as 'highly offensive' and 'disgusting'.

27-Jan-2018
Davos meeting blighted by Trump's remark

Davos (Switzerland), Jan 25 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump's alleged remarks about African countries as "shithole nations" during an immigration meeting with lawmakers in January had cast a dark shadow on the World Economic Forum in Davos, media reports said.

26-Jan-2018
Ontario promotes francophone communities

Ottawa, Jan 26 (IBNS): Marie-France Lalonde, Ontario Minister of Francophone along with Francophone community leaders announced recently -- at the Collège Boréal in Sudbury --  that Ontario will be investing $3 million over three years in funding for 57 community projects through the Francophone Community Grants program (FCGP), media reports said.

26-Jan-2018
Harassment of any kind unacceptable: Can

Ottawa, Jan 26 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said any kind of harassment is unacceptable in a statement issued on the resignation of federal Sports and Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr, after the latter was accused of passing a sexual remark as a provincial politician.

26-Jan-2018
Canada: Chief military judge charged wit

Ottawa, Jan 26 (IBNS): A top Canadian military judge has been charged with fraudulent activities including an inappropriate behaviour with one of the subordinates, media reports said.

26-Jan-2018
Pizza delivery boy fired from job for ea

Victoria, Jan 25 (IBNS): In a unique incident, a pizza delivery boy has been fired from his job after he was caught eating toppings from the pizzas, which were to be delivered to the customers, media reports said.

25-Jan-2018
Patrik Brown resigns as Ontario PC leade

Toronto, Jan 25 (IBNS): Patrik Brown has resigned as Ontario Progressive Conservative leader after allegations of sexual misconduct were brought against him by two women, CTV News reported.

25-Jan-2018
Democrats withdraw offer to fund border

Washington, Jan 54 (IBNS): The end of the US government shutdown on Tuesday found US Republicans and US Democrats drifting further apart on immigration issues, media reports said.

25-Jan-2018
Will see you in India very soon, Canada

Davos, Jan 24 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

24-Jan-2018
Davos 2018: Canada PM Trudeau challenges

Davos, Jan 24 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has challenged all businessmen to hire women employees while he was addressing a gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday.

24-Jan-2018
Alberta town councillor offers to resign

Claresholm, Jan 24 (IBNS): Donna Courage, an Alberta councillor, has offered to resign after she was allegedly attacked and beaten up by some unknown assailants in his own house, media reports said.

24-Jan-2018
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term

Toronto, Jan 24 (IBNS): Ontario is collaborating with the City of Toronto's  health care providers, shelter operators, the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and city staff to improve access to health services for homeless people or those using shelters, media reports said.

24-Jan-2018
US designates Indian-origin ISIS man Sid

Washington, Jan 24 (IBNS): In a major development, the US Department of State has designated two ISIS members, Siddhartha Dhar and Abdelatif Gaini, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).

24-Jan-2018
Kentucky school shooting: 2 students kil

Kentucky, Jan 24 (IBNS): At least two people were killed and more than 10 others were injured as a shooter opened fire at Marshall County High School in US state of Kentucky on Tuesday, media reports said.

24-Jan-2018
Canada agrees to revised Trans-Pacific P

Ottawa, Jan 23 (IBNS): Canada, reportedly the second largest economy among the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other members of the TPP excluding United States, agreed Tuesday to a revised trade agreement, media reports said.

24-Jan-2018
Consulate General of India in Toronto to

Toronto, Jan 23 (IBNS): Consulate General of India, Toronto, will observe the Republic Day of India on January 26 this year, according to media reports.

 

23-Jan-2018
Ontario, the first Canadian province to

Ottawa, Jan 23 (IBNS): Ontario's Pre-Budget consultations kicked off on Monday in Toronto with Ontario being the first Canadian province to commit to funding ideas submitted by the public as part of its budget process.

23-Jan-2018
Canada PM Trudeau to address World Econo

Davos, Jan 23 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday will address a gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, media reports said.

23-Jan-2018
Canada PM Justin Trudeau to visit India,

Ottawa, Jan 23 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit India next month with a primary aim to develop and strengthen the trade relations between the two nations.

23-Jan-2018
Trump tweets about inclusivity, celebrat

Washington, Jan 23 (IBNS): Donald Trump on Monday tweeted about inclusivity, while celebrating his 'big win' after US Senators voted for a temporary funding bill, ending the federal shutdown.

23-Jan-2018
Congress passes bill, US shutdown ends

Washington, Jan 23 (IBNS):  Republicans and Democrats voted for a temporary funding bill that has ended the partial shutdown of the US government, reports said.

23-Jan-2018
US to open embassy in Jerusalem before t

Washington, Jan 22 (IBNS): In yet another major development in the political paradigm of Israel and Palestine, US Vice President Mike Pence has announced that his nation will open its embassy in Jerusalem 'before the end of next year'.

22-Jan-2018
Is US pull out of NAFTA matter of time?

Ottawa, Jan 22 (IBNS): The pull out of the US from the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is just a matter of time as Canada is preparing itself for a second plan, CTV News said.

22-Jan-2018
Former ISIS captive Yazidi boy seeks mee

Winnipeg, Jan 22 (IBNS): Former ISIS captive Yazidi boy, who returned to Canada last year, has expressed his wish to meet Canadian Prime Minsiter Justin Trudeau, media reports said.

22-Jan-2018
Shutdown leaves US federal employees wor

Atlanta, Jan 22 (IBNS): The US Federal government shutdown which started Friday midnight -- as a result of disagreements between the Republicans and Democrats over immigration and budgetary issues -- has caused great uncertainty to hundreds of federal employees regarding their jobs, media reports said.

22-Jan-2018
Justin Trudeau to attend World Economic

Toronto, Jan 22 (IBNS): Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will travel to Davos in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting from Monday.

22-Jan-2018
Ontario to welcome more economic immigra

Toronto, Jan 20 (IBNS): Ontario will welcome more economic immigrants to the province this year, with the Canadian government increasing Ontario's 2018 nomination allocation to 6,600.

20-Jan-2018
Shutdown is a nice present of Democrats

Washington, Jan 20 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump attacked the Democrats over the government shutdown and said it was a 'nice presented' gifted to him on first anniversary in power.

20-Jan-2018
Canada: All three accused in Lac Meganti

Quebec City, Jan 20 (IBNS): A Canadian jury has acquitted all three accused of criminal negligence in a case that pertains to 2013 Lac-Megantic rail disaster which killed 47 people, media reports said.

20-Jan-2018
Senate fails to pass new budget, House s

Washington, Jan 20 (IBNS): As the Senate failed to agree on a new budget, the US government on Saturday commenced the move of shutting down many of its services.

20-Jan-2018
Canada: Is induction of Harinder Malhi i

Toronto, Jan 20 (IBNS): Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's decision to induct Harinder Malhi, who had moved a motion against 1984 anti-Sikh riots, is perhaps a step to woo the Sikh voters with an eye on the upcoming provincial election, to be held in June this year., according to media reports.

20-Jan-2018
Senate fails to agree on new budget, US

Washington, Jan 20 (IBNS): The United States of America is approaching a federal shutdown, owing to disagreements between the Republicans and Democrats.

20-Jan-2018
US President Donald Trump signs bill ren

Washington, Jan 20 (IBNS): In another major move, US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he signed into law a bill which aims to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program.

20-Jan-2018
Canada: Kathleen Wynne parts ways with L

Toronto, Jan 19 (IBNS): After a revamp of the cabinet, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has parted ways with her strategist Patricia Sorbara with a focus on election, to be held in June, 2018, media reports said.

19-Jan-2018
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