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Canada to process Express Entry applications within 6 months

Ottawa: Canada has said it will expedite the processing of Express Entry applications, confirming that most new applications will be processed within six months, media reports said.

Canadian MP wins heart by speaking in Kannada in Parliament

Toronto: A Canadian MP of Indian origin recently spoke in his mother tongue Kannada in the country's Parliament, an act that won hearts of netizens.

Canada bans Huawei, ZTE products, services

Washington: The Canadian government has banned Huawei and ZTE products and services and mandated companies who are using such items to remove them, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Francois-Philippe Champagne announced.

Suspected California church gunman is Taiwanese immigrant, says official

Washington: A Taiwanese government official has said a deadly mass shooting on Sunday at a Taiwanese church congregation in southern California was carried out by an immigrant from Taiwan.

US surpasses one million Covid-19 deaths

Washington/UNI: The death toll from the novel Coronavirus disease in the United States has officially surpassed one million, the Johns Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

Canada to support its seniors by funding in more than 3,000 projects

Ottawa/IBNS: Kamal Khera, Canada’s Minister of Seniors, on Monday announced an investment of $61.34 million to fund over 3,000 community-based projects to support seniors across the country, a news release said.

Canada's red-hot real estate market sees a 6 per cent price decrease in April

Ottawa/IBNS: Higher interest rates reportedly caused Canadian red-hot real estate to see a 6 per cent price decrease in April to $746,000.

10 people killed in US supermarket shooting

New York/UNI: At least ten people were killed by a gunman in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York State, local media reports said.

Canadian businesses help Afghan refugees by offering jobs, training, upgrading skills

Ottawa/IBNS: Recognizing the contributions of the refugees to the Canadian workforce, larger business employers across Canada stepped up their efforts to offer jobs to Afghan newcomers by providing them with the opportunities, skills, and work experience they need to be successful.

Canada: British Columbia's skyrocketing mortgage rate brings down home sales

Vancouver/IBNS: British Columbia (B.C,)'s Real Estate Association has reportedly estimated that a balanced market is at least a year away adding that a sharp increase in mortgage rates is pushing the province's home sales down a path to normalizing.

Canada's Ontario PCs likely to get another majority win, suggests a new poll

Ottawa/IBNS:  Progressive Conservatives (PCs) are well on their way to another majority win in the upcoming Ontario provincial election according to a recent poll from Abacus Data.

Ottawa gets ready to charter three flights for Ukrainian refugees to enter Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: Three charter flights would reportedly be organized soon by Ottawa in an effort to evacuate Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war and bring them to Canada by flights departing from Poland to three Canadian cities.

US jails ex-Coca Cola engineer in China trade secrets case

Washington: A federal judge in Greeneville, Tennessee, sentenced a Michigan woman today to 168 months, the equivalent of 14 years, in prison for a scheme to steal trade secrets, engage in economic espionage and commit fraud.

Canada's analyst predicts soaring gas prices by five cents this week

Toronto/IBNS: Gas prices could go up another five cents across Canada if Russia decides to intensify its assault on Ukraine, a leading energy price expert, Dan McTeague, president of Canadians for Affordable Energy was reported to say.

Justin Trudeau visits Ukraine, meets President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Kyiv: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday visited Kyiv, Ukraine, where he met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, amid the ongoing Russian invasion.