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13 Oct 2022


Denounce November 6 Khalistan referendum by SFJ: India tells Canada

India sent a demarche to the Canadian government on Tuesday asking it to stop and denounce the purported Khalistan referendum organized by the proscribed terrorist organization Sikh For Justice (SFJ) in Ontario on November 6.

05 Sep 2022


Canada stabbing spree: 10 dead, 15 injured; suspects at large

A stabbing rampage in an indigenous community of Canada's Saskatchewan province left at least 10 dead and 15 grievously injured early on Sunday.

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

San Francisco

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.