February 05, 2023 20:20 (IST)
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After US, now Canada confirms sighting of suspected spy balloon

Toronto: The Canadian government on Friday confirmed sighting a suspected spy balloon and said it was tracking its movement.

Canada: Walk-in services at all BLS centres to facilitate better delivery of visa and consular services

Ottawa/IBNS: In order to facilitate better delivery of visa and consular services, it has been decided to start walk-in services at all BLS centres in Canada with effect from Feb 1, 2023.

ServiceOntario's new changes facilitate easier access to get driver’s licenses, health cards

Toronto/IBNS: New changes to ServiceOntario have been announced in Brampton on Wednesday by Ontario Premier Doug Ford to facilitate “faster” and “easier” services to get driver’s licences and health cards.

Canada: Ontario aligns with its long-term care home residents to increase diagnostic services

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario's Long-term care residents are being connected by the government to improve residents’ quality of life and to reduce avoidable emergency department visits or hospital stays, a news release has reported.

Canada: Hazel McCallion, longtime mayor of Ontario's Mississauga, dies at 101

Mississauga/IBNS: Hazel McCallion, who ruled Mississauga in Canada's Ontario as mayor for 12 terms, has died. She was 101.

Canadian officials warn citizens to protect themselves amid Chinese company owned Tiktok's data harvesting claims

Ottawa: Canadian officials have warned citizens to be wary of apps that could leave their data in the "wrong hands" at a time when popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok faces claims that it has spied on its users.

Canada: Ontario pursues to reduce wait times for surgeries, other procedures

Toronto/IBNS: In its effort to eliminate surgical backlogs and reduce wait times for Ontarians, the provincial government is significantly expanding the number of surgeries being done through community surgical and diagnostic centres to make it easier and faster for people to access publicly-funded surgeries and procedures they need, a news release has said.

Canada imposes sanctions on former Sri Lankan presidents Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Ottawa: The Canadian government has imposed sanctions on four Sri Lankan state officials, including former presidents Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa, over human rights violations, officials said on Tuesday.

Canada grants nearly $132 million in support of more than 380 housing units across Ontario

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Minister of Housing and Diversity Ahmed Hussen has announced a combined investment of nearly $132 million to support the construction of over 380 units in the province.

Canada sees big increase in 3D-printed homemade firearms known as ‘ghost guns’

Toronto/IBNS:  Canada is witnessing a big increase in 3D-printed guns, homemade firearms referred to as “ghost guns,” even as more than 100  of these were seized by the Canada Police last year, media reports said.

Top-selling Canadian cookbook author Joan Pare passes away at 95

Ontario/IBNS: Jean Pare, a top-selling Canadian cookbook author, known for her Company’s Coming cookbook series, has died in Edmonton on Christmas Eve at 95, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario Provincial Police officer shot dead in shooting near Hagerville, 2 suspects arrested

Ontario/IBNS: Canada's Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) personnel. Grzegorz “Greg” Pierzchala, aged 28, was killed in a shooting near Hagersville, Tuesday afternoon while on duty.

Canada: Bus crash in British Columbia leaves 50 people injured

British Columbia: At least 53 people were injured as an intercity coach crashed in the British Columbia province of Canada, media reports said on Sunday.

US blizzard kills 18, leaves over a million people without electricity

At least 250 million people in the United States and Canada have been affected by a fierce winter storm, killing 18 people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, media reports said.

Canada: Five die in Vaughan shooting

Toronto: At least five people died as a gunman opened fire at a block of flats in the Canadian city of Toronto on Sunday, police said.