canadian government

Canada to ban sex trade from hiring foreign workers


July 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 5 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced that it will no longer allow sex trade-related businesses from hiring temporary foreign workers.The federal Citizenship and Immigration Department will after ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada unveils national mental health strategy


May 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, May 9 (IANS) Canada's first national mental health strategy was unveiled in Ottawa, demanding an increase of 3.4 billion Canadian dollars in spending on mental health in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canada launches aerospace review


February 28th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 28 (IANS) The Canadian government has launched an aerospace review to boost economy.David Emerson, a retired cabinet minister, will lead a three-member advisory council to examine how government, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada over-estimates foreign trade: Think tank


January 20th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Jan 20 (IANS) Canadians over-estimate the value of their country's trade with the US, a major think tank says in a report.The Conference Board of Canada report, released Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada not to renew bid for UN Security Council seat


December 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Dec 29 (IANS) Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has said that his government would not renew its bid for a two-year temporary seat at the UN Security Council. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada issues first `super visa’


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Dec 20 (IANS) The first Parent and Grandparent Super Visa has been issued by the Canadian government, a minister announced Monday."We pledged to process the Parent and Grandparent Super ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada to end government monopoly in wheat sales


October 19th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 19 (IANS) The Canadian government will gradually end the western Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly on the selling of wheat and barley in the northern American country.The plan, which ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, Canada agree to enhance investment


September 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) India and Canada have sorted out all the issues related to two agreements which will help in flow of investments and also provide social security ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada keen to invest in Himachal: Dhumal


September 12th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 12 (IANS) Canada is keen to invest in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Monday."The Canadian government has shown keen interest in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canada reviewing sale of Nortel patents


July 7th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 7 (IANS) Canada is reviewing the sale of Nortel patents to a foreign consortium led by Apple so that the deal is not violative of national interest.Apple, BlackBerry ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Canada to issue 10-year visa from mid-July


June 16th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The 10-year Canadian visa for Indians will be available from mid-July this year, a Canadian official said Thursday.In an announcement made last week, the Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indians seeking Canadian visas likely to face fingerprinting


June 6th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 6 (IANS) Though Canada has not confirmed it yet, it is likely to soon introduce fingerprinting for Indian citizens seeking Canadian visas.The new measure is part of Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Toronto exchange rejects rival bid, wants merger with London


May 21st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 21 (IANS) With its merger with the London Stock Exchange still awaiting nod from the Canadian government, the Toronto Stock Exchange Friday rejected a rival bid by a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toronto-London bourse merger iffy after rival offer


May 16th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) The proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange may be in trouble as a Canadian group has made a rival offer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rampaging Punjab man gets 2-year jail in Canada


April 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 8 (IANS) A Punjab man in the Sikh-dominated city of Abbotsford near here was Thursday jailed for two years for terrorizing his white tenant family.Paramjeet Jandu, who was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CEOs favour merger of Toronto, London bourses


April 4th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 4 (IANS) Amid the continuing uncertainty over the proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange, a majority of CEOs here say they ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After seizing Gaddafi’s $2b, Canada unveils bill to freeze assets


March 4th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) After seizing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's $2 billion in its banks earlier this week, Canada Thursday introduced a bill to seize assets of foreign dictators and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi stashed away $2 bn in Canadian banks


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has stashed away more than $2 billion in Canadian banks, according to a media report here Monday.Canada's CTV News network said the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada forfeits assets of two Tamil groups


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Canada's Federal Court has ordered the forfeiture of properties of two Tamil non-profit organisations for raising millions of dollars to support the Liberation Tigers of Tamil ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Canadian troops in Afghanistan will end up training Taliban insurgents’


January 15th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 15(ANI): Changing Canada's military mission from combat to training in Afghanistan would mean that Canada would train and equip many who will later join Taliban, New Democratic Party (NDP) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vikram Bajwa to highlight justice for Kanishka crash victims


December 31st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (ANI): Indian Overseas Congress President Vikram Bajwa has promised to highlight the cause of justice for the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing victims at the forthcoming Non-Resident Indian Conclave ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Canadians divided over Govt’s plan to keep soldiers in non-combat role in Afghanistan


December 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Dec 14 (ANI): Forty-eight percent of Canadians support government's plan to keep soldiers in a non-combat role in Afghanistan, while 44 percent oppose it, according to a new Angus Reid poll.Although ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kanishka victims not after money, says campaigner


December 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 14 (IANS) As the Canadian government discusses ex-gratia compensation with the families of the Air India Kanishka bombing victims, the man who started this fight for justice says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Defamation suit against Indian-origin Canadian MP


November 27th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) A man in Punjab Saturday filed a defamation suit against Canadian MP Ujjal Dosanjh for hurting the sentiments of Sikh community by calling the second and third-generation Sikhs ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lankan Tamil held in Canada for war crimes


November 4th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 4 (IANS) A Tamil asylum seeker has been arrested in Canada for war crimes.The migrant is one of the 492 Sri Lankan Tamils who were smuggled into Vancouver ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada condemns Iran for planning Iranian woman’s execution


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 3 (ANI): The Canadian government is "deeply troubled" by reports that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning could be executed as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian Govt. could offer up to 25,000-dollar compensation to Air India families


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Oct. 23 (ANI): The Canadian Government has opened discussions over compensation with relatives of Air India victims by telling them that payouts in acknowledgment of historic wrongs in Canada have ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Canadian Government to discuss compensation package with bombed Air India victims families


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 22 (ANI): Two Canadian Government ministers are reportedly meeting privately with relatives of Air India victims here on Friday to discuss a promised compensation package, though they and the families ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Canada should not feel snubbed by India’s support for Portugal at UN’


October 16th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 16(ANI): Canada should not feel aggrieved by India's support for Portugal in the United Nations General Assembly vote for temporary members of the Security Council, an editorial in a leading ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anti-Canada vote by India not to impact ties: Indo-Canadians (Lead)


October 16th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Though many in the million-strong, powerful Indo-Canadian community expressed unease about India voting against Canada for a non-permanent UN Security Council seat this week, they don't ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anti-Canada vote by India not to impact ties: Indo-Canadians


October 16th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Though many in the million-strong, powerful Indo-Canadian community expressed unease about India voting against Canada for a non-permanent UN security council seat this week, they don't ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EU bans trade in seal products


August 20th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will ban trade in seal products from Friday to protest the "cruel methods" of commercial seal hunting, an animal rights NGO said. "The EU ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Canada to choke off Tamil diaspora, LTTE financial connections


August 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 16 (ANI): The Canadian Government has indicated financial links between the country's Tamil diaspora and the alleged human traffickers (LTTE) who helped the Tamil illegals in sailing through the waters ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RIM talks tough as Canadian government, media back BlackBerry (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian government and media have fully backed the security features of BlackBerry that have concerned countries like India, UAE and Saudi Arabia, even as the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canadian government, media bat for BlackBerry


August 6th, 2010 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian government and the media Thursday came out in support of embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is facing a ban in the United Arab ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe