September 26, 2022 06:11 (IST)
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Canada braces for Hurricane Fiona after a week of lashing wind and rain in Caribbean

New York: After lashing parts of Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with 140 kilometres-per-hour winds, Hurricane Fiona is expected to make landfall in Canada late Friday and Saturday, the UN said.

Hurricane Fiona approaches Atlantic Canada, officials urge Nova Scotians to be prepared

IBNS: With Hurricane Fiona reportedly advancing toward Atlantic Canada and landfall expected later this week, preparations for the storm by the officials across the province are underway and residents are being urged to do the same before it hits.

Canada: Manhunt in Saskatchewan for 2 suspects continues after stabbing spree leaving 10 dead, 15 hospitalsed

Saskatchewan/IBNS: A dangerous person alert across Canada's Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba has been issued by RCMP following a stabbing spree early Sunday morning in 13 different locations.

Canada: Stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan leaves 10 dead, police searching for two suspects

At least 10 people were killed in a stabbing rampage in Canada's central Saskatchewan province on Sunday, media reports said on Monday.

Nearly 8 pct of Ontario's construction workers died due to opioid crisis from 2017 to 2020: Report

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario's men working in the construction industry have been most affected by the opioid crisis, accounting for nearly eight per cent of all opioid-related deaths in the province between 2017 and 2020 a new report suggests.

Canada: Ontario gives more powers to Toronto, Ottawa Mayors to deliver on shared provincial-municipal priorities

Toronto/IBNS: A legislation dubbed the ‘Strong Mayors, Building Homes Act’, was introduced by the Ontario government on Thursday that would give the mayors of Toronto and Ottawa more responsibility to deliver on shared provincial-municipal priorities including the power to hire and fire department heads, single-handedly propose the municipal budget, and veto bylaws related to matters of provincial authority, approved by council.

Canada: Ontario court settlement reclassifies volunteers as employees, sets new precedent

Ottawa/IBNS: An Ontario court has approved a settlement between the organizations that ran student travel excursions and former trip leaders who argued they were not paid as employees after more than four years after the class action lawsuit was launched.

Canada: Privacy commissioner calls for stronger laws at RCMP use of spyware's 2nd day hearing

IBNS: During the second day of hearings into RCMP’s use of spyware, Canada’s privacy commissioner reportedly said that he wants Parliament to strengthen and modernize privacy laws adding that it was through the media that his office learned about the RCMP’s use of spyware.

Canada public health agency urges gay, bisexuals to practice safe sex due to monkeypox outbreak

Canada’s gay and bisexual men have been urged by the Public Health Agency of Canada to practice safe sex and limit the number of their sexual partners due to the monkeypox outbreak.

Canada: 3, including suspect, die in Langley shooting

Langley,Canada: At least three people, including the shooter, were killed in a six-hour shooting rampage early Monday morning in the suburban Vancouver-area community of Canada's Langley city, media reports said.

Canada: Report of multiple shootings in Langley, BC; RCMP issues emergency alert

Langley (B.C.)/IBNS: An emergency alert has been reportedly issued by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in Langley, B.C. on Monday morning, warning residents about multiple shootings

Canada’s Conservative Party to hold third leadership debate over Erin O’Toole's successor

Toronto/IBNS: The Conservative Party of Canada announced that it will hold a third leadership debate for the candidates looking to succeed Erin O’Toole as the party’s official leader.

Canada proposes a cap-and-trade system to cut carbon emissions 40-45 pct by 2030

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada is aiming to cut emissions across all sectors by 40 to 45 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030 by using use an industry-specific cap-and-trade system or a modified carbon pricing system to set a ceiling for emissions from the oil and gas sector.

Montreal offers Canadian camp experience to hundreds of Ukrainian refugees

Montreal/IBNS: Canadian camp experience for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees’ children and their parents is being offered by a new summer camp in Montreal.

Canada: Freedom Convoy leader Pat King gets bail after being in jail since February

Ottawa/IBNS: Following the Ottawa court decision reportedly on Monday, Pat King, a key figure of the Freedom Convoy protest was granted bail, after being in jail since Feb, on conditions that Justice Anne London-Weinstein read out.