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Canada bank apologises after removing Asian face from note


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A bank in Canada has apologised after it removed an Asian woman from one of its bank notes in favour of a Caucasian, a move that ... Read more...

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Canadians now spend less time on mobile devices


August 21st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 21 (IANS) While the frequency of Canadians using their Smartphones, Tablets and eReaders remains stable, the average time they use them has declined, a study showed.The study led ... Read more...

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Costco Border War: Americans demands Canadian free shopping


August 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is an ongoing war between Americans and Canadians on their borders. The war is becoming bad as it is being posted on Facebook and all over ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt leads Jamaica to record sprint relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt led Jamaica to the 4x100 metres Olympic gold in a world record time Saturday.Bolt took on the baton with a one-metre lead and ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Russia earns first medal in women’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova crushed Canadians Alex Bruce and Li Michele to take the Olympic badminton bronze in the women's doubles Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Canada to open embassy in Myanmar


July 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Canada will open an embassy in Myanmar, said Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.No date was set yet, but Baird told reporters Friday on a conference ... Read more...

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Almost half of Cuba’s foreign visitors are Canadians


April 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Just over 48 percent of foreign tourists who visited Cuba in the first quarter of 2012 came from Canada, according to figures released Friday by the ... Read more...

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Key Canadian lending rate unchanged


April 18th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 18 (IANS) The Bank of Canada is keeping its key interest rate at one percent, the bank has announced although it indicated that interest rates could rise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Bronze for Canada


February 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Canada finished the men's hockey Olympic qualifier on a bright note as they narrowly edged out Poland for the bronze medal, beating them 4-3 at ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Canada take fifth place


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Canada beat Poland 3-0 to grab fifth position leaving their opponents without a single win in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan ... Read more...

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India aim to win against Poland: Nobbs


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Thursday that the boys will go all out for a win against Poland in their last pool match ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Ukraine beat Canada 5-2


February 21st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Ukraine recorded a resounding 5-2 victory over their fancied opponents Canada in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Tuesday.Both ... Read more...

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Indian women beat Canada 4-1 in Olympic hockey qualifiers (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team churned out a much improved performance Sunday to beat Canada 4-1 in their second match of the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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Canada held to a draw in women’s hockey Olympic qualifier


February 18th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Canada were held to a 2-2 draw by Italy in the second game of the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier (Factfile)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The following is the factfile of the 2012 hockey men's Olympic qualifier to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Feb ... Read more...

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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...

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More than two mn Americans choose Mexico for retirement


December 4th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) More than two million retired Americans have chosen Mexico as their new home, a figure that continues to increase thanks to the pleasant climate and ... Read more...

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Canada welcomes new Libya


October 24th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 24 (IANS) Canada welcomes the post-Gaddafi era in Libya as well as the transition of the country to a democratic society that respects human rights and the rule ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Canadian PM urges G20 Summit to restore market confidence


October 19th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called on G20 leaders to restore market confidence with concrete policy commitments at their upcoming summit in Cannes, France.Harper, in a ... Read more...

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Russell Brand refused entry into Canada


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ontario, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian authorities refused comedian Russell Brand entry into the country. Brand was going to perform in the country but the incident forced him to postpone the show ... Read more...

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Brand denied entry to Canada


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand was forced to cancel a show in Canada after he was stopped by customs officials at the airport and denied entry to ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Bret Hart & Cena vs Del Rio & Rodriguez


September 13th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's episode of 'WWE Monday Night Raw Supershow' began, Bret hart came out to confront Alberto Del Rio. He received a standing ovation in his home ... Read more...

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12 tourists rescued off Panama coast


September 13th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Sep 13 (IANS) Twelve tourists who were stranded off the Panama coast after their boat broke down have been rescued, Xinhua reported.Eight Canadians and four Panamanians were floating ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Canada asks its citizens to be alert


September 8th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Reiterating its solidarity with India, Canada has offered support in bringing to book the perpetrators of Wednesday's despicable bomb attack outside the Delhi high court ... Read more...

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Jack Layton dies at the age of 61


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian inspirational politician Jack Layton has lost his battle against cancer. He was 61. On 25th of July, Layton announced that he was stepping down as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

40 Americans in Somali terror group: US senator


July 28th, 2011 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) US senator Peter King has said over 40 Americans recruited by Somali terror group Al Shabab, have gone to fight in Somalia, and could return to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

1,800 Canadians to lose citizenship


July 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) Canada is stripping 1,800 people of their citizenship, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced here Wednesday, in a first step of this scale by any ... Read more...

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Will IIFA influence Ontario elections?


June 25th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (IANS) The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Toronto may play a huge role in the re-election of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty in the October ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Canada introduces plastic cash


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Canada, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bank of Canada has announced that they will place in circulation new currency notes made of polymer by the end of 2013. The central bank ... Read more...

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My husband not a terrorist: Rana’s wife


June 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) The wife of Pakistan-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, the accused in the Mumbai terror attack of 2008, said Wednesday that her husband is "not a terrorist" and he ... Read more...

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Student shocks Canada with stunt inside parliament


June 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 6 (IANS) A young Canadian woman has become an instant national celebrity by pulling off a protest stunt against Prime Minister Stephen Harper inside parliament.Brigette DePape, 21, stunned ... Read more...

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TiE turning immigrants into millionaires


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Canada is making its mark by turning struggling Indian immigrants into successful entrepreneurs.Under its mentorship programme, TiE Toronto has turned million-dollar ... Read more...

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Tories clinch majority in Canada polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 3 (ANI): Canadians have handed the Conservative Party its long-coveted majority after a game-changing election that boosted the New Democrats to the Official Opposition, decimated the Bloc Québécois and humbled ... Read more...

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Show up and vote, Furtado tells youth


April 28th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Pop star Nelly Furtado is urging young Canadians to take part in the upcoming general elections.The 32-year-old spent years ignoring politics and admits she used a ... Read more...

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Huffington Post to enter Canada


April 15th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 15 (IANS) The Huffington Post, which was recently acquired by AOL for $315 million, is expanding to Canada.Confirming this to the local Vancouver Sun newspaper, Craig Kanalley, senior ... Read more...

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