PM Modi & PM Trudeau talk about strengthening multilateral institutions

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Prime Minister Trudeau and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasise the need to strengthen multilateral institutions, including the WHO, and agreed to work...

COVID-19 pandemic fears emerge for as virus sweeps Beijing market

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COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in China traced to a chopping block in a fresh-food market in Beijing and a surge in hospitalizations...

No promises from provincial health officer on next stage of lifting...

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Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that the next phase of lifting restrictions may not begin this week, despite it being...

Seven arrested as police clear anti-racism protest from viaducts

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An anti-racism occupation was cleared from the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts into downtown Vancouver. Just after 6:30 a.m., police told demonstrators, who had been...

RCMP officers in B.C., Alberta face charges over use of force

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Two RCMP officers in Alberta and three in BC face charges over use of force in two incidents, including one northwest of...

CERB fraudsters could face fines or jail time, draft bill shows

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CERB fraud is real, and false claims under the Canada Emergency Response Benefit could result in fine or even jail time, according to media...

Most British Columbians approve NDP’s job during COVID-19 crisis

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Eighty-seven per cent of British Columbians say Premier John Horgan’s government has done a good job handling the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent...

China begins evacuation of its nationals from India

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China began evacuating hundreds of its nationals from India starting from Monday due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the official media reported. One...

CERB fraudsters could face fines or jail time, draft bill shows

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The federal government is looking to put into law new punishments, including jail time and fines, for Canadians who are found to be defrauding the...

Seniors to receive up to $500 in promised COVID-19 emergency aid...

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Some Canadian seniors will soon be receiving a special one-time COVID-19 payment. According to the federal government, seniors who already receive old-age security benefits will...

About 30% of students return to schools

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Education minister noted that in-class instruction remains optional. About 30 per cent of B.C. students were in class for the first day in-class...

Home sales down 44% compared to last May in Vancouver

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May home sales were down nearly 44 per cent in Greater Vancouver compared to May 2019 and more than 54 per cent below the...

China to construct power project in Pok Kashmir under CPEC despite...

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China under the multi-billion-dollar CPEC will set up a 1,124-megawatt power project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir despite India's objection to it, according to a media...

NRI couple found murdered in Phagwara

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A Canada-based NRI couple was reportedly murdered with sharp-edged weapons at their local residence in Onkar Nagar on Saturday Night. Senior Superintendent of the Police...

Feds to fast-track $2.2B in funding for municipalities struggling amid pandemic

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The federal government is fast-tracking the entire 2020/2021 amount of federal support for municipalities, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during an address from Rideau...

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for ‘espionage’

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Two Pakistani officials expelled by India over spying allegations have returned home, a Pakistan embassy spokesman said, as the nuclear-armed rivals wrangle over the...

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou loses key court battle as BC judge...

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A B.C. Supreme Court judge has delivered a major blow to Meng Wanzhou, ruling that extradition proceedings against the Huawei executive should proceed. In a widely...

Uncertainty over next Chairman as ICC denies T20 World Cup is...

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Shashank Manohar is prepared to stay on as International Cricket Council chairman to oversee a "smooth transition" following reports that former India captain Sourav...

Kerala-grown ‘superfood’ jackfruit goes global as a meat substitute

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Green, spiky and with a strong, sweet smell, the bulky jackfruit has morphed from a backyard nuisance in India's south coast into the meat-substitute darling of...

Thousands of travellers still arriving in Canada despite border restrictions

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Despite Canada-US border being closed to non-essential travel and airlines cancelling international flights into the country, thousands of passengers are still arriving...