Saturday, 4 July 2020

Tag Archives: Canada

Canadian police gun down Pakistani man suffering from schizophrenia

MISSISSAUGA: A Canadian-Pakistani, reportedly suffering from schizophrenia, was shot dead by Canadian police in Mississauga. The Special Investigations Unit said that the police were called to an apartment to ‘check on the well-being of a man’. According to CBC Canada report, the 62-year-old man’s family called police because he was not ...

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Trudeau ‘very disappointed’ as China charges two Canadians

TORONTO/BEIJING: Chinese prosecutors said on Friday they have charged two detained Canadians for suspected espionage, indictments that could result in life imprisonment, in a case that has driven a diplomatic wedge between Ottawa and Beijing. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “very disappointed” and would keep pressing China ...

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CSIS Warned Of “Global Shock Waves” From Huawei’s CFO Arrest

TORONTO: Canada’s intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global “shock waves” and seriously affect ties with China, just before her detention in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request, new court documents show. Released on Friday, the documents show the involvement ...

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Canada mass shooting started with assault on girlfriend

TORONTO: Canada’s worst mass shooting erupted from an argument between the gunman and his girlfriend, who survived the attack, police confirmed Friday. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Supt. Darren Campbell said the weekend shooting rampage started with an assault by the suspect on his girlfriend and ended with 22 people dead ...

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US, Mexico, Canada to sign deal finalizing trade agreement

MEXICO CITY: The United States, Mexico and Canada are expected to sign a deal finalizing their new trade agreement, capping more than two years of negotiations and paving the way to ratification. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who will chair a meeting of officials from the three countries at ...

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Canada’s Trudeau wins 2nd term but loses majority

TORONTO: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada’s national elections, losing the majority but saying Tuesday he was given a clear mandate despite an increasingly divided Parliament and nation. Trudeau’s Liberal Party took the most seats in Parliament. However Trudeau fell short of a majority, so the ...

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Trudeau environment policy a letdown for young Canada activists

MONTREAL: Bearing posters of Justin Trudeau’s face, written over with green crosses and the word “pipeline,” students gathered in front of the prime minister’s Montreal campaign headquarters. “Three steps forward, three steps back, that’s government policy,” they chanted. They – like many other young Canadians – were railing against what ...

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FWICE asks promoters to cancel concert of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has asked Indian promoters Karl Kalra and Nirmal Dhaliwal to cancel the concerts of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in United States and Canada. According to a notice, FWICE said, “We have already given our directive that no Indian artist/singer/dancer/anchor/performer and last but ...

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Trudeau says China uses detentions as political tool

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Beijing of using “arbitrary detentions” as a tool in pursuit of political goals – the latest broadside in a diplomatic and trade row with China. Western allies, he said, have expressed concerns about the tactic that observers described as “hostage diplomacy.” Canada’s relations ...

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Canada FM to press Cuba on its support for Venezuela’s Maduro

OTTAWA: Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland will travel to Havana next week to press Venezuela’s top ally Cuba to stop propping up President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and to help bring an end to the Venezuela crisis. The August 28 trip will be her second since June for talks on Venezuela. ...

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