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Canada: Northwest Territories to achieve $10 per day child care fees regulation by April 1

In collaboration with provincial, territorial, and indigenous partners, the Government of Canada is working to implement a childcare system down to $10 a day on average for children five years of age and younger by March 2026.

Ontario to ban tolls on all provincial highways

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Transportation Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria has announced that the province would ban tolls on all provincial highways, including the recently uploaded Don Valley Parkway and Gardiner Expressway in Toronto.

Canada: Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area to brighten up winter with light festival

Toronto/IBNS: Canada's Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area will be launching a month-long free interactive light festival, Illuminite, in the heart of the Downtown Yonge neighbourhood.

Ontario signs $3B health-care deal with Canada to increase access to doctors, reduce wait times

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Premier Doug Ford has signed a $3.1-billion health-care deal with the federal government to increase access to primary care and reduce wait times.

Canada extends ban on foreign buyers' homes purchase till 2027

Ottawa/IBNS: The federal government of Canada will continue to ban foreign nationals from buying homes in the country till 2027 due to housing affordability concerns continuing to trouble cities.

Ontario announces new rules to ‘improve integrity’ for international students

Toronto/IBNS: Following Federal Immigration Minister Marc Miller's announcement of a cap on international study permits last week, the Ford government is introducing new rules to help improve Ontario colleges’ and universities’ integrity.

British Columbia has lost more than 2500 lives in 2023 due to toxic drugs: Report

Vancouver/IBNS: Preliminary report released by the BC Coroners Service has confirmed that at least 2,511 people died in British Columbia in 2023 — the largest number of drug-related deaths ever reported to the agency — due to intake of toxic, unregulated drugs.

Canada court rebukes Justin Trudeau for 'unjustified' emergency powers use to suppress 'freedom convoy' protests

The Federal Court of Canada has rebuked the Justin Trudeau government over the use of emergency powers to suppress the "freedom convoy" protests in 2022 and called it "unjustified and disproportionate".

Six die after small commuter plane crash near remote mine in Canada

At least six passengers died after a small commuter plane which was carrying them to a remote mine in Canada's far north crashed shortly after takeoff on Tuesday.

Canada: Helicopter crash in British Columbia claims lives of 3

Three people have died in a private helicopter crash in Canada's British Columbia, the Northern Escape Heli Skiing company that owns the aircraft said in a statement provided by the CTV news broadcaster.

Civilian workers on Canadian military bases in Ontario, Quebec strike over wages, job security

Ottawa/IBNS: Nearly 500 workers started a strike over wages and job security on Canadian military bases in Ontario and Quebec.

Students launch indefinite demonstration at Canadian University

Tensions have escalated at Algoma University as international students, predominantly from Punjab, embark on an indefinite protest following the alleged intentional failure of 130 students in a crucial IT subject. The controversy has sparked concerns over the fairness of assessments and has led the university to address the issue.

Canada: Hundreds turn out to a forum hosted by Vedic Hindu Cultural Society of British Columbia to discuss extortion threats, public safety

As many as 700 people attended a forum hosted by Vedic Hindu Cultural Society of British Columbia on Saturday where they addressed the “current law and order situation” in the Lower Mainland, media reports said.

Justin Trudeau's plane breaks down in Jamaica, second time since G20 in India

Ottawa/IBNS: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a minor setback during his recent visit to the Caribbean owing to an aircraft glitch that prompted the country's armed forces to send a second plane with a repair team to address the snag.

Canada issues fresh travel advisory to citizens over travelling to Pakistan

The Canadian government has issued a travel advisory to Pakistan for its citizens due to the 'unpredictable' security situation in the South Asian country.