May 23, 2022 07:54 (IST)
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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.

Karine Jean-Pierre: White House names first black press secretary

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre as the Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary.

Tesla planning production plant in Shanghai : Reports

Beijing: US electric automaker Tesla is planning to set up a second plant to expand its production capacities in China's Shanghai, the Zhongguo Zhengquan Bao newspaper (China Securities Journal) reported on Wednesday, citing sources.

Canada's Ontario Liberals promise to strengthen industrial standards, cheaper transit to cut carbon emissions

Toronto/IBNS: With a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, the Ontario Liberals Tuesday promised a string of measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Antony Blinken to unveil policy towards China on Thursday

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will unveil the Biden administration's policy toward China during his visit to George Washington University on Thursday, the State Department said.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Ukraine, meets President Zelenskyy in Kyiv

Kyiv:  US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Ukraine and met President Zelenskyy in the latest show of support against the fight against Russian aggression by a senior Western politician.

Antony Blinken discusses US diplomats’ return with Ukraine Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed Washington's support to Kyiv in a phone call with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.

Canada's 2021 census data reveals number of transgender, non-binary people for first time

Ottawa/IBNS:  Statistics Canada’s 2021 Census of Population included for the first time a question on gender at birth, allowing all cisgender, transgender and non-binary individuals to report their gender.

Canada health officials investigate severe hepatitis of 'unknown origin' in children

Toronto/IBNS: Cases of severe liver disease "of unknown origin" among children in Canada are being investigated by public health officials as a mysterious hepatitis outbreak has reportedly affected nearly 200 youths around the world. 

US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for Covid-19

Washington/IBNS: United States Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday but is asymptomatic, The White House said in a statement.

Ottawa Police bar vehicles in downtown during weekend demonstration

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.

Canada issues US-dollar 3.5 billion global bond to strengthen foreign reserves

Ottawa/IBNS: A three-year US $3.5 billion global bond was issued by the Government of Canada last week to facilitate funds to supplement and diversify funding sources for the country’s liquid foreign reserves.

Scottie Barnes from Toronto Raptors was named NBA's rookie of the year

Toronto/IBNS: Scottie Barnes, 20, is the third Toronto player after Vince Carter (1999), Damon Stoudamire (1996) to win the NBA Rookie award of the year on Saturday at Scotiabank Arena.

Canada: 'Bollywood Ki Dhun' promotes young South Asian talent in North America with music concert

Markham/IBNS: Organized by Team 'Bollywood Ki Dhun' in association with Arya Samaj Mandir and South Asians In Ontario, a live Bollywood music concert was held recently in Ontario's Markham.