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Justin Trudeau, Joe Biden discuss arbitrary detention of two Canadians by China

Washington: US President Joe Biden and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau recently interacted over the detention of two Canadian nationals by China.

Fully vaccinated US citizens can enter Canada from Aug 9

Ottawa/IBNS: The federal government of Canada has announced  its plans to allow fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents to enter Canada starting Aug 9 at 12:01 a.m. ET. without having to quarantine for two weeks, while fully vaccinated travelers from all other countries would be allowed to enter Canada on Sept 7.

Panorama India to kick off India Day celebrations with 'Namaste Live' on Facebook page, YouTube channel

Toronto/IBNS: An invitation has been extended to all by Panorama India to join them for a special "Namaste Live" on Facebook page and YouTube channel to kick off India Day Celebrations on July 25.

Canada plans to change carbon-pricing benchmark, submits new greenhouse gas targets to UN

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's formal commitment, formally known as the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), to reduce emissions by 40 to 45 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 was officially submitted to the United Nations(UN) on Monday.

Inuk leader Mary Simon becomes Canada's 1st Indigenous governor-general

Ottawa/IBNS: Mary Simon, the Inuk leader and former ambassador, has been chosen as the first indegenous governor-general of Canada.

Canada federal govt announces plans for new 'high frequency' rail lines from Toronto to Quebec City

Ottawa/IBNS: Plans to build new, high-frequency rail lines connecting Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City were announced on Tuesday by the federal government of Canada.

Hundreds evacuated in Western Canada village after fire adds to already grim heat wave situation

Vancouver/Canada/IBNS: Hundreds of people were evacuated from a Western Canada village as fire broke out in addition to the unprecedented heat wave in the region, which led to record-breaking temperature for days.

Extreme heat wave in West Canada to be more common in future with climate change: Scientists

Vancouver/IBNS: The unprecedented heat wave in Western Canada would become more common with climate change, scientists predict.

Dangerous, historic heatwave settles over Western Canada, says Environment Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: Prolonged, dangerous and historic heatwave has settled over much of Western Canada, says Environment Canada adding that this could last for days.

Panorama India to present India Day 2021 celebrations with historical drive-thru parade on Aug 15

Mississauga/IBNS:  With the support of the Consulate General of India, Toronto, and presented by ICICI Bank Canada's Indian@Heart Club in partnership with Tourism Mississauga, Panorama India announced a historic event India Day Drive-Thru Parade 2021 to be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021, at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Canada: Hundreds of unmarked graves discovered at former residential school site in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan/IBNS: A Canadian indigenous group has reported the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school in Saskatchewan province.

China stung: Canada expresses concern over Xinjiang issue

The Canadian government has expressed deep concern about the human rights situation in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Canadian Association of Journalists launches Indigenous Reporters Network

Ottawa/IBNS: Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has launched the Indigenous Reporters Network (IRN), with an aim to bring together both emerging and established  Indigenous journalists, to build online and offline communities within the CAJ, and to train them at every career stage with opportunities in the development of their skills, participation in CAJ events and professional development, and building new connections with their peers across the country.

Ottawa, Beijing spar over China’s treatment of Uyghurs

Washington/Sputnik: Ottawa and Beijing sparred over human rights issues in the others’ countries, with Canada pushing China at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting for free access to Xinjiang province to investigate alleged human rights violations against the Uyghur people.

UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples implementation becomes Canadian law

Ottawa/IBNS: The United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act has received Royal Assent and immediately came into force affirming the human rights of indigenous peoples.