Canada to probe Chinese interference in recent polls
The appointed investigator will review classified reports about the 2019 and 2021 federal elections and will make recommendations for future contests, the BBC reported. Rival political party leaders have called for a public inquiry. China has denied any election interference, calling the claims "purely baseless and defamatory".
Canada to send four more battle tanks to Ukraine
Trudeau said on Friday that Canada will also donate an armoured recovery vehicle and over 5,000 rounds of ammunition, and impose new sanctions on nearly 200 more individuals and entities including members of Russia's lower house of parliament and ministers, Xinhua news agency reported. Also on Friday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly announced a contribution.
Another Hindu temple defaced in Canada; India seeks action
The Ram Mandir in Mississauga city was vandalised with anti-India slogans, sending shockwaves across the Indian community. "We strongly condemn the defacing of Ram Mandir in Mississauga with anti-India graffiti. We have requested Canadian authorities to investigate the incident and take prompt action on perpetrators," the Consulate General of India in Toronto tweeted early on Wednesday.
US downs yet another airborne intruder, now over Canada
The Saturday shooting was the the third by the US starting with the downing of the Chinese spy balloon on February 4 after it had drifted across the American mainland for a week entering the US through Alaska on January 28. Another object was blown out of the skies on Friday over Alaska. There was no word from both the US and Canada on the origin, ownership and purpose of the object downed on Saturday.
Indian-origin MP asks Canadian govt to take temple attack 'seriously'
The Gauri Shankar Mandir was vandalised with "anti-India" graffiti in Canada's Brampton province, leaving the Indian community in a state of shock. "The attack on Gauri Shankar Mandir in Brampton is latest in attacks on Hindu temples in Canada by anti-Hindu and anti-India groups. From hatred on social media, now physical attacks on Hindu temples, what next?" Arya, MP from the ruling Liberal Party,
After Australia, it's Canada again -- Hindu temple vandalised
The Indian Consulate General in Toronto issued a statement on Tuesday condemning the attack on the Gauri Shankar Mandir in Brampton. "The hateful act of vandalism has deeply hurt sentiments of the Indian community in Canada. We have raised our concerns on the matter with Canadian authorities," the consulate office said in a statement.
Bienvenue! Canada welcomes record number of French-speaking immigrants
This represents a significant jump of 3.02 per cent -- from 1.38 per cent in 2006 to 4.4 per cent in 2022. "Today, we are proud to announce we have reached our target of 4.4 per cent French-speaking immigrants outside of Quebec in 2022 -- one year earlier than expected," Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced on Monday.