Monday, January 30, 2023

Canada

Pope francis apologises to Canada’s indigenous people

Pope Francis issued a historic apology on Monday for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy of Indigenous residential schools, saying the forced assimilation of Native peoples into Christian society destroyed their cultures, severed families and marginalised generations.“I...

Sikh man, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombings, shot dead in Canada

The Canadian police have said they are still working to determine the motive behind the targeted killing of Ripudaman Singh Malik, a 75-year-old Sikh man acquitted in the tragic 1985 Air India Kanishka terrorist bombing case.Malik was shot dead...

Canada confirms 278 cases of monkeypox

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam has confirmed a total of 278 cases of monkeypox in the country as of June 29. The cases had been reported nationally, including four cases from British Columbia, five from Alberta, 67...

Canada sends 2 ships to enhance NATO readiness in Baltic region

Ottawa: Two Canadian ships departed for a four-month deployment in the Baltic Sea and North Atlantic region on Operation Reassurance to enhance NATO readiness, the Defence Ministry said. In a statement, the Ministry said HMCS Kingston and Summerside are deployed...

Manipuri film to compete in Ottawa Indian Film Festival

Haobam Paban Kumar’s Manipuri feature film - Nine Hills One Valley (2020) will be a part of the 5th edition of Ottawa Indian Film Festival Awards 2022 in Canada with other 11 films..The film will travel to Canada for...

Canada confirms 10 additional cases of monkeypox

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has confirmed 10 more cases of monkeypox in the country, which increased the overall number of infections to 26. PHAC said in a statement that of the 26 confirmed cases, 25 were reported...

What is Monkeypox, and how worried should we be?

A worrisome international outbreak of monkeypox, a less harmful cousin of the smallpox virus, has now reached the United States and Canada. As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases of the illness, and 28 more suspected cases, have been reported...

Canada bans China’s Huawei Tech from 5G networks

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has decided to ban China’s Huawei Technologies from Canada’s next-generation mobile networks.The development of 5G, or fifth-generation, networks will give people speedier online connections and provide vast data capacity to meet ravenous demand...

Russia ranks ‘unfriendly’ nations; US tops

Russian State Duma chairman Vyacheslav Volodin has published on social media a list of “unfriendly nations” ranked by the number of anti-Russian sanctions they have imposed.“They are the ones to be blamed for skyrocketing prices worldwide,” his post read...

Zelenskyy appeals for help from Canada

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked Canadians Tuesday to imagine bombs landing in their communities as he urged the Canadian Parliament and government to exert greater economic and military pressure on Russia.Zelenskyy asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and lawmakers for...