China tried to meddle but Canadians decided the last two elections, says PM Trudeau

China tried to meddle but Canadians decided the last two elections, says PM Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears as a witness at the Public Inquiry Into Foreign Interference in Federal Electoral Processes and Democratic Institutions in Ottawa, Ontario, on April 10, 2024. | Photo Credit: AP China tried to meddle in the last two Canadian elections but the results were not impacted and it was “improbable” Beijing preferred … Read more

Indian-origin couple, daughter killed in ‘suspicious’ fire in Canada

Indian-origin couple, daughter killed in ‘suspicious’ fire in Canada

An Indian-origin couple and their teenage daughter were killed in a “suspicious” fire which destroyed their home last week in Canada’s Ontario province, according to police. A fire engulfed a home at the Big Sky Way and Van Kirk Drive area of Brampton on March 7, a press release by the Peel Police said on … Read more

Possible Indian interference in Canadian elections under investigation

Possible Indian interference in Canadian elections under investigation

File picture of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau | Photo Credit: AP An independent commission probing alleged foreign interference in Canada asked the Justin Trudeau government on Wednesday to share information about possible meddling in elections by India, a development that could aggravate already-tense Ottawa-New Delhi relations. The commission was set up by Prime Minister … Read more

Six mine workers dead in plane crash in Canada's far north

Six mine workers dead in plane crash in Canada's far north

Representational image of the Rio Tinto mining company’s logo | Photo Credit: Reuters Six people died when a small commuter plane carrying workers to a Rio Tinto mine in Canada’s icy far north crashed Tuesday shortly after taking off. The Australian mining giant said a plane bound for its Diavik mine and “carrying a number … Read more

Canada says no place for aggression, hate, intimidation in country amid online threats to Hindus

Canada says no place for aggression, hate, intimidation in country amid online threats to Hindus

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. | Photo Credit: AP The Canadian government has said the circulation of an online video in which Hindu Canadians are told to leave the country is offensive and hateful, asserting that acts of aggression, hate, intimidation or incitement of fear have no place in Canada. The video was circulated amid … Read more

15 people, mostly seniors, killed in highway crash in Canada

15 people, mostly seniors, killed in highway crash in Canada

First responders secure the area at the crash scene near Carberry, Manitoba, Canada, on June 15, 2023 | Photo Credit: via Reuters A bus carrying mostly seniors collided with a semi-trailer truck at a highway intersection in a rural part of the province of Manitoba on Thursday, killing 15 people and injuring 10 more, Canadian … Read more

Covid-19 Cases Jump in Canada, Prompting New Restrictions

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OTTAWA—Canada is seeing a sharp rise in cases of Covid-19, alarming health officials and triggering a second round of lockdowns and strict distancing recommendations. Average daily case counts have nearly reached the peak levels set in April, according to the country’s chief public-health officer. Confirmed cases for the past seven days—9,636 ended Sept. 28—rose 29% … Read more

Justin Trudeau Pivots From Scandal With Rebuild of Canadian Economy

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OTTAWA—Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laid out his plans to rebuild the country’s economy, in an effort to address damage done by the coronavirus pandemic and turn the page on a scandal over the awarding of a contract. His Liberal government outlined the broad strokes of its near-term agenda in a ceremonial speech to Parliament. … Read more