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Upgraded tanks arrive in Canada

September 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 14 (IANS) Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay has announced the arrival of upgraded Leopard 2A4 tanks from the Royal Netherlands Army.The tanks were purchased five years ago as ... Read more...

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Survey shows wealth equals health in Canada

August 14th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 14 (IANS) Does wealth equal health? It seems so in Canada, according to the results of a public opinion survey. Only 39 percent of those earning less than ... Read more...

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Canadian businesses show increased optimism: Bank of Canada

April 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 10 (IANS) Canadian businesses plan to increase investment and hire more staff because positive sentiment on future sales has risen to its highest level in two years, the ... Read more...

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Canada to curb illegal migrants before they depart for Canada

August 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 15 (ANI): Canada is vowing to curb illegal immigration by stopping asylum seekers before they set to sail for the country, as border officials in British Columbia scramble to process ... Read more...

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No peace in Afghanistan till Pak stops militants from seeping in: Canada

July 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, July 6 (ANI): Canada has backed Afghan President Hamid Karzai's reconciliation efforts, but it believes that peace in the war tattered country is unattainable till militants continue to seep into ... Read more...

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5.5-magnitude quake hits Canada

June 24th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on the Richter scale struck the Ontario-Quebec border region in Canada Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake occurred at a depth ... 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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‘War criminals’ in Tamil asylum seekers’ guise worry Canada

October 23rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Oct. 23 (ANI): Following the seizure of a ship carrying 76 Tamil asylum seekers off Canada's Pacific coast, Ottawa is worried that more vessels - even with some LTTE gunrunner and ... Read more...

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Super-size deposits of frozen carbon in Arctic a growing threat to climate

July 1st, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new study has estimated that the vast amount of carbon stored in the arctic and boreal regions of the world is more than double that previously estimated, ... Read more...

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Pro-LTTE demonstration in Canada

April 12th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Apr. 12 (ANI): Thousands of Tamils living in Canada gathered in front of Parliament Hill to protest against Sri Lankan Government's military offensive against banned terrorist organization, the Liberation Tigers of ... Read more...

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Obama wraps up first foreign visit to Canada

February 20th, 2009 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 19 (Xinhua) Barack Obama wrapped up Thursday his seven-hour visit to Canada, the first foreign trip as US president, with pledging to work with Ottawa on global economic crisis and ... Read more...

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Scientists find 10-tonne space rock in Canada

November 29th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Nov 29 (ANI): Scientists have found the fragments of a 10-tonne asteroid along the Alberta/Saskatchewan border in Canada.According to a report by the Canadian Press, University of Calgary researchers Alan ... Read more...

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Canada assures India it will not tolerate Khalistanis

March 12th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Toronto, March 12 (IANS) In its first reaction to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's concern about the revival of pro-Khalistan activities in Canada, Ottawa said it would not allow Sikh militants to ... Read more...

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Gurgaon kidney scam prime accused may be in Canada

January 30th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
Ottawa (Canada), Jan.30 (ANI): Dr. Amit Kumar, the absconding prime accused in the illegal kidney transplant racket that came to light last week in Gurgaon, Haryana, may be hiding somewhere in Canada, ... Read more...

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