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Canada's one-third of recent cannabis users admit driving under drug influence: Govt survey

Toronto/IBNS: In spite of campaigns to raise public awareness and law enforcement training to check marijuana-impaired driving, it was revealed by a new government survey that a third of Canadians who've recently used cannabis admit that they've been behind the wheel after consuming cannabis.

Canada justice minister slams Quebec's adoption of language bill overhauling French Charter

Ottawa/IBNS: In a vote, this week at the Quebec’s National Assembly adopted its language bill overhauling the Charter of the French language.

Canada makes its largest military aid donation of $98 million to war-hit Ukraine

Ottawa/IBNS: The federal government of Canada has announced its biggest single donation of $98 million in military aid for Ukraine since the start of Russia’s invasion.

Toronto hosts 8th annual Newcomer Day today

Toronto/IBNS: The city of Toronto is hosting its eighth annual Toronto Newcomer Day at Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall on Wednesday.

US reforming Taiwan's defense system: Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The United States has redoubled efforts to reform and improve Taiwan's defense system amid alleged threat from China, while honing its experience in supplying Ukraine with arms and military equipment, the New York Times reported, citing US officials.

Texas school shooting death toll rises to 21, including 18 children

Houston: The death toll from an elementary school shooting in the US state of Texas has risen to 21, including 18 children, a state senator said Tuesday, citing the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Canada: Some gas stations in Ottawa running out of fuel amid high demand, long lineups

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.

With Ontario elections nearing, party leaders reaffirm commitments to residential school burial searches

Toronto/IBNS: As Ontario’s elections are nearing, the Canadian province's four main parties, the Progressive Conservatives (PC), New Democrats (NDPs), Liberals, and Greens are reportedly reaffirming their commitments to search for burial sites in the former residential schools for indigenous students.

Canada emerging as a growing destination for Hong Kong students

Toronto, Canada: Canada has emerged as a nation which has leapfrogged over Australia and the United States to become the second most popular destination after Britain for Hongkongers going overseas for higher education, media reports said on Tuesday.

Russia-Ukraine war a global issue as Putin trying to extinguish a culture: Joe Biden

Tokyo/ New Delhi/UNI: United States President Joe Biden Tuesday came down heavily upon Russia at the start of the Quad Leaders' Summit saying Russia's Ukraine war is not merely a European but "a global issue and Russia is trying to extinguish a culture hitting schools and museums."

Ukrainian refugees in Canada face hurdles in getting work including medical exams

Winnipeg/IBNS: Several problems and roadblocks including access to medical exams are being faced by the Ukrainians who fled the war as they look for work in Canada.

Taiwan policy hasn't changed: White House after Joe Biden warns China

Washington/IBNS: The White House has asserted that there is no change in its policy towards Taiwan following US President Joe Biden's warning to China over the island nation which is under the Republic of China.

Afghan-Americans stage demonstration in front of UN, Times Square against Bilwal Bhutto's US visit

Kabul/New York: Afghan Americans staged a demonstration in front of the UN and Times Square on Wednesday against Pakistan's Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto's visit to the UN and the USA.

Ukraine War: Canada bans luxury goods trade with Russia

Ottawa: The Canadian government has decided to impose a ban on trade in luxury goods with Russia, a nation currently earning global criticisms for the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

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.