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Canada denied entry to retired Indian officer over ‘human rights violations’ in Occupied Kashmir

Canada denied entry to retired Indian officer over 'human rights violations' in Occupied Kashmir

Immigration authorities argued that he served in an organization that allegedly engaged in terrorism and human rights violations Canadian Immigration authorities had denied entry to retired Inspector General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Tejinder Singh Dhillon, who served at Central Reserve Police Force in 2010. Dhillon landed in Canada with his wife on May 18 and was put ... Read More »

Floods ravage Quebec, thousands forced to evacuate in Canada

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Three persons including man with his child swept away into the floodwater The devastating flood in the Canadian province of Quebec has forced nearly 1,900 people to evacuate their homes in 126 municipalities. The province is suffering from its highest floodwaters in decades. Provincial authorities in Quebec declares state emergency as historic level of flooding forces thousands to evacuate their ... Read More »

Malala ‘humbled’ by honorary Canadian citizenship, praises refugee welcome

Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, left, is presented with an honorary Canadian citizenship by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 12, 2017. Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press

Malala Yousafzai urges Canada to play leading role in girls’ education fight Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has become only the sixth person, and the youngest, to ever receive honorary Canadian citizenship. Canada bestowed the title on Yousafzai, 19, during an honorary citizenship ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday. “I’m humbled to accept honorary citizenship of ... Read More »

Over 80,000 forced to evacuate Canada town as massive wildfire encroaches

Raging wildfire forces 80000 to flee Canadian town. Photo: CBC News/Reuters

The entire population of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta, Canada has been ordered to abandon their homes after a wildfire ravaging a nearby forest moved into the area. The fire has already destroyed homes in several neighborhoods. Authorities ordered the evacuation of about 80,000 people, including the entire city of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta, the Regional Municipality of Wood ... Read More »

G-7 ministers call for nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima declaration

G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on 11 April 2016.

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven, or G7, countries on Monday called for a “world without nuclear weapons” in what was called the “Hiroshima Declaration”. “We reaffirm our commitment to ... Read More »

‘Welcome to Canada’, PM Trudeau personally welcomes Syrian refugees

Canada's PM Justin Trudeau speaks with a young girl as he greets a family of Syrian refugees during their arrival at Pearson International airport, in Toronto, on Friday morning. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Premier Kathleen Wynne, Toronto Mayor John Tory and other dignitaries welcome first government plane of Syrian refugees. TORONTO (Canada) — The first large group of Syrian refugees coming to Canada by government aircraft arrived in Toronto late Thursday night, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on hand to welcome them at a temporary processing centre at Pearson ... Read More »

Canadian couple cancels big wedding to help Syrian refugee family

Canadian couples cancels wedding to help Syrian Refugees

TORONTO (Canada) – A Toronto couple recently canceled their big wedding to use the money instead to help sponsor a Syrian refugee family’s settlement into Canada. The money that would have gone to their reception or gifts is now being used to sponsor a family to come to Canada. The Toronto couple was planning to get married next March. They ... Read More »

Canada’s new cabinet is half women ‘because it’s 2015′: PM Trudeau

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has named a gender equal cabinet Photo: Barcroft

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has named a gender equal cabinet They include a millionaire businessman, a geoscientist, a Paralympian and a refugee who fled the Taliban. Half of them are women. This is the new cabinet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled on Wednesday Trudeau picked 15 men and 15 women as part of a ministerial team that he says looks “like Canada”. ... Read More »

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