Ottawa: News

10 May 2024

S Jaishankar

'Freedom of speech doesn't separatism': Jaishankar on Canada 

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has voiced his concerns over the Canadian government's approach toward Khalistani separatist elements.

28 Jan 2024


Canada's outgoing security advisor says India cooperating in Nijjar probe 

Canada's outgoing National Security Advisor (NSA), Jody Thomas, said that India has stepped up its cooperation with Canada in the investigation of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's murder.

04 Oct 2023


Canada requests 'private talks' with India to settle diplomatic row

Amid the growing diplomatic dispute between India and Canada over the killing of a Khalistani leader, Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly on Tuesday (local time) stressed the need for a "strong diplomatic footprint" in India during these challenging times, per Reuters.

03 Oct 2023


India asks Canada to downsize diplomatic presence: Report 

India has asked Canada to withdraw over two dozen diplomats, citing Ottawa's lack of cooperation in Khalistani terror investigations as the main reason, News18 reported, quoting official sources.

26 Sep 2023


Pro-Khalistan protest outside Indian Consulate in Vancouver was flop: Report

Khalistan supporters gathered in Vancouver and Toronto, Canada, on Monday to protest the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, ANI reported.

03 Jul 2023


India flags concern over 'Khalistan freedom rally' in Canada

India strongly opposed the proposed "Khalistan freedom march" slated for Saturday in Canada, claiming it would endanger its diplomats.

07 Jun 2023

New York City

NYC sees world's worst air quality, thanks to Canada wildfires

The surging wildfire smoke from Canada has now reached the neighboring United States (US).

07 Feb 2022


Canada's Ottawa declares emergency over protests against COVID-19 restrictions

The Mayor of Canada's capital Ottawa, Jim Watson, declared a state of emergency on Sunday as people protesting against COVID-19 restrictions continued to paralyze the city's downtown.

01 Feb 2022


Canadians 'disgusted' by those protesting in Ottawa: PM Trudeau

The protests in the capital city of Ottawa have not intimidated the citizens of the country, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

08 Feb 2020


Man says he burned $1mn to avoid paying divorce settlement

A Canadian man has told a court that he decided to burn a million dollars to prevent his ex-wife from getting a divorce settlement.

27 Jun 2019


Canada: 80-year-old doctor used his sperm to inseminate patients

A fertility doctor in Ottawa, Canada, was recently stripped of his license after he was found inseminating patients with the wrong sperm for decades.

30 Jan 2019


Extradition hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou pushed to March

The extradition hearing for a top Huawei executive at the center of a diplomatic row between Ottawa (Canada capital) and Beijing (China capital) has been pushed back to March, after US unveiled sweeping charges against her and the Chinese tech giant.

05 Nov 2018


Plane crashes in Canada after mid-air collision, pilot dead

The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft and crashing into a field near Ottawa, the capital of Canada, officials said.

30 Jun 2018

Donald Trump

Canada hits back at US with tariffs on metals, orange-juice

Canada hit back at the US with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange juice, ketchup, and Kentucky bourbon in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump.

08 Apr 2018

Mahatma Gandhi

Calling Mahatma Gandhi racist, Ottawa student wants his statue removed

Kenneth Aliu, President of Institute of African Studies Student Association (IASSA), has spearheaded a campaign for the removal of Mahatma Gandhi's statue from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.