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Canada: NHL and NHLPA have agreed on protocols to resume games

Ottawa/IBNS: Agreement has been reached by the National Hockey League (NHL) and NHL Players' Association regarding protocols on training camps for resuming  games this summer,  NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told The Canadian Press,  media reports said.

Canada expresses concern over Beijing's move of passing national security legislation for Hong Kong

Ottawa: The Canadian government has expressed its concern over China's move of passing national security legislation for Hong Kong.

Canadian man arrested after breaching PM's estate

Ottawa/UNI: An Canadian military man was arrested on Friday, after he drove his pick-up truck through the gates of the estate where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives, police said.

Canada: RCMP arrest an armed man who gained access to Rideau Hall grounds in Ottawa

Ottawa/IBNS: Police on Thursday morning arrested an armed man who had gained access to the grounds at Rideau Hall, the Governor General's official residence in Canada's Ottawa, media reports said.

Alberta becomes Canada's top business destination due to its lowest national corporate tax rate

Alberta/IBNS: Alberta's corporate tax rate has dropped to eight per cent, at least 30 per cent lower than any other Canadian provincial rate, making it Canada's top business destination, media reports said. 

COVID-19 boosted chance for Trudeau's Liberal Party to secure majority govt in Canada: Poll Tracker

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Liberal Party under the leadership of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to enjoy great support at present, not seen post-2015 election, boosting his chance of securing a majority government in the country, media reports said citing the latest projections from the CBC's newly re-launched Poll Tracker.

Canada: Alberta makes free non-medical masks to stem Covid-19 spread

Alberta/IBNS: In a bid to stem the spread of Covid-19 during the first phase of its reopening, Canadian province Alberta distributed more than 14 million free non-medical masks at A&W, McDonald’s Canada, and Tim Hortons drive-thrus across the province, media reports said.

Canada: Alberta RCMP fines 7 Americans for stopping to sightsee in Banff National Park

Alberta/IBNS: Seven tickets were issued by Alberta Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to Americans who stopped in Banff National Park in Alberta to see the sights last week despite Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)'s current rules which bans non-essential travel between Canada and the United States till July 21, media reports said.

Canada: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh gets expelled from House of Commons for calling Bloc MP a racist

Ottawa/IBNS: Expulsion of Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP) Leader Jagmeet Singh from the House of Commons for the rest of the day by Speaker Anthony Rota on June 16 resulted when Singh called a Bloc Québécois MP Alain Therrien racist, breaking a parliamentary rule by refusing to apologize and withdraw his comments, media reports said.

China charges two Canadians with spying

Beijing/UNI: Prosecutors in China on Friday have officially charged two Canadian nationals working as business executives in the country with spying.

National Hockey League's choice of Canada's hub city subject to approval by local health authorities: Justin Trudeau

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said in his daily news conference in Ottawa that his government is open to the suggestion of the National Hockey League (NHL) operating a hub city in Canada but the same is subjected to the approval by local health authorities, media reports said.

Canada: 6th International Day of Yoga to be virtually observed in Toronto on Jun 21

Toronto/IBNS: The sixth International Day of Yoga will be virtually observed here on Jun 21, Consulate General of India, Toronto office reported.

Canada-US border closure extends further to late July: Reports

Ottawa/IBNS: The Canada-US border closure, set to expire on June 21, is further extended till late July, media reports said quoting sources.

Canada: Liberals to table new bill for stricter CERB rules, to impose penalties and jail terms for false claims

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Liberal government is set to impose stricter rules for claiming the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), as well as fines and jail terms for fraudulent applicants, media reports said.

Canada: Ontario's reopening phase 2 to allow gathering of upto ten people, resumption of more business activities

Ottawa/IBNS: The second phase of reopening in Canada's Ontario will allow gathering of up to ten people besides resumption of more business activities later this week.