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Canada to deport Tamil migrant over past links with LTTE


March 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar.9 (ANI): The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada has ordered the deportation of a Tamil migrant after finding out that he had been a member of the banned group, Liberation ... Read more...

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Biggest date-rape drug seizure by Canada


January 27th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 27 (IANS) Canadian police have made the biggest date rape drug seizure in the country's history with the arrest of five Chinese smugglers.Making the announcement in Vancouver Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Necklace makes Tamil woman suspect in Canada


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Canadian authorities say that a Sri Lankan Tamil woman who entered the country aboard the smuggling ship MV Sun Sea in August is linked to the ... Read more...

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Young man boards plane disguised as old man


November 7th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Looks can be deceptive and in one case it was very so. An Asian passenger whose identity was not revealed by the Canadian authorities boarded ... Read more...

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Quaids released from detention in Vancouver


October 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 28 (ANI): Oscar-nominated actor Randy Quaid along with his wife has been released from detention in Vancouver.The Canada Border Services Agency announced the release of the couple in a statement.They ... Read more...

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Hollywood actor, wife flee into Canada, seek asylum


October 23rd, 2010 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi, who are on the run from law in the US, have sought refugee status in Canada.Oscar-nominated actor, who ... Read more...

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Lankan Tamils still under Canadian detention due to documents mix-up


August 19th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan Tamil migrants, who arrived from the MV Sun Sea in British Columbia last week, are still in detention as their identities are not yet confirmed and ... Read more...

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Canada identify man taken off Aeromexico plane in Montreal


June 1st, 2010 - 6:25 am ICT by BNO News
MONTREAL, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian officials on Monday identified the man on a no-fly list who prompted U.S. officials to divert an Aeromexico flight from Paris to Montreal on Sunday.The Canada's ... Read more...

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$10 million worth of cocaine seized in Canada


February 14th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ottawa, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian officials have seized a container that had around $10 million worth of cocaine. An innocent looking container was shipped to Halifax, and when it was ... Read more...

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Now China spy hides in Canadian church to avoid deportation


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 3 (IANS) Even as Canadian agencies struggle to deport a former KGB agent hiding in a Vancouver church, yet another former spy -- for China -- has now hidden himself ... Read more...

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Ship-load of Tamils trying to enter Canada seized


October 19th, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Oct 19 (IANS) Canadian authorities have thwarted a major attempt at human smuggling, seizing a ship-load of refugees possibly from Sri Lanka near Vancouver Saturday. The ship bearing the name of Ocean ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian officer faces extradition to US for drug smuggling


July 5th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 5 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian officer with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), who minted money by allowing smuggling of cocaine into Canada, faces extradition to the US after his indictment ... Read more...

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Ruby Dhalla now faces multiple probes over nannies


June 6th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 6 (IANS) Indian-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla faces multiple-agency investigations over charges of exploitation by her three former nannies.Thirty-five-year Dhalla is Canada's first Sikh woman MP, representing the Indian-dominated ... Read more...

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Indian kicked out of Canada for street racing death


April 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 30 (IANS) Canada has kicked out an Indian immigrant convicted of killing a woman on the street during a car race with a fellow Indian here nine years ago. The Canadian ... Read more...

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Canadian nabbed for trying to ship n-devices to Iran


April 18th, 2009 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) A Canadian of Iranian origin has been arrested for trying to send nuclear technology to Iran, police said here Friday. The technology could have been used by Tehran ... Read more...

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Canada spending millions of dollars in watching Qaeda suspects movements


November 17th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Nov 17 (ANI): Canadian government is learnt to be spending between five and ten lakhs in keeping a vigil on suspected al-Qaeda members, who belong to other countries but have ... Read more...

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Three Indian-origin men in Canada heroin racket: police


November 8th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) Three Indo-Canadian men have been charged with smuggling heroin into Canada through human couriers and a nationwide alert has been issued for the ring leader, police said. Based ... Read more...

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Paralyzed Sikh refugee in Canada to return to India over imprisonment fears


October 24th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Oct 24 (ANI): After 15 months in sanctuary, paralysed would-be refugee claimant Laibar Singh has decided to leave an Abbotsford Sikh temple and return to India to be with his ... Read more...

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For the first time, Canada deports US war deserter


July 16th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) Canada has for the first time deported an American war deserter to possibly face court-martial at his Fort Knox base in the US. The Canada Border Services Agency ... Read more...

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