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Justin Trudeau prioritises climate change, child care in his first caucus meeting since re-election

Ottawa/India: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened his first caucus meeting on Nov 7 since his re-election by praising his party's approach to climate change and prioritising child care and ending the pandemic.

Canada: Most northern First Nation in Ontario goes green with their first solar project

Ottawa/IBNS: Fort Severn, Ontario's most northern First Nation on the shores of Hudson Bay has taken a big step toward energy independence by going green with their first solar project, media reports said.

Ex-Canadian PM Jean Chrétien says he never heard about abuse in residential schools during his tenure

Ottawa/IBNS: During an appearance on the popular Radio-Canada talk show- Tout le Monde en Parle-on Sunday, former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien said during his tenure as minister, he did not hear anything about the occurrence of  abuse in residential schools.

Canadian govt advises citizens to use proof of vaccination for international travel

Ottawa/IBNS: Canadians have been advised by the federal government to use their provincial and territorial proof of vaccination documentation to travel internationally and added it will be up to foreign administrations to accept.

Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine certificate available for download during next 3 days

Ottawa/IBNS: COVID-19 vaccine certificate QR codes for download are being made available by the government of Ontario in Canada during the next three days starting Friday morning.

US plans to reopen land border to fully vaccinated Canadians from next month

Ottawa/IBNS: Senior United States (U.S.) officials announced Tuesday night that starting early November, the country would allow fully vaccinated Canadians to enter the at land and ferry border crossings, which have been closed for non-essential travel since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.

Canada: Ontario govt recommends coroners to regularly communicate with indigenous families

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Ontario government has directed province's coroners to improve communication and transparency with families, especially indigenous people.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau unveils COVID-19 vaccine policy for all public servants, would-be travellers

Toronto/IBNS: The government of Canada's mandatory vaccine policy was unveiled during a press conference on Oct 6 by Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requiring all public servants to either get their shots by month's end or be forced into an unpaid leave of absence.

Huawei executive Meng returns to China after 3-yr detention in Canada in bank fraud case

Chinese telecom giant Huawei's top executive Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada for over three years, arrived in Shenzhen on a special plane sent by the government on Saturday, media reports said.

Jagmeet Singh among 18 Indo-Canadians who emerged victorious in Canada snap poll

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's new House of Commons will have a healthy representation from the Indo-Canadians as New Democratic Party (NDP)'s Jagdeep Singh and 17 others emerged victorious in the recently concluded snap national election in the country.

Canada: Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party wins snap poll gamble but misses majority

Ottawa/IBNS/UNI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue to remain in power as his Liberal Party has won the snap poll in the country but fell short of the majority mark in an almost repeat of the 2019 poll results.

Canada’s opposition Conservative leader concedes defeat in the national election

Toronto/UNI/Sputnik: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief rival and Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole conceded defeat in the country’s national election on Tuesday.

Canada's Liberals to win most seats in 2021 federal election: Projections

Toronto/UNI/Sputnik: Canada’s Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau will win the most seats in the country’s 44th national election, according to multiple projections.

Canada votes today to choose next govt as Trudeau faces tough challenge from Conservatives

Ottawa: Canada is voting today to choose its next federal government amid the pandemic with the electorate set to pick the 338 members of Parliament as opinion polls suggested a neck and neck fight between the Conservatives and the Liberals led by incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Canada opens borders to fully vaccinated foreign travellers

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada has opened its borders to fully vaccinated non-essential foreign travellers from across the globe, allowing them to skip the 14-day quarantine requirement.