Ottawa/IBNS: Damage to some gas stations in the Ottawa-Gatineau region in Canada was caused due to storms, fatal windstorms and power outages during the weekend.
Ottawa/IBNS: Protesters of the ‘Rolling Thunder Ottawa’ demonstration this weekend will not be allowed to drive into the downtown core, Ottawa Police reportedly said.
Ottawa/IBNS: Canada could be reportedly the first country on Earth to pay international oil royalties of millions of dollars due to the Bay du Nord megaproject in Newfoundland and Labrador (N.L.)'s offshore.
Ottawa/IBNS: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has launched an internal review of some of its officers who have donated to the recent convoy protests in Ottawa and throughout the province.
Ottawa/UNI/Sputnik: China's diplomatic mission in Canada slammed Ottawa for the "stark double standard" in the way the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau portrayed the Freedom Convoy in Canada and the violent protests in Hong Kong.
Toronto/UNI/Sputnik: Canadian law enforcement agencies are preparing to take "imminent" action against participants in the Freedom Convoy protests in Ottawa, who demand the government scrap COVID-19 vaccine mandates, interim Ottawa Police Chief Steve Bell said.
Toronto/UNI/Sputnik: Law enforcement agencies in Ottawa have made 23 arrests and issued more than 1,300 tickets related to the anti-mandate and anti-government protests in Canada's capital, the municipal police service said.
Ottawa/IBNS: A state of emergency was declared in Canada's Ottawa on Sunday night by Mayor Jim Watson as the truckers convoy of estimated 5,000 people and 1,000 trucks and personal vehicles continued to disrupt the normal life of the Canadian capital during the weekend.
Ottawa/IBNS: Ottawa Police Tuesday said it is setting up a hotline to investigate hate crimes related to the demonstrations in the Canadian capital's downtown area.
Ottawa: A vaccine mandate on cross-border truckers that intensified Canada's food shortage problem has triggered a massive protest against the Justin Trudeau government as thousands of demonstrators joined the so-called Freedom Convoy in Ottawa, bringing the capital city to a standstill for two days in a row.
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.
Toronto/Sputnik: Air Canada and the federal government have struck a deal that will see the country’s flag carrier be given access of up to $4.68 billion in liquidity through a federal COVID-19 stimulus program for large businesses, the airliner said.
Ottawa/IBNS: Health Canada has approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca on Friday morning after reviewing two-dose vaccines for safety and efficacy since October, Health Canada reported.
Ottawa/IBNS: With just over two years into the job, Admiral Art McDonald, Canada's new top military commander has voluntarily stepped aside amid investigation by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service due to unspecified allegations levelled against him.
Ottawa/IBNS: Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce on Thursday announced in a news conference in Vaughan that all school boards in the province will hire teachers based on merit repealing the old policy of following the seniority.