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Canadian Mounties now allow hijab

Scotland allows head scarf, too, to attract minority women into force.

25 Aug 2016 6:56 AM

Canada to US: Keep guns there

Border forces begin campaign on the country’s gun laws.

24 Aug 2016 6:41 AM

Canada Parliament passes assisted suicide bill

Canada’s Senate has voted to pass legislation allowing the terminally ill to end their life with a doctor’s assistance, clearing the final hurdle for the bill to become law after a clash between the U

19 Jun 2016 7:05 AM

China berates Canadian journalist on rights

China’s foreign minister berated a Canadian journalist on Wednesday for questioning Beijing’s human rights record, saying she had “no right to speak” about the issue.

03 Jun 2016 7:23 AM

Man gets breast implants to win $1,00,000 bet

Brian Zembic, a magician from Canada, was challenged by a friend to get breast implants for a year. — Via web

22 May 2016 6:55 AM


Canada okays genetically-modified salmon for food

Canada on Thursday approved a type of genetically-modified salmon as safe to eat, making it the first transgenic animal destined for Canadian dinner tables.

21 May 2016 3:15 AM

Air India Kanishka bombing convict Reyat released from Canadian prison

Reyat was working as a mechanic in Canada and had purchased dynamite, batteries and detonators used to construct the bombs.

28 Jan 2016 9:20 AM

Gunman opens fire in Canada school, kills 4

Shots rang out at a school in western Canada on Saturday, leaving four people dead and several others critically injured in the nation’s worst such shooting in a quarter of a century.

24 Jan 2016 6:31 AM

Canada's SC allows doctor-assisted suicide

The court had overturned a ban on physician-assisted suicide last Feb, putting Canada in handful of countries to make it legal.

16 Jan 2016 9:32 AM

Canada PM sorry for 122 years of abuse of natives

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologised on Tuesday to natives for more than a century of abuses at boarding schools set up to assimilate Canada’s indigenous peoples, saying the burden of th

17 Dec 2015 6:01 AM


First Canadian plane of Syrian refugees to arrive today

Charter planes are expected to be used for later flights.

10 Dec 2015 4:55 PM

Islamic school shut over ISIS recruits

A Toronto-area Islamic school with links to a seminary in Pakistan where California attacker Tashfeen Malik studied shuttered its doors Tuesday after it was reported that former students had sought to

10 Dec 2015 3:02 AM

Canada government ends legal fight to ban niqab

A lower court ruling in support of right to wear the veil had become a hot-button issue

17 Nov 2015 9:48 AM

Decorated Sikh soldier takes command of Canada’s military

Harjit Singh Sajjan will sit on the new govt’s most powerful cabinet committees

07 Nov 2015 3:47 PM


New Canada PM inducts record 4 PIOs in Cabinet

Harjit Sajjan is sworn in as Canadian minister of national defence at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday. New Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can also be seen. — AFP

06 Nov 2015 5:05 AM

Canada's new Defence Minister is 45 years old and was born in India

Harjit Sajjan moved to Canada when he was 5-years-old

05 Nov 2015 10:23 AM

Canada's Stephen Harper to resign as Tory leader after election defeat: Party

Harper was defeated in a come-from-behind Liberal landslide on Monday

20 Oct 2015 11:19 AM