May 27, 2022 05:08 (IST)
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Iowa shooting leaves two people dead

Iowa: A shooting at a nightclub in the US state of Iowa resulted in the death of two people, while ten others were injured, local media report.

Chinese national sentenced for economic espionage conspiracy: US

Washington: A Chinese national formerly residing in Chesterfield, Missouri, was today sentenced to 29 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and a $150,000 fine for conspiring to commit economic espionage.

Canada Finance Minister tables second federal budget to invest heavily in economic growth

Ottawa/IBNS: The second federal budget with a multi-billion dollar plan was tabled on Thursday by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland outlining how the federal Liberals propose to uplift the Canadian economy amidst rising inflation.

Canada's unemployment rate hits record low as economy adds 72,500 jobs in March: Statistics Canada

Ottawa/IBNS: With the addition of 72,500 jobs in March, Canada's unemployment rate fell from 5.5 per cent to 5.3 per cent, its lowest rate on record comparable to data going back to 1976, the agency said. reported Statistics Canada on Apr 8.

Manitoba’s Wildfire and Conservation Office Services' members honoured for exemplary service

Winnipeg/IBNS: Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal awards were conferred on the members of Manitoba’s Wildfire and Conservation Officer Services on Thursday at the Legislative Building, Minister of Natural Resources, and Northern Development Scott Fielding announced in a news release.

Canada: Ontario sees over 100,000 new cases of COVID-19 daily

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada's Ontario has been seeing an estimated 100,000 to 120,000 new cases of COVID-19, Dr. Peter Jüni, the head of the province's scientific advisory table, said on Wednesday.

US sanctions Vladimir Putin's daughters, Russian banks over Ukraine invasion

Washington/IBNS: The United States on Wednesday announced sanctions targeting Russia's top public and private banks and two daughters of Vladimir Putin over the invasion of Ukraine.

Canada's Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15.50 per hour from Oct 1

Toronto/IBNS: Ontario Progressive Conservative government is reportedly raising the general minimum wage to $15.50 from $15, from Oct 1, a hike of eight per cent over one year to help over 700, 000 workers combat rising costs and inflation, Minister of Labour Monte McNaughton announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Ontario's tolls on Highways 412, 418 are officially gone for good: Doug Ford

Whitby/IBNS: Committed to helping keep costs down for families and businesses in Durham Region, the Ontario government has permanently removed the unfair tolls on Highways 412 and 418.

Canada successfully concludes its inclusive participation at Expo 2020 Dubai

Ottawa/IBNS: Canada has successfully concluded its participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, which included after six months of operations.

Toronto launches third COVID-19 vaccine dose to combat recent surge

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto's Mayor John Tory has announced the third dose vaccination drive against COVID-19 to facilitate the maximum possible people to get inoculated.

There should be war crime trials: Joe Biden after mass grave found in Ukraine's Bucha

Washington/IBNS: United States President Joe Biden on Monday demanded war crime trials over the alleged atrocities against civilians in Ukraine's Bucha city, reports said.

US: Shooting incident leaves six people dead in California

Sacramento: At least six people died in a shooting incident in California city of the US on Sunday, police said.

US govt to provide USD 204 million in assistance to Afghans

Washington/Kabul: The United States has announced it will provide an  additional humanitarian assistance of  nearly $204 million to the people of Afghanistan.

No Covid test required for fully vaccinated travellers to enter Canada

Tronto/IBNS:  Fully vaccinated travellers will not need a molecular COVID-19 test (such as a PCR test) or an antigen test to get into Canada by land, air, or water, as per new rules announced on Friday.